The next time you toss your latest read mindlessly onto a shelf, think about the possibilities. Gather your books together, and group them by theme or by color. Then, prop them up, properly, with a pair of bookends that complete the mood. Today's bookends are more objet than practical pieces. Book vignettes with vibes create cozy places in at-home spaces. Below, shop six themes that will inspire you to curate and cultivate your collection.
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Turquoise and fuchsia, white and brass, come together to make a visual statement. Jonathan Adler's bookends inspired by lavish, oversized cocktail rings make it easy to pour over fashion designer Lisa Perry's pictorial collection of boldly composed homes.
What better pairing than Ernest Hemingway's classic, The Old Man And The Sea, and a pair of seagull bookends? We love this edition for its old school fonts and cover that is the color of a sunset.
Add bleached out, reclaimed teak to your space for instantly-earthy vibes. Take things a step further by culling consistent inspiration from Lauren Liess's book of laid-back interiors featuring details that celebrate nature.
Limestone, lava, and resin bookends remind of 90's minimalist fashion, especially when paired with iconic fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh's book of images taken over the course of his 40 year career. A sophisticated pair to please the eye, especially set against a spaced filled with neutrals.
Shiraleah for Target's bookends look like weathered frames from an antique painting. Stack this collection of books covered in sleek white between each as a conversation piece or an assortment of afternoon reads.
This duo inspires. In the world of gemstones, rose quartz represents the opening of the heart, while this fascinating look at the five types of bohemians---folkloric , beat, dandy, nouveau, and zen---will remind to pursue your ideals and artistic inclinations.