15 Inspiring, Cleverly-Organized Stacks of Books


It’s no secret that we’re all major bookworms here at Flavorpill, but sometimes it feels like the small-but-charming living spaces we call home can’t quite accommodate our literary inclinations. There’s simply nowhere to cram all of our paperbacks. And while swooning over gorgeous bookshelves is entertaining, today we’re here to offer up a few more immediate solutions. If you also happen to suffer from an apartment that’s overrun by books, take some cues from this post, and embrace the stacks that are piling up around you by cleverly incorporating them into your interior decor. From creating eye-catching, affordable art to crafting a functional bedside table, click through to check out the very best design solutions for an unruly, out of control library that’s more hoarder than harmonious.

Numabookface, a collaboration between Nam and Numabooks. Image credit: Cool Hunting

Makeshift bedside table. Image credit: Celine Kim via Design*Sponge

Coffee table. Image credit: apartment therapy

Dining room table. Image credit: designtoday

Bed made out of books

A bed made of books. Image credit: Engraved Spine

Books instead of curtains. Image credit: Bookshelf Porn

Planter. Image credit: Aurélien Arbet and Jeremie Egry via 01 Magazine

Prism stand. Image credit: Aurélien Arbet and Jeremie Egry

Monochrome mini-stack as decorative object. Image credit: Allan Sanders

Color-blocked Vintage Penguin paperback stack as affordable sculpture. Image credit: Things Organized Neatly

Floating stack on an invisible shelf for when you run out of floor space. Image credit: Rooms filled with books

Books on stairs. Image credit: Rooms filled with books; Fuck Yeah, Book Arts!

Books as decoration in a minimal space. Image credit: A Minute of Perfection

Stacks on every surface. Image credit: nice*room

Nothing but books. Image credit: All Things Stylish