SLOPE OFF

Homes & Gardens - - IDEAS -

Some books are works of art in them­selves. Don’t hide these gems away; in­stead, show them off by displaying the front, rather than just the spine. The shelves of this gen­tly sloped be­spoke de­sign by in­te­rior de­signer Jo Ber­ry­man, jober­ry­man.

com, have a nar­row lip to en­sure that as much of each front cover as pos­si­ble is on view.

The depth of built-in shelves should al­ways be based on the size of the largest book to be housed so that no spines over­hang the front. This will also en­sure that the book­case doesn’t take up more of the room than is nec­es­sary.” SI­MON TCHERNIAK, se­nior fur­ni­ture de­signer, Neville John­son, neville­john­son.co.uk.

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