Beyond the usefulness of wall mounted bookshelves for storing books, they are also a perfect way to add more style to any room. Creative shelf designs invite you to curate your book collection and display your collection of treasures. As well as selecting bookshelves that are practical and interesting designwise, our experts have gathered 10 unique wall mounted bookshelves that float off the ground, freeing up valuable space floor space.
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Versatile Wall Shelf with Tiered Storage
Perfect For: Maximizing space in living rooms, bedrooms, or dining areas
What We Like: Flexible installation options for different room layouts
Elevate your storage and display game with this versatile wall shelf, featuring two or three tiers depending on the orientation of its installation. Its engineered wood frame boasts a clean-lined silhouette and a neutral solid finish that complements any decor style, making it an ideal addition to modern or classic interiors. Show off your favorite trinkets, small potted plants, or framed memories while keeping your space tidy and organized. Simple assembly required and no visible hanging hardware ensure a sleek, seamless look.
Experiment with arranging the shelves in both vertical and horizontal orientations to find the perfect fit for your space, balancing aesthetics and functionality.
Industrial Wall-Mounted Pipe-Inspired Shelf
Sand & Stable™
Perfect For: Adding storage and flair to your master suite or study
What We Like: Space-saving design with a factory-chic aesthetic
This industrial wall shelf boasts two imitation wood laminate shelves supported by a brown metal frame with a striking pipe-inspired look. Its neutral color palette pairs well with a variety of ensembles, and the wall-mounted design saves valuable floor space. Perfect for showcasing books or decorative items, this shelf brings essential storage and an edgy vibe to your home.
To enhance its industrial charm, pair the shelf with eclectic accessories such as vintage books, small potted plants, or antique-looking trinkets for a balanced and eye-catching display.
Simple Hanging Bookcase with Curved Edges
Mack & Milo™
Perfect For: Displaying books, plants, and decor in a stylish and space-saving way
What We Like: Sleek, open design with four shelves and a rail on each shelf
This simple hanging bookcase boasts a classic style made of engineered wood in a white finish. It features a sleek, open design with four shelves and gently curved edges, perfect for displaying books, plants, or pendants. A rail on each shelf keeps items secure. Measuring 44.5" high x 23.3" wide, it's easy to mount vertically on any wall in a bedroom, study room, living room, or balcony.
Install the bookcase at eye level or slightly above in your living room, considering the weight of the items displayed, to create a versatile focal point that showcases your favorite pieces.
Octagonal Floating Wood Wall Shelves
Perfect For: Showcasing various knickknacks and accent pieces
What We Like: Mixed material design with metal frame and solid wood shelves
Enhance your room with these contemporary octagonal floating wood wall shelves, boasting a stylish metal frame with a central diamond accent that securely supports five MDF wood shelf boards. Ideal for displaying treasured décor items, these shelves are suitable for any part of your home needing an upgrade in style and sophistication. Its durable finish makes it easy to clean, ensuring their beauty for years to come. These versatile shelves come fully assembled and ready to hang, requiring only screws to securely attach it to your wall.
To create a cohesive and visually stunning display, consider arranging items with similar colors or themes across the shelves, and feel free to mix different-sized objects for variety and interest.
4-Piece Porcelain Pasta Bowl Set with Gold Rim
Perfect For: Dinner parties with friends and everyday family meals
What We Like: Versatile design and durability
This 4-piece pasta bowl set showcases your personality at the dinner table, making it ideal for gatherings with friends and daily family meals. Crafted from porcelain china in a neutral white hue and featuring a darkened gold rim, these bowls are both stackable and resistant to chipping and scratches. Microwave and oven safe, they conveniently heat up side dishes, and are dishwasher safe for easy clean-up, ensuring both style and functionality.
For a stunning tablescape, pair these elegant pasta bowls with matching white and gold-rimmed dinnerware and coordinating metallic flatware to impress your guests and create a cohesive dining experience.
Three-Tier Floating Wall Shelf
Perfect For: Maximizing storage space while maintaining a modern aesthetic
What We Like: Minimalistic design with ample storage capacity
Introducing the sleek and stylish Three-Tier Floating Wall Shelf, ideal for displaying decorative items, books, and essentials while adding a touch of sophistication to any room. This wall-mounted shelf provides a space-saving solution, perfect for smaller rooms or areas with limited floor space. Available in white, oak, and anthracite, you can customize its appearance to match your decor preferences. Crafted from high-quality materials, this shelf is durable and long-lasting.
Consider placing this shelf in various rooms such as living spaces, bedrooms, offices, or studies. Pair it with matching furniture and accessories for a cohesive and stylish look.
Round Metal Wall Display Rack
Perfect For: Showcasing small items and adding a modern touch to your home
What We Like: Unique and functional circular mesh design
Add a fresh, modern vibe to your living space with this round metal wall display rack. Perfect for showcasing mini potted plants, figurines, and other precious belongings, this functional yet stylish piece features a sturdy metal frame and four levels of open space. The 0.6" thick MDF and integrated wall shelf offer secure storage, while the easy-to-mount keyhole hook and included expansion tube ensure a stable and durable setup.
