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Why Everyone Needs a Color-Coded Bookshelf

02/06/2015 10:38 am ET | Updated Apr 08, 2015
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We see them. We dream of them. We want them in our own homes. Here's how to bring in color (in an orderly fashion, of course!).

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photography by FRANCOIS DISCHINGER

When a mismatched collection of titles evoke a cluttered scene, this simple organizational method establishes a sense of cohesiveness throughout the space.

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photography by JOSHUA W. MCHUGH

They create an aesthetically-pleasing essence within a space. Elevate the look with chic touches in complementary tones and metallic accents.

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photography by MATT ALBIANI

Some of us lack the time (and patience) to organize shelves by genre, title, alphabetically - you name it. This simple solution takes away all the fuss and is even easier to maintain!

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photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE

It adds a refreshing and modern dynamic to classic interiors with bold colors and old-world style.

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photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE

When working with an exclusive palette, monochrome shelves become an extension of the space, instilling a continuous flow within the decor.

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photography by BRITTANY AMBRIDGE

This animated arrangement, which doubles as a learning tool, encourages the little ones to explore color through organization.