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Funny Fenced Ledges

The Stella Patterson Wall Shelf Props Novels in Forward-Facing Positions

— February 14, 2014 — Art & Design
The usual way to store reading materials on a bookshelf is to arrange them with their spines facing out; however, this is not the system that the Stella Patterson Wall Shelf facilitates. Comprising a wall-mountable base and unconventional metal add-ons, this ledge requires you to place your novels with their covers facing forwards.

A solid panel of oak wood is cut and sanded beautifully around its edges. The irregularly shaped shelving unit is complemented by the asymmetrical arrangement of lacquered steel panels that wrap inside the perimeter of the Stella Patterson Wall Shelf. With the dark rear one tall and the lighter front one short, the unusual attachments become effective props for a better display of your home library. They serve as effective and unique fixed bookends.

Photo Credit: Stylepark
Trend Themes
1. Forward-facing Bookshelves - This trend of arranging books with their covers facing forwards disrupts the traditional way of organizing novels on a bookshelf, creating opportunities for innovative shelving designs.
2. Unconventional Shelving Units - The use of asymmetrical, irregularly shaped shelves like the Stella Patterson Wall Shelf presents disruptive innovation opportunities in the furniture industry, allowing for unique and visually striking storage solutions.
3. Unique Book Display - The use of unconventional metal add-ons as fixed bookends provides a disruptive way to showcase a home library, offering opportunities for creative and personalized home decor products.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Design - The trend of forward-facing bookshelves calls for innovative and unconventional shelving designs, creating opportunities for furniture designers to create unique and functional storage solutions.
2. Interior Design - The use of unconventional shelving units like the Stella Patterson Wall Shelf disrupts traditional interior design styles, presenting opportunities for interior designers to create visually striking and personalized spaces.
3. Home Decor - The use of unique book display methods, such as unconventional metal bookends, presents disruptive innovation opportunities for the home decor industry to create personalized and creative home library showcases.
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