There’s arguably no chicer or more versatile storage solution than floating shelves. They maximize space by utilizing wall space to create more surface area rather than having to take up table/counter/nighstand surfaces, and they suit just about any space, whether you want to keep things formal and elegant or enhance a casual environment.
And even the smallest of rooms are floating shelf–friendly. Since they clearly contribute a lot of style and functional value, we decided to come up with many different floating shelf ideas. Each tip speaks to different aesthetics, design traditions, and sizes. Scroll through the six floating shelf ideas below to see how you can get the most out of this timeless trend regardless of your style.