If you are looking for a place to keep not just your books and journals but your trinkets, and as well have a place to display your awards, flower vase and cards; you will definitely find it in a low bookcase. These are bookcases known for their little heights which can be as low as waist height.
Description of a low bookcase
A low bookcase is often broad based. They are built with homes that have an adequate amount of room space in mind. Many of them are characterized by multi-shelf patterns since they are able to extend on the room floor. For being close to the ground, they are often made of solid materials such as solid oak or mahogany wood. They are also designed to have doors of glass and compartments in sections that can be used to store more delicate items like jewelry. The metal designs add measures of modernly look to these designs but are not as common as wood designs in the market.
Solid wood designs of low bookcases
Solid wood is the predominant nature of many low bookcases. This is rightly so because the overall weight can be well supported by the wide base. The design patterns range from different shelf numbers of at least four and upwards. The finishes are done with blends of natural brown to the cool reddish-brown chestnut and the black or white colors.
Advantages and disadvantages of low bookcases
The good about low bookcases lies in their accessibility. You can easily access all departments of the bookcase regardless of the length of the size it may have. Your kids can as well find it useful for this height. Low bookcases are ideal to serve you in many areas as much as you are able to allocate. You can have a display top, a jewelry section, books section, souvenir and much more.
The major downside you can find with this design is in the floor area required to accommodate this design. If you’re short of room space, you may not go for low bookcases but if you insist, then you should be ready to go for little-sized ones that can still meet your need.