Using vertical space to store books... sounds like a good option to a large bookcase.

Anthracite Floating Bookshelf

Must get one of these! Very practical - love how streamlined it is!

A Fantastic Trunk Organizer + Giveaway -

Our Italian-designed and manufactured Sapien Bookshelf turns traditional library storage on end.  Ten shelves hold stacks of books horizontally to occupy a minimum of floor space.  When fully loaded, the bookshelf virtually disappears behind the books for the ultimate expression of minimalism. It's artistic organization at its best!

Anthracite Floating Bookshelf

White Sapien Bookcase - bought myself one for upcoming natal celebration. Have been drooling over these for years, literally. Wait, not actually drooling. Or even slavering. Just pining.

i want one of these for my room.  saw it first in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine

Horizontal Books-cases, All the Rage?

Love the Sapien bookcase next to the Louis XVI neoclassical chair, bar cart, hanging lamp and gallery wall PLUS disco ball....PERFECTION

10 Beautifully Styled Bar Carts Worth Throwing a Party For

I have always loved the sapien bookcase-time to get one. design within reach $198. MIchael Chabon Ayelet Waldman Book Stack/Remodelista

The Mysteries of Berkeley: A Literary Couple at Home

Books form "libary totem pole" stacked on a Sapien Bookcase - MIchael Chabon Ayelet Waldman Book Stack/Remodelista

I heart The Cup Planter and Sapien Bookcase from DWR. #DesignWithinReach Photo: Natalie Puls  Styling: Traci French

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Want this bookcase- actually I want 5 of them

Modern Jigsaw & Herringbone Spine Bookcase from West Elm Shelves Storage Furniture