One for the books: Boost your shelf image with these contemporary cases

1. Retro storage cubes

Dotcom Gift Shop, £89.95 for set of four. Stack or scatter these for some funky living-room shapes. 020 8746 2473, dotcomgiftshop.com

2. Shelf ladder

Garden Trading, £175. Step up your library with this quaintly rustic elm piece. 0845 608 4448, gardentrading.co.uk

3. Chateau Bookcase

The Orchard, £230. Hand-carved mahogany is complemented by a faux-antique finish. 0845 643 0363, theorchardhomeandgifts.com

4. Shoreditch Industrial Bookcase

Alexander & Pearl, £745. A distressed trolley unit that's the hip solution for any warehouse space. 020 3372 5139, alexanderandpearl.co.uk

5. Babel Bookcase

Bonaldo, £513. The bold and the biblical collide in this conical design inspired by the Tower of Babel. 01282 862 626, awhiteroom.com

6. Cleo Large Bookcase

Habitat, £232. Elegant and economical, this lacquered black-wood unit boasts 28 storage areas. 0844 499 1111, habitat.co.uk

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