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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on March 29.]
Perusing the web for interior inspiration is hands-down one of our fave time-sucks. Whether we wind up on Pinterest or a stellar design blog, we're always wracking our brains for ways to copy the creative layouts we peep. But forget the sleek Eames lounge or the lush, plant-laden backyard—if there’s one standout feature we can’t get enough of, it’s a carefully curated bookshelf.
The ravishing repositories of reading material and knickknacks provide so much more than a mere mantle to display tomes. We’d like to think of a well-styled bookshelf as a snapshot of its owners' mind. So, it only makes sense we’d want to snoop around L.A.’s creative set's spaces to sneak a peek at what they’re all about. From custom-built, mega-organized collections to artsy, bric-a-brac types, take a glimpse at some of the most beautiful and brainy shelves around. And in this case, maybe it's okay to judge a book by its cover…just a little bit.
Photographed by by Hailley Howard
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