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Frederic Mechiche ~ View of the library looking towards the Directoire fireplace with a mirrored panel and photograph by Raoul Haussman on the mantelpiece

This is a story of what happens when we hold on to our dreams. It begins with a steamer trunk. An enormous trunk with a 1950s sticker reading 'Liberté,' to be exact, that once belonged to Anne Sheldon-Duplaix’s grandparents and accompanied them on countless moves back and forth between New York and Europe. On ocean liners bound for Geneva, Washington, Rome, New York, and Paris, her grandparents hauled the trunk along, storing their worldly possessions in it. Anne’s parents later inhe...

Anne and Nicolas had a custom mirror installed in their bookshelf, also custom, to reflect light from the windows. "Natural light is very important to me. Especially in a big city," she says.


Bookshelf Envy: Floor to Ceiling Bookshelves

Not sure how I feel about the baby-blue shelves. I guess I want bookshelves to be warm, dark, Oxford-y colors. But I love the chandelier and the use of space here. And the ladder.in a just world every library would have, and need, a ladder.

Shelf Life - Colorful, Cozy Spaces - Coastal Living

50 Colorful, Cozy Spaces

Trade in bare walls for a built-in library. The rich colors and textures in a collection of timeworn volumes bring instant warmth to a room—and you’re guaranteed to have a good read at your fingertips.

Dine-in library

Suzanne Slesin’s library dining room in NYC. Atmosphere of an English Library. I'd love a library/dining room!

44 Fascinating bookshelf ideas for book enthusiasts

44 Fascinating bookshelf ideas for book enthusiasts

25 Coastal Rooms in Bold Colors

Tour this cute beach bungalow and learn the difference between a bungalow and a cottage! This charming beach bungalow sits on Long Island.


Almost acid green on the walls - really works! Elle Decor - Home of Christopher Knight and Carlos Aponte

The Library is the protagonist on Miranda brooks Brooklyn Home

I stumbled upon the stunning home of Miranda Brooks and Bastien Halard when sourcing this below image for a girl's room design. home of Miranda Brooks via Vogue