For a visually striking display, arrange a mix of small and tall objects with varying textures and colors, utilizing the generous height clearance between each level.
Steam Punk Wall Mounted Bookshelves
Made of 1.5” thick panel steel pipe, the vertical supports attach to the wall with a metal disc and screws. This ensures the bookshelf remains stable and secure against your wall. Six wood shelves each can support up to 20 lbs.
This is a perfect open shelved wall mounted bookcase standing 85.5” tall with 24” wide shelves. The bookcase can be mounted in two ways. Two flat feet can stand on the floor with the corner pipe mounts attached to the wall at the top of the shelves. Alternately, the bookshelves can float off the floor by attaching the corner mounts at the bottom and allowing the feet to finish the top of the case. Two center pipe supports help carry the weight.
Floating 3-Tier Bookshelf with Brass Frame
Perfect For: Maximizing space and adding style to any room
What We Like: The modern ornate design and gold-tone brass frame
This floating 3-tier bookshelf is a compact and chic storage solution, featuring white shelves and an eye-catching gold-tone brass metal frame. Ideal for use as a wall shelf in your bedroom or living room, it serves as extra storage anywhere in your home. Offering easy assembly in just 25 minutes, you can arrange multiple units to create the perfect customized space while enjoying a minimalist and modern look.
Install the shelf near a cozy reading nook or study area for convenient access to books, and accentuate its modern ornate style by displaying small decorative items, art pieces, or potted plants.
Wall-Mounted Cubby Shelf with Black Finish
Perfect For: Creating versatile storage and display options in any room
What We Like: The invisible hanging hardware for a sleek appearance
Add style and function to your home with this wall-mounted cubby shelf, featuring 6 spacious compartments and a sophisticated black finish. Its versatile design allows for a variety of decorative and practical uses, such as showcasing glossy books and metallic vases in the den or organizing craft supplies in the office. With no visible hanging hardware, this shelf offers a clean and seamless look, while the included mounting accessories ensure a hassle-free installation.
Pair this shelf with monochromatic or colorful accessories to create a striking contrast against the black finish, and consider incorporating additional shelves for a cohesive and functional display.
Versatile Wall Shelf in Various Shapes and Finishes
Perfect For: Enhancing any room's storage and display potential
What We Like: Customizable installation and arrangement
The SAP shelves offer a unique and stylish way to upgrade your space with extra storage and display options. With three distinct shapes and four attractive finishes, these birch plywood, easy-to-install shelves can be arranged in countless ways to suit your taste and décor. Choose from gray, maple, black, or walnut to match your room's color scheme while maximizing space and organization. Their 36.22" width and 9.45" depth make them perfect for showcasing your favorite items.
Integrate these shelves with modern or contemporary furnishings for a cohesive look, and don't forget to pick up wall screws for a secure installation. Experiment with different layouts to create a visually engaging wall feature.
2-Tier Floating Wall Shelves
Perfect For: Organizing and displaying essentials in any room
What We Like: Versatile design and easy installation
These 2-tier floating wall shelves offer a simple, practical, and reliable solution for both storage and decoration in any space. Made from steel pipes and lacquered solid MDF boards, the shelves are sturdy and wide enough to hold pictures, small plants, keepsakes, and other items in your bathroom, bedroom, living room, kitchen, or office. The easy-to-assemble design features hole hangers on the back for secure hanging. Add extra storage and flair to any wall with these versatile shelves.
For a cohesive look, match the shelf color to the room's trim or select a complimentary color to make it a focal point. Mix and match functional items with decorative pieces for an attractive display.
Wall Mounted Kids' Bookshelf
Isabelle & Max™
Three separate floating white pine shelves are perfect for displaying books and other treasures in this wall mounted kids’ bookshelf. Full assembly is required; each shelf comes with a tip over resistant device. The front bars keep everything in place and make it easy to replace items.
Mango Wood Wall Mounted Bookshelves
At 24” by 24” this compact wall bookshelf has three shelves made from solid mango wood. The wood shelves come in either a bronze or gold tone while the metal double-diamond iron frame comes in with a dark gray or rose gold finish.
Wipe spills promptly with a lint-free cloth or use a slightly damp cloth to spot clean, then wipe dry with a clean and dry cloth. Don’t use abrasive or harsh chemicals as they may damage the finish. Furniture touch-up crayons or markers can be used for a quick fix and touch-up if the shelves are accidentally scratched. Avoid exposure to extreme temperatures.
Brass Finish Hanging Bookshelves
Crafted from metal, this set of two hanging bookshelves features an antique brass finish. Each shelf hangs easily using two screws or nails that are not included with the shelves. No assembly is required for these wall mounted bookshelves that each measure 28” long.
