Geometric Bookcases

Are you feeling overwhelmed with the number of books that you own? Are you finding it nearly impossible to keep them organized or even find some storage space? One of the most functional and stylish storage units in your house is the geometric bookcases. These artistic versions of bookcases are the best to spruce up your living room space. In addition to providing you with a functional space to store your books, they help you create a focal point in your space. A geometric bookcase helps you display your books so beautifully that it would compel a non-reader to take out a book and start reading it.

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  • 5.5’ 6 Tier S-Shaped Bookshelf by HOMCOM
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    5.5’ 6 Tier S-Shaped Bookshelf by HOMCOM
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  • 5-Tier Geometric Display Bookshelf by Abba Patio
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    5-Tier Geometric Display Bookshelf by Abba Patio
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  • Webster Cafe Brown 71" Bookcase by Kurio King
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    Webster Cafe Brown 71" Bookcase by Kurio King
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  • Mathry 59"H Etagere Bookcase by Southern Enterprises
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    Mathry 59"H Etagere Bookcase by Southern Enterprises
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  • Madison Avenue 30"H 2-Shelf Low Geometric Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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    Madison Avenue 30"H 2-Shelf Low Geometric Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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  • 62"H Modern Geometric Bookshelf by Baxton Studio
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    62"H Modern Geometric Bookshelf by Baxton Studio
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  • Michio 5-Tier 61"H Geometric Living Room Display Shelf by Baxton Studio
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    Michio 5-Tier 61"H Geometric Living Room Display Shelf by Baxton Studio
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  • Gorrman 34"H Cubby Bookshelf by Powell
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    Gorrman 34"H Cubby Bookshelf by Powell
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  • Madison Avenue 63"H 4-Shelf Geometric Etagere Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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    Madison Avenue 63"H 4-Shelf Geometric Etagere Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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  • Madison Avenue 63"H 4-Shelf Geometric Etagere Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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    Madison Avenue 63"H 4-Shelf Geometric Etagere Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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  • Madison Avenue 63"H 4-Shelf Geometric Etagere Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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    Madison Avenue 63"H 4-Shelf Geometric Etagere Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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  • Madison Avenue 30"H 2-Shelf Low Geometric Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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    Madison Avenue 30"H 2-Shelf Low Geometric Bookcase With Doors by Bush
    $332.99
  • Madison Avenue 30"H 2-Shelf Low Geometric Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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    Madison Avenue 30"H 2-Shelf Low Geometric Bookcase With Doors by Bush
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Geometric Bookcases: A Comprehensive Buyer's Guide

Many of us are probably guilty of buying more books than we actually manage to read. Read or unread; we can't let those precious books remain unkept and collect dust.

Enter the geometric bookcase: a contemporary furnishing that incorporates both style and function. Its simple lines give it a timeless appeal, and its solid construction makes it suitable for most rooms in the house. This guide will attempt to demystify these aesthetic pieces of furniture and give you some helpful tips on how to choose one for yourself.

Why Are They Called Geometric?

A geometric bookcase is a decorative storage unit with multiple shelves arranged in a geometrically balanced pattern. It usually has square or rectangular shapes with an elaborate design on top of each shelf.

These pieces of furniture can be used as standalone units or as part of larger library units in living rooms or bedrooms where you want plenty of storage space for books and other items.

Where Can You Put A Geometric Bookcase In Your Home?

As mentioned, these bookcases can be installed anywhere in your home, but consider these suggestions below for some inspiration. Needless to say, these aesthetic storage pieces aren't just for books, so the only real limit is your imagination.

The Living Room

Flaunt those book titles to your friends during the next get-together! It's also a great place to showcase your small indoor plants, action figures, and other decorative effects!

The Bedroom

A geometric bookcase in your bedroom can be used to store anything from books to clothes and shoes. Keep the bedroom tidy and stylish at the same time!

The Kitchen

In this highly digital era, cookbooks still hold a unique charm. Store these in a geometric bookcase instead of piling them up on the kitchen island or cramming them in cabinets along with other dishes and cutlery.

The Home Office/Workstation

This is the place in your home where these pieces would make the most sense. A geometric bookcase will make your home office more organized and help you stay on top of your tasks.

Types of Geometric Bookcases

Geometric bookcases come in a few different styles and materials. Of course, knowing which one is best for you depends on your taste, room decor, and budget - but below, we provide some guidance that can help you decide.

Asymmetrical Geometric Bookcases

These bookcases feature curves and angles that make them look more like sculptures than furniture. They have an interesting geometric pattern on their surface and are available in different colors and styles.

