Beyond the Bookshelf

Home libraries are sophisticated spaces for your home that will give you peace and quietand a respite from overdue fines

When architect Curt Lamb visited the mission-style bungalow of a client who had requested a living room addition, he could barely find a clear walking path. Strewn about were stacks and stacks of coffee-table books of every variety—probably more than a thousand, he guessed. "You may want a living room," Lamb told the owners, "but you need a library."

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