A double height wall of books in the library, yes. The living room - sure! But the kitchen? I may not have believed it until I saw this photo of architectural designer Tiffany Schrader-Brown's Brooklyn brownstone. As you can see, this double-height bookshelf begins on the kitchen wall but extends until it reaches the loft bedroom overhead.
Curious as to how they reach the books? Tiffany responds to readers' inquiries in this Design*Sponge sneak peek:
How do we get the books? - we designed the counter so we could stand on it to reach up high, and for the even-higher books we reach around the glass handrail in the loft, and we reserve the upper-right corner for deep storage, for which we use a ladder.
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(Image: Rachel Been via Design*Sponge)