10 Easy Pieces: Freestanding Shelving Units

While we’ve posted on wall-mounted shelving systems in the past, freestanding units provide the same level of storage while also being more portable and modular within the home (think freestanding shelves as room divider). Here are our 10 favorites.

Carl Hansen & Son FK63 Deep Bookcase
Above: The luxe option is the Carl Hansen & Son FK63 Deep Bookcase in oiled oak; it starts at $1,595 for a single unit at 2Modern.
Room & Board Slim Bookcase Wall Unit
Above: The Room & Board Slim Bookcase Wall Unit, shown in Natural Steel, is $1,896.
Menu Compile Shelving System 5 Shelves White
Above: The Compile Shelving System, Five Shelves, shown in White, is $1,949 at Muuto.
Paul McCob for Fritzen Hansen Planner Shelving
Above: Designed by Paul McCob for Fritz Hansen, the Medium Planner Shelving in powder-coated steel and oak is $2,281.24 at Danish Design Store.
Room & Board Foshay Bookcase
Above: The Room & Board Foshay Bookcase is available in a variety of finishes with different options for wood accents; $2,449.
LAX Series 5 by 5 Bookcase
Above: The 5 x 5 Bookcase in English Walnut is $2,395 at LAX Series.
HAY New Order Bookshelf
Above: The Hay New Order Bookshelf, shown in Light Grey, is $5,295 at Design Within Reach. Another option is the Hay New Order Bookshelf with Double Storage for $5,395, also at DWR.
Haldeman Storage Open Bookcases Leanne Ford
Above: Designed by Leanne Ford for West Elm, the Set of Three Haldeman Storage Open Bookcases is $5,097 for the full set.
Treku Kai Shelving Wide White
Above: The Treku Wide Kai Shelving, shown in white and walnut, is $4,295 at Design Within Reach.
Montana Møbler Large Shelf Room Divider
Above: The Montana Møbler Large Shelf & Room Divider is available in five colors; $3,391 at Danish Design Store.
Design Within Reach Aero Shelving High Black
Above: The Design Within Reach High Aero Shelving in Black is $2,795.
Floyd The Shelving System White
Above: Floyd’s The Shelving System in White starts at $460 for the smallest variation.

For more storage furniture, see our posts:

N.B.: This post was originally published on Remodelista on May 7, 2008. We have updated it with new and additional product selections and current pricing.

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