Like hooks for stuff here's an idea for shelving with character: box frames.
Love this book shelf "african interior design ideas book shelf tree"
add a large float frame above the shelving, beveled glass mirror to lighten it up.
i like the desk that is there too - the wall is still long but it doesnt take up moe space - Apartamento Vieira Souto / Andrea Chicharo
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