Floating shelves have become a staple of professional interior design, whether it's to define minimalism or embrace all-out maximalism. Their versatility is what makes them popular. They effortlessly create display and storage options without taking up any floor space.
Unlike traditional shelving units, floating shelves hang on a wall with no visible support; thus, the name "floating." It is attached to the wall through concealed mounting hardware, giving a clean, uncluttered look that can help make any space look more open and airy.
If you are considering floating shelves and need help figuring out where to start, here are some creative ways to style and use them, according to professional designers.
Use It For Organizing
If you live in a relatively small house there is always some challenge with space arrangement, storing, and organizing in general. Floating shelves fit perfectly in tight spaces and are extremely transformative in small areas where you need to use every last nook and cranny.
Use it in your bedroom to store books, display frames, or even have a small vase or ornament for a touch of aesthetic. You can also use it as a display cabinet in small living rooms or halls which limits the use of home furniture. Using floating shelves to organize small spaces helps in adding a lot of personal character and style without overcrowding the space.Create A Statement Wall
If you maintain a minimal interior style with neutral hues and clean, sharp lines, a great way to bring dimension and depth to the space is by installing linear, neat rows of floating shelves. Stack them with decors that blend well with the theme of the interior or those that complement the wall space.
Color-coded books, vases, pots, ceramics, candles, frames, plants, or even small intricate ornaments can bring