These are some of the most popular kinds made out there because they're the most contemporary looking. They're usually made from wood or metal but can also be made from other materials like glass or plastic. They are designed to be placed against a wall with no space behind them.

If you have an open floor plan, consider using asymmetrical geometric bookcases as dividers between rooms or standalone pieces in your living room or dining room. The lack of symmetry makes these types work well in any room where you want something unique and eye-catching without being overly distracting.

Wall-mounted Geometric Bookcases

As you can probably deduce from the name, these bookcases are mounted directly onto the wall, so they don't take up any floor space. This makes them ideal for smaller areas. Wall-mounted geometric bookcases are also great for people who love minimalism because they give off a modern vibe without overpowering other room elements.

Because of the mounted design, they're also more secure than other types of bookcases. As a result, they're ideal for displaying artwork, decorative pieces, wine bottles, small plants, and other items that don't get handled very often. 

Cube Geometric Bookcases

Although referred to as cubes, they also come in varied dimensions. The cube shape is perfect for smaller rooms since it easily fits any space. And with so many different styles and colors available, you can find one that matches your décor perfectly.

Cube geometric bookcases have straight lines and sharp angles, making them perfect for modern décor. This style is typically made from solid woods such as maple or cherry. It's a great choice if you don't have a lot of space and need to maximize the amount of storage you get.

Horizontal Geometric Bookcases

Horizontal models offer plenty of space for storing items. Depending on your needs and preferences, they can be placed along a wall or in the center of a room. The smaller models can even be placed on a large hardwood desk.

Horizontal models are often made from solid wood or metal frames that have been stained or painted white or brown shades. The top and bottom shelves can be straight or angled for a more dynamic look. This type of bookcase is perfect for displaying books, but it can also be used to store other items such as memorabilia or knick-knacks.

L-shaped Geometric Bookcases

As the name suggests, this type of geometric bookcase has an L-shape, which is perfect for storing books in the corner of the living room or bedroom. They're great for creating a unique look in your home and adding more storage space where it's needed most!

Are you thinking about setting up a reading nook at a corner for yourself or the kids? Consider this type of geometric bookcase.

Honeycomb Geometric Bookcases

Typically made of hardwood, these models featuring a honeycomb design are some of the bolder ones since they're not very conventional yet.

The honeycomb pattern is an ancient symbol of wealth and prosperity and is said to bring good luck into your home if you place them in certain house areas. Whether you believe that benefit or not, there's no denying how a honeycomb geometric bookcase can add some pizazz to your place.

Modular Geometric Bookcase

The modular geometric bookcase is also a contemporary means to store your books. It has an open-plan geometry that optimizes storage and transparency, making it ideal for someone who values order in their life. Moreover, because its installation takes only seconds, you can place this geometric bookshelf wherever in your house, making day-to-day management more effortless than ever!

You'll never be overwhelmed by crowded shelves or piles stacked on top of one another again with one of these six-set modular cases.

Why Buy A Geometric Bookcase?

If you're on the cusp of purchase or looking for some logical points to present to your spouse, here are some reasons why buying a geometric bookcase for your home might be a good idea.

They Add Character To Your Home.

Geometric bookcases have been around for a while now and have been used by artists, architects, and everyday homeowners alike. They add an interesting focal point to any room, which is excellent if you want to make a statement with your furniture.

They Are Functional And Affordable.

One of the best things about geometric bookcases is how affordable they are compared to other types of aesthetic furnishings, yet they add distinct elegance to your space. And you know their purpose far exceeds aesthetics.

They Keep The Room Organized.

Because they add extra storage, they will keep your room from being cluttered with books, magazines, and personal effects.

They Are Excellent Room Dividers.

If you're looking for a way to split up your living space, then geometric bookcases are the ideal solution. They are great room dividers that will help keep your home feeling open and spacious while still providing some privacy between rooms.

They're Easy to Assemble, Install, and Move.

Geometric bookcases are straightforward furniture pieces that you can probably set up yourself using some essential tools. And if you're renting, it's a storage item that can be easily moved from apartment to apartment.

What To Consider When Shopping for Geometric Bookcases

Location

The first question you need to ask yourself is, "Where shall I put it?"; then, almost every other factor will follow. Does the room have enough floor space, or should you look at wall-mounted ones? What kinds of objects are to be placed in the case if it's to go in this room? These are good questions to ask.

Size

Relative to the intended room to put it in, the size of the bookcase will be a crucial point to consider. You don't want the hassle of having to return an item because it doesn't fit or the feeling of disappointment because it's too tiny and underwhelming for the room.

