marble balanced by glass panels + white tiling
And why not put the books flat? After all, everyone's tastes and I suppose those of the owner of this room has special! In any case, I love the library with its scale blue and beautiful couch in front!
Beautiful bookshelf with leather couch in front. Large molding on bookcase. Nice layout of books and keepsakes.
sofa in front of bookcases
This cognac couch looks cozy! Not sure about its placement in front of the bookshelf though
bookcase with curtain
artwork hung on the front of a bookshelf: sometimes it *works*! ...just put it in front of little-used books...or a bit of clutter?! (also, consider furniture in front of shelves...)
bookshelves might also be two-toned (darker background color to make books pop)
Couch in front of bookshelf, bookshelf is decorated with knick-knacks, light couch with dark background