Buying guide for bookcase – bookcase with storage


Modern American furniture is popular for its multi-purpose manufactures. Hundreds of ideas have been introduced in both of seating as well as non-seating furniture two serve more than one purposes for the user, such as, trundle beds, storage headboards, loft beds, bookcase with storage, etc.

In this article, we will discuss about of bookcases, their different types by functionality designs and material.

Here are some different types of bookcases by material and design:

By Material:

Bookcases are manufactured in different materials, such as, wood, metal, glass, etc. It up to the user’s personal interest and individual situation which material they prefer, though, all of them are durable and have their own fascination and glamor.

Wooden Bookcases:

Wooden furniture, including bookcases, is categorized further in two types – The hardwood furniture and softwood furniture. Hardwood furniture is relatively expensive but more durable, but if you want to go with less expensive range, softwood furniture is also pretty durable.

Metal Bookcases:

Bookcases are also manufactured with metals, such as, iron, steel, copper, etc. Metal bookcases are relatively trendier in offices and work places, but equally work for domestic purposes.

By Design:

There are a lot of different types of bookcases by design, some of which are:

Standard Bookcase:

Commonly, standard bookcases are constructed with wood, but not in all the cases. A standard bookcase is a single piece of furniture, usually tall, consisting of horizontal shelves and support the wall. Standard bookcases are commonly large and rectangular, but it’s not a rule.


Cubes, also known as implies, consist of equal-sized cubic shelves or compartments to store books or other stuff, in the shape of 3×3 or 4×4; depends upon what size or brand you choose.

Bookcase with Storage:

Bookcase with storage is a multi-purpose design, it consists of bookshelves to organize the books, as well as drawers and cabins to store your other stuff too. It can also be used in the context that the books which are in use currently can be shelved in shelves, and which are not in use can be stored in the cabins and drawers.