It's a good idea to measure the dimensions of the space accurately, then use that as a reference when doing your shopping.

Finish

The color scheme in your room should play into your decision when choosing geometric bookcases as well. If your room has bright colors or bold patterns, then it's probably best to select geometric bookcases with muted shades so they don't overpower the rest of your decorating scheme. On the other hand, if your room has very simple colors or patterns already in place, it's probably OK to go with brightly colored geometric bookshelves that will stand out from the background décor.

Design And Intended Use

If you only have a few books, an open shelf design might be sufficient. However, if you have a lot of them or you have other items that need storage, you may want to opt for one with enclosed cabinets and drawers. 


If you intend to put heavy decorative items like vintage liquor bottles and hefty hardbound tomes, then choose a more robust design. If you just need it for pocketbooks, action figures, and magazines, perhaps those made of plastic or glass would be fine.

Materials

You also need to consider the materials used to make the geometric bookcase before purchasing one because they can significantly affect its durability and quality. Most of them are made from different types of woods like oak, pine, and cherry, which are known for their strength and durability. You also need to check if they are made using sturdy frames like steel or aluminum because these materials help products last longer than those made from plastic or laminate.

Price

Geometric bookcase costs vary greatly, so you should figure out exactly how much you want to spend before you start looking. The massive price discrepancies you're likely to encounter aren't necessarily an accurate indicator of quality difference, so be sure to do a bit of reading before purchasing.

Sustainability

Granted, this is a subjective, optional criterion, but it's wise to choose a high-quality geometric bookcase so it will stand the test of time and not end up in a landfill in a few years. As they say, “buying cheap means buying twice.” If you want more inspiration on sustainability and some elaborate guides on the topic, please check out our articles here: https://interiorbeat.com/articles/

How to Style A Geometric Bookcase

Styling a geometric bookshelf is an art in and of itself, requiring meticulous consideration. This contemporary bookcase frequently houses a large assortment of items, and you may notice that some bookcases actually include fewer books than other ornamental pieces.

While books are the clear star of the show, and many will vouch for their aesthetic appeal on their own, it's a good idea to fill neighboring areas with other decorative things like vases and bowls to add a touch of diversity. Consider this list below for inspiration as to what to put on your case.

  • Artwork 

  • Ornamental bowls and plates

  • Ornamental vases 

  • Photo frames 

  • Potted plants.

  • Action figures

  • Vintage liquor bottles

  • Travel souvenirs

  • Magazines

  • Photo albums

  • Miniature fish bowls

  • Decorative baskets

  • Decorative lamps

  • Exotic woodcrafts

  • Small vintage clocks

  • Glass jars with coin or button collection

  • Trophies and medals

When decorating your geometric bookcase, remember that practicality is essential, and most bookcase designs allow you to do this without sacrificing beauty. The most crucial thing to do before you begin putting objects on it is to settle on the specific items you want to show. Consider the questions below.

  • Will you have more books than artwork, for example, or vice versa?

  • If you're certain the bookcase goes well with the interior design, will the ornaments inside it be a good fit as well?

  • Is the space in the bookcase enough to showcase all your desired items, or will they seem cramped?

If you have a bookcase divided into squares, for example, you may pick the adornments to put in each box relative to their similarity or function. Depending on how easy you want to reach these ornaments, you may need to determine where to put them. The most frequently used books must be accessible to you, while the items you don’t want people touching should be positioned in farther or higher tiers.

You must also decide on the number of objects to utilize in addition to the type of decorations you might need. If you over-decorate your bookshelf, it will appear congested, which will impair its physical appeal. When everything is said and done, the bookshelf decorations you choose should represent your individuality.

Wrapping it up

Most of the time, geometrically shaped pieces of furniture can look imposing and awkward. However, when it comes to geometric bookcases, the strong, shapely wood, metal, and glass exteriors make for a visually stunning piece that you'll want in your home. Hopefully, this guide has shed some light on these furnishings and helped you pick the one you'll be happy with. Check out our collection above and use filters as appropriate to get closer to exactly what you are looking for. 

Questions and answers about Geometric Bookcases

What is the cheapest product in Geometric Bookcases?

The cheapest product is 5-Tier Geometric Display Bookshelf

Do all Geometric Bookcases ship to me?

All Geometric Bookcases on Interiorbeat ship to all states in the US.

Which brands are great at creating Geometric Bookcases?

At Interiorbeat we have 7 brands in Geometric Bookcases. The brand with most products is Bush, but also Baxton Studio and HomCom are popular brands.