Amazing bookcase/staircase.

I'm happy to find yet another multi-functional bookshelf. This one's a staircase that is also a bookshelf.

An amazing design by London-based Levitate Architects that's charming, a great use of space, and (of course) wonderful for anybody who loves to be thoroughly surrounded by books.
Here's what Levitate's Tim Sloan said about the project:
"We created a 'secret' staircase, hidden from the main reception room, to access a new loft bedroom lit by roof lights. Limited by space, we melded the idea of a staircase with our client's desire for a library to form a 'library staircase' in which English oak stair treads and shelves are both completely lined with books. With a skylight above lighting the staircase, it becomes the perfect place to stop and browse a tome."

Read more on Apartment Therapy.


michelle said…
What an amazing rug, I just love it! thanks for sharing, and oh yes who doesnt love the bookcase. My daughter now color codes her books on her shelf after seeing this layout on apartment therapy a while ago, now she is moving on to color coding mine.
ColleenBaran said…
I admit I couldn't resist colour coding mine as well.
jacklyn said…
i love this idea.

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