22 Uberstylish Modular Wall-Mounted Shelving Systems

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Want to maximize your living space as efficiently as possible but don’t want to compromize on style? You should really take a look here. We bet you will find the following modular wall-mounted shelving systems interesting. If not alluring. These modern, exceptionally cool pieces let you get creative in your home’s organization.

After all, when you want to optimally use the limited space you’ve got, vertical storage is the way to go. Shelving systems are particularly useful since you keep the floor surface free for other uses.

If you like stylish furniture and enjoy regularly redesigning and organizing your home these list may appeal to you. Rearrange, restyle, behold, admire and perhaps even drool a little bit with these 22 awesome wall-mounted shelving systems.


1. Wandt Modular Shelves

modular wall shelves

modular wall shelves

The idea of connecting wall shelves had never occurred to me until now. I always thought of them as floating islands made of metal or wood, but the Wandt Modular Shelves have shown me a new perspective.

The beauty of Wandt is that you can use these floating wall shelves in virtually any room, whether that’s as a floating TV stand or open shelving in the kitchen.


2. Jointed Wall

wall shelving units

Half bookcase, half work of art, the Jointed Wall by Filip Janssens is a collection of rectangular shelving units which swoop across the wall in a large arc.

The black metal frame and wooden shelves are designed to display objects of all different sizes. At its highest point, the shelf has a series of hooks to hold lights, making it perfect for a dramatic look above a desk.


3. Cubit Modular Shelving System

modular wall shelving system

modular wall shelving system

If you like stylish furniture and enjoy regularly redesigning and organizing your home the Cubit Sectional Bookcase may appeal to you. Made for not just books, this storage of knick knacks, plants, and pictures is a decorative way to draw the eye without creating bulk within your space.

By using the clever unvisible connector system, the modules can be individually controlled, rearranged or extended, depending on the needs and wishes.


4. Industrial DIY Pipe Shelf

industrial pipe wall shelf system

You’ve picked out the perfect shelves for your apartment, but what kind of frame will you hang them on? This Industrial-Style Pipe Shelf may be the answer.

The standalone frame lets you install shelving of your choosing on a solid metal pipe frame that can hold up to four shelves. The base can be suspended from the ceiling or anchored to the floor, giving you even more customization options.


5. Sticotti Bookshelf

modular wall-mounted bookshelf

modular wall-mounted bookshelf

The Sticotti Bookshelf is a modular piece which can be customized to your own requirements. The entire system hangs from a single wall mount bracket; once you’ve got the main bracket screwed into place, you can clip the shelves into position in seconds using the interlocking system.

The manufacturers pride themselves on the quality of their wooden bookshelves. When you place an order, you will be given a link to a live-stream where you can see the goods being made by artisans in the factory.


6. Infiniti Modular Shelving System

modular shelving system

modular shelving system

If you had to describe the Infiniti Modular Shelving System in one word, what would you choose? ‘Limitless’ seems like a good choice. Infiniti uses an open shelving system with no edges to allow you ‘infinite’ possibilities for configuration.

Each system comes with two shelves that can be placed together in a variety of different positions on the wall, desk or floor, giving you the opportunity to add on more shelves to your heart’s content.


7. Rivet Contemporary Cubic Floating Shelves

floating shelves

Looking for spacious open shelving in a delightful mid-century modern style? Look no further! Rivet’s Contemporary Cubic Floating Shelves are made from solid iron and rubberwood.

Each shelf is beautifully crafted and has loads of storage space for décor items. The interconnected shelves create a striking display that you’re sure to fall in love with.


8. Up The Wall Modular Shelving System

modular wall-mounted shelving system

modular wall-mounted shelving system

People change and grow, and their home should be able to expand along with their horizons. The Up The Wall shelving system is ever-changing, allowing users to add on new modules when they so choose.

Up The Wall by Bent Hansen is never still, never fixed. It constantly climbs the walls, providing new and exciting storage space with each new addition. This module is perfect for children’s rooms so it can grow with them, yet be as versatile in their teens as it was when they were toddlers.


9. Randomissimo Module A and B

modular wall shelving

modular wall shelving system

Playful and totally chic, the Randomissimo Module Shelves are a breath of fresh air for fans of modern design. This open shelving system also comes with a cubby built in that sports a colorful background.

This spot of color adds so much to the already well-designed shelf, and small space occupiers will love the square footage it saves them. It’s both fashionable and conservative; there’s so many ways you can arrange the shelves that it might take you awhile to decide how to put them up!