Narrow Panel Backed Wall Mounted Bookcase
Unique and unusual, this panel wall mounted bookshelf is made from manufactured wood and comes in either white matte or a bronze finish. The bookshelf stands 84” high by 19.5” wide with nine adjustable floating shelves measuring 17” wide.
Cleverly designed so you can place the nine shelves either horizontally or vertically. Horizontal shelves hold books and other items while any vertical shelves stop books from tipping off, and add an interesting sculptural element. Place two or three shelves together to create a showstopping feature in any room. The hanging bookshelves weigh 78 lbs so need to be securely anchored into studs in your wall.
Set of Six Wall Bookshelves
No assembly is required for this set of heavy-duty metal bookshelves. If mounted in drywall with anchor screws, each shelf can accommodate up to 15 lbs. If mounted directly into studs or wooden walls, each shelf can accommodate up to 25 lbs.
Asymmetrical Wooden Wall Mounted Bookshelf
Crafted from solid American Oak, these wall mounted bookshelves show a natural wood grain and color variation. Three shelves are offset by angled supports resembling tree branches. Comes with flush stainless steel brackets, pre-drilled holes and easy-to-follow assembly and installation instructions.
Black Pipe Wall Mounted Bookcase
Made entirely from black, metal-fitted pipes, this wall mounted bookshelf is ideal for any industrial, rustic or modern decor scheme. The reconfigurable design lets you choose varying angles to create a personalized setup. Books are propped up on the horizontal pipes and can lean again the vertical ones.
Three sizes of pipe length and 12 corner connectors let you combine these hanging wall bookshelves into a variety of configurations. Three mounting discs each have four screw holes to ensure the pipes stay securely anchored into the wall. Two people are required to put together and hang the pipe system.
Floating Wall Mounted Bookcase
Two 31 ½” wide shelves are crafted from laminated engineered wood and hold up to 33 lbs of weight each. The tiered shelves come in a gray/black or white shelf color option. Both colors are contrasted with the black wire connectors that screw into the walls.
The delicate wire connectors feature a crisscrossing X design that create the light and airy look of this wall mounted bookshelf. The wires are inset from the edges of the shelves and provide support for books or other trinkets to stay upright. Make sure to either install into wall studs or use anchors to support the weight of these hanging bookshelves.
Glam Wall Mounted Bookshelves
Three tempered glass shelves appear to float in a slim iron frame finished in antique gold on this elegant and sophisticated wall bookshelf. The distance between shelves is 14.17” which allows you to display the tallest books as well as other items.
What do we read today? I do not know, let's go pick something from a bookcase of comics and books. A splendid wall mounted bookshelves for kids, has shelves which are equipped with compartments that hold every kind of book.Don't hide them anymore!
Get your kids this amazing wall mounted wooden bookshelf. Designed with a thick frame, the piece comes with incredible load-bearing capacity. It offers up to five open shelves for collectibles, books, and other kid stuff. The shelf is also finished in white so it should easily blend into walls.
A great solution for contemporary homes, dorms, and offices. This set of wall-mounted bookshelves is characterized by a floating design, wood construction, espresso finish, and a bunch of various compartments for storing your books, pictures, and knick-knacks.
Kids' 55" Bookcase
This amazing bookcase would be a cute opportunity for every children's room. Unique colours combined with functional shelves are gonna make the space very stylish and convenient for every young person.
I love these shelves. The horizontal space for the oversized books is such a great idea!
If you are looking for smooth, space-saving bookshelves, this set may appeal to you. Created with the aim to prevent the child from undesired injuries, these vinyl gutters helped to establish fully safe and stylish bookshelves for the nursery.
Looking for a bookshelf that would spruce up your ambiance? We've got something interesting for you! It's a wall mounted bookshelf, which is painted on white color and has the wooden construction. It brings the simplicity and functionality into any room.
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Bunk Bed 13.2" Book Shelf
Practical, space-saving, and nice to look at, this Bedside Shelf in White Finish is designed of sustainable lime plywood. The book shelf offers front panels for holding books, handmade construction, and low maintenance - wipe it with a dry cloth.
Wall mounted shelves for storing books and magazines and more. It is completely made of wood. Includes screw holes for easy assembly. Suitable for residential and commercial premises.
Love how these book shelves show the front of the book. E likes to decide on her stories for the night by looking at the cover
Simple bookshelves for children's books are an excellent choice for your toddler's room. The whole is decorated in pleasant colors and is made of wood, is durable and beautifully presented. Great place to store small books.
perspex on the wall book shelf? What a great space saver! 24"
The transparent acrylic bookcase, fastened to the wall, is a perfect combination of functionality and neutral styling that will work out in the children's room and any impressive interior in modern design.
Simpe bookshelves for kids. They feature wall mounted constructions that support small books for kids. White colors of these shelves perfectly match any decor. They are suitable for corner placement and for other configurations.
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Two ladders, probably could even do them standing upright and then not have to mount them on wall
Wall shelf for storing books, display decorations and more. It is completely made of wood. Modern and functional design for each room as needed.
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