Types of Shelves and Their Functions

Shelves

Shelves is an element of furniture that is in every home. Besides being used to display items, put home equipment, as decoration, or as a partition between two rooms. There are several models of shelves too, open shelves without drawers, shelves with drawers, low shelves that are widely used as TV tables. Here are some shelves that can be recommended for your home:

1. Small Hanging Shelf

Mentari Rattan Mini Shelves
Mentari Rattan Mini Shelves

This small hanging rack is usually placed in the bathroom as a place to put small towels or tissues. It can also be hung in the family room or bedroom where small objects such as medicines or tools such as scissors, nail clippers or sewing tools are placed. The small shelf is even used as a wall decoration, to fill the empty space on the wall.

2. Low TV Stand

Zalora Wooden with wicker drawer TV Stand
Low Wooden with wicker drawer TV Stand

TV stand is most widely used to put your TV in the living room or family room. Many are chosen because they don’t take up too much space than you using a large cabinet. This tv rack gives the impression of a minimalist and contemporary home concept. Usually, even though this shelf is small, there are usually drawers that you can use to store disk players, magazines, newspapers or books.

3. Bookshelf

Wooden Bookcase
Wooden Bookcase

If you like reading books, you need to store and organize your books on the shelf so that they are neatly organized and not scattered. You can buy this bookshelf at a furniture store or you can make your own with the design. If you want to buy a bookshelf, choose the type of material used. If you want to use it for a long time, choose a bookshelf made of iron or wood.

4. Cabinet with Drawers

Yuan Cabinet with wicker drawers
Yuan Cabinet with wicker drawers

Cabinet with drawers is widely used to store objects such as books, magazines, securities, newspapers, photo book albums, scissors and other small objects. They use it so that the objects are neat and not exposed to dust. This cabinet can also be used to partition the room, living room with dining room, for example. The materials most often used to make cabinets are wood, iron, natural rattan. Many even combine it from several ingredients. For example, a wooden cabinet and the drawers are made from woven rattan or natural fibers (water hyacinth, banana leaves or sea grass). Or if you like an industrial style, you can choose cabinets made of recycled wood and metal.

5. Open shelves

Sama Rattan Shelves
Sama Rattan Shelves

Minimalist rattan open shelves can be an option if you don’t have a large space to display and organize your things. This shelf gives the impression of a wider space. You can put photo frames and flower vases if you want to place them in the living room or family room. You can also put towels and toiletries if you put them in your bathroom. The current trends, is the rattan shelves. Why? because it is essay to move around your home, if you want to change the position of your indoor home. And it doesn’t take up a lot of space because of its airy shape. The price is also cheaper than shelves made of wood or iron.

6. Shoes Rack

Shoes Wooden Rack
Shoes Wooden Rack

We often think that shoes racks is trivial, but their function is very important. Yes, of course, to organize our shoes to make them tidier and not exposed to dust so they are not easily damaged. Because for some people, shoes are an important thing to use if you want to go outside. Currently there are several types of shoe racks, some are open models made of PE plastic, iron, wood, rattan, and the more popular ones are made of glass. Why is the glass shoe rack most in demand for some people? Because there are some people who like to collect shoes, they choose to store them from glass to make it easier to find them. If you prefer a closed shoe rack, solid wood can be your choice.

If you want to choose furniture, shelves in particular you have to pay attention to their function as above. Size, you have to measure your room first before buying a shelf, don’t let the shelf you choose have size does not match the size of the room. Material, choose form material that is sturdy and not easily damaged. And the last one is, choose furniture price that according to your budget. Expensive furniture is not necessarily good, and cheap furniture is not necessarily bad either. Choose a right place before you decide to buy furniture. You can buy by come at the furniture shop or you can buy it online.

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