The alcove off the Writing Room in the Tower at Sissinghurst Castle, Kent where the main body of Vita Sackville-West's personal library of books are stored. Sissinghurst was the home of Vita Sackville-West and her husband Sir Harold Nicolson, near Cranbro
What an awesome library! You could do this in any small room of the house. put glass french doors with curtains, and a few good chairs/lamps- would feel like Moms library. I like the colored shelves=) - Amazing House Design
French Chateau Design Study - In French Chateau style interiors, most of the furniture is crafted from solid mahogany wood. Antique style furniture with hand carved details fits very well in stately interiors.
Rows of matching Billy bookcases from Ikea work well here. Consider that the books and accessories offer the pop while the bookcases provide the background. (contemporary living room by Smith & Vansant Architects PC)