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About the Bookshelf Report

The Bookshelf Report uncovers many emerging trends in modern furniture, featuring the latest innovations and designs in wall units, storage cabinets, bookcases and quality wood shelving. Although technology is slowly rendering hard-copy books obsolete, there is still a high demand in the market for quality home decorations such as oak bookshelves, eco-friendly bookcases and tech-infused bookshelf loudspeakers.

Who It's For

Although furniture stores will find our research to be most beneficial, it will also be useful to interior designers, conceptual developers and furniture manufacturers looking to supercharge creativity and innovation.

Create innovative designs, develop new products and stay on the forefront of modern furniture and storage appliances with the Bookshelf Report.

The Bookshelf Trend Report, last published on Jun 11, 2014, includes 22 PRO Trends and 110 examples of bookshelf market research and bookshelf consumer trends related to: modern furniture, storage appliances, oak shelving, home decorations, wall units and bookshelf trends.

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Methodology

Our bookshelf research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced bookshelf articles and 2,158,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 22 Bookshelf PRO Trends = 22 Powerpoint Pages Bookshelf PPT Report
• 110 Bookshelf Examples

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• 15 Bookshelf Videos (Online) Bookshelf Videos
• 660 Bookshelf Images (Online) Bookshelf Images
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Sample Bookshelf Pro Trends

Each Bookshelf PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online bookshelf articles, videos and images. Examples:

Charitable Pop-Up A desire to integrate social good prompts retailers to create pop-up solutions Implications - As an emphasis on social good grows, a need to incorporate charitable tactics in retail becomes commonplace. Seeking to emphasize a commitment to charitable causes, retailers are turning to pop-up events to represent social consciousness. This temporary approach to corporate social responsibility enables companies to dabble in the realm of humanitarianism without changing the entire brand ethos, while communicating an air of exclusivity that bodes well with the prestige of philanthropic consumers.
Charitable Pop-Up
A desire to integrate social good prompts retailers to create pop-up solutions
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Productive Sleep These workplace bed hybrids cater to adults looking to constantly stay on task Implications - In today's competitive market, achieving success in the workplace often requires a lot of dedication and long hours. Hybrid furniture pieces offer overworked individuals the chance to get in some rest without sacrificing time away from the office. This speaks to the value placed on "hard work" in today's society, re-introducing a worker bee mentality that places dedication to a profession above good rest.
Productive Sleep
These workplace bed hybrids cater to adults looking to constantly stay on task
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Youthful Home Cartoonish decor allows homeowners to feel young again Implications - Though minimalism is stylish, consumers are turning toward more fun and lighthearted designs as a way to express their personalities. These cartoon-inspired furnishings offer decor pieces that are both functional and youthful in nature, allowing consumers to feel young again while still maintaining their adulthood.
Youthful Home
Cartoonish decor allows homeowners to feel young again
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Everyday Geeky Sci-fi home decor illustrates a growing demand for pop culture integration Implications - With geek culture raging on, the previously outcasted sci-fi nerd is now encouraged to wear his or her nerdiness like a badge of honor. Extending beyond subtle apparel pieces and referential products, nerddom is now so highly praised that consumers are dedicating products and spaces they use on a daily basis to this personality trait. A backlash to years of athlete praise, this uprise in geek culture signifies a shift toward individuality and eccentricity.
Everyday Geeky
Sci-fi home decor illustrates a growing demand for pop culture integration
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Multitasking Design Accepting small spaces, consumers invest in manipulable, multi-use furniture Implications - Making the most of small spaces in urban settings, consumers are accepting minimalistic living as the norm by choosing furniture that evolves as required over time. The demand for multitasking design marks a shift away from frivolity to more utilitarian lifestyles that are less impressed with novelty and more concerned with necessity.
Multitasking Design
Accepting small spaces, consumers invest in manipulable, multi-use furniture
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Discreet Organized Multipurpose decor illustrates a shift towards increasing productivity Implications - Multifunctional furnishings signify a move toward items that offer convenient, multitasking features. With media and technology constantly acting as a source of distraction, consumers are looking toward product designs that allow for more focus. The emergence of clutter-reducing items illustrates a shift in consumer behavior toward products that increase overall productivity.
Discreet Organized
Multipurpose decor illustrates a shift towards increasing productivity
11 Examples + Score + Implications


Homebody Productivity Products that aid at-home work ethic support the surge of satellite workers Implications - As the number of people working from home rises, products that encourage a positive work ethic offer comfortable ways to be productive. Responding to the increase in businesses that hold satellite employees, the products for a balance between work and play to effectively turn any home into an office, thus making the corporate shift towards less workspace easier.
Homebody Productivity
Products that aid at-home work ethic support the surge of satellite workers
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Micro-Adaptation Retailers adjust to the lack of space in large cities with micro pop-up stores Implications - Traditionally used as a way to create urgency among consumers, pop-up shops are now becoming a necessity in largely populated cities across the world. As a result, companies are opening small, temporary locations in seemingly odd places, such as subways or parked trucks. This satisfies the consumer desire for convenience, while ensuring companies adapt to today's (figuratively and literally) crowded market.
Micro-Adaptation
Retailers adjust to the lack of space in large cities with micro pop-up stores
5 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 16 more Bookshelf PRO Trends and 110 examples!



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