Books in this transparent Chicago home are sorted according to color and stacked in small piles on shelves by the stairs.
At this midcentury home in Los Angeles, books are organized on Vitsoe's classic 606 Universal Shelving System according to color. “It’s like Lego for grown-ups,” says the resident.
This Brooklyn duplex's rainbow-coded library echoes the colors of a multihued Moroccan rug in the living area.
Designed by Australian architect John Wardle, the steel shelves of this color-coded library hang from wooden pegs in the walls of a compact guest cottage.
Given the spatial constraints in this rural Slovenian house, the staircase doubles as a handy bookshelf. Seen from behind, the books' color coordination adds visual interest to the space.