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Designer David Kaihoi built this floor-to-ceiling bookcase himself and painted it high-gloss Black by Fine Paints of Europe. The floor, painted to mimic a rug, is Hale Navy and White Down, both by Benjamin Moore. "Big furniture makes a small room seem grander," says Kaihoi.

Small but Grand Library floor-to-ceiling bookcase himself and painted it high-gloss Black by Fine Paints of Europe. The floor, painted to mimic a rug, is Hale Navy and White Down, both by Benjamin Moore. "Big furniture makes a small room seem grander

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Bookcase with subtle depth change and display nook (can also be a writing surface if designed with increased counter depth) - note use of counter as continuous horizontal line to ground the whole system.

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Amazing library in a Chicago apartment. The artwork in the library of a Chicago home by Jean-Louis Deniot is by Serge Poliakoff. The vintage malachite cocktail table is by Maison Jansen.