10. Magnetic Shifting Shelf

Magnetic wall shelving


Have you ever mounted a set of wall shelves and weren’t happy with the arrangement? Even with simple installation, it’s difficult to move them around. With the Magnetique Shelf by Nils Holger Moormann, you don’t have to worry!

A metal banner goes on your wall; from there, all you have to do to create an amazing shelf display is attach special shelves with a magnetic back. If you don’t like the configuration, simply detach and move them in seconds!


11. Dedal Bookshelf Perforated Steel Plates


modular wall shelf system

Mathieu Matégot (1910-2001) has designed in the 50s of the last century Dedal bookshelf. He was born in Hungary, lived and worked in France and designed numerous timeless products. Dedal Bookshelf is one of them. It is made of perforated powder-coated steel and available in colors black, gray, red, yellow and white.

The shelves can be attached in various ways, horizontally, vertically, or even on the floor. They can be combined with one or multiple colors, all depending to your own taste and preference. In addition to this item Matégot has designed more products from perforated steel like nesting tables, table lamps, bottle stands and magazine racks. The interplay of lines of the curved steel plates, is unique and remains beautiful to behold.


12. Antologia 6 Perpendicular Iron Bars

iron bars wall shelving

iron bars wall shelving system

Antologia 6 is a flexible shelving system that consists of iron bars which are perpendicular to each other, to which shelves can be added. There are four different modules. Some are 10 cm from the wall and others 20 cm so that they can overlap, allowing for splendid compositions to be made.

A prescribed way to fit the modules together is not there. You can place one or more modules to the wall or in the corners, let them overlap each other and create splendid compositions. The vertical and horizontal lines of the bars represent the bookcase a minimalist look.


13. Ashley Efharis Wall Shelf Set

wall shelf box set

Decor charm doesn’t have to come in complicated sculptures or mammoth mid-century modern couches. Sometimes, all you need is a simple, modular wall shelf.

The Ashley Efharis Wall Shelf Set comes in glimmering gold and natural wood for a clean-cut modern look. Use them to accessorize any room by placing small plants, knick knacks, or chic décor items on its minimalist shelves.


14. T.Shelf Triangular Shelf System

triangular wall shelf system

triangular wall shelf system

T.Shelf is an another shelving system that lets you arrange its configuration. The triangular units can be converted into different configurations and thus, functions.

Go modest sized, small or create a large shelving system. T.Shelf by designer Jae Won Cho grows with your need for  storage space.


15. Alma With Fabric Panels

modular wall shelf system

panel wall shelving

With Alma Shelf metal modules you can create your own unique storage system for your lovely books and beautiful objects. Really special and surprising are the fabric colorful panels on the inside of the units.

The three different modules, small, medium and large, can be hung and arranged where you want, to your own preference and taste.


16. Fishbone Shelf

Fishbone-wall shelf system

Fishbone-wall shelf system

If you want to leave your guests with an impression, consider purchasing the Fishbone Shelf. Rather than use a flat shelf, the designers decided to go with a less conventional choice: an upside down V-shape.

The result is an interesting and eye-catching bookshelf that functions as well as it impresses. Books can be placed at an angle on either side of the shelf while the middle point is used as a makeshift bookmarker. Simply leave your book facedown on the point and pick it up later.


17. Konnex, Linked Cubes

linked cubes wall shelving

Konnex consists of a basic set of three cubes. Through the unique lock-in system it is possible to create a shelving system to your own needs and preferences. Each cube has comb-like slits in the side wall, with which the separate units can be linked to each other.

The uniqueness of this system is that you can compose the units in different ways. With several basis sets you can create large shelving system. Designed by German-based designer Florian Gross.

Visit Connox for more information.


18. Build Honeycomb-like Shelving System

honeycomb cluster shelving system

honeycomb cluster shelving system

Build is a flexible and durable shelving system that is easy to mount and to demount. Another seemingly organic system that, with its hexagonal shapes, resembles honey combs. Mother Nature’s winning formula is utilized in many life forms due to its strength, simplicity, and durability. No wonder there’s now a honeycomb cluster shelving system.

You can run wild your imagination and design a configuration to your own needs and taste. Mounted on the wall, the composition provides a sculptural appearance. The units can be held in place and mounted on the wall by using special clips.

Build is available in the colors white and black and in the versions open back and closed back. Made from polypropylene, a very light and a shock absorbing material which is lightweight and 100% recyclable. The modules can not only be installed against the wall but also free standing in the room. In addition, a separate module can function for storage, as a seat or low table. Find out more in