This reminds me of my first flat. Classic Victorian house interior with an original fireplace, books in the alcove. However I wasn't stylish enough to have those wonderfully chic grey walls with high white accents.
This grey living room with floor to ceiling bookcases uses a very uniform shelf structure but displays the books themselves in a random, jumbled way, creating a unque and interesting feature wall. I like the grey shelves
Check out the sky blue back painting on these white bookcases! That looks fantastically spacious and classy, while not being at all fussy. - DIY built in bookcases with kitchen cabinets from thriftydecorchick
loving these gorgeous blue bookshelves. Having built in bookcases all the way up to the ceiling creates extra space. Avoids clutter, because you have enough space to store your favorite magazines, books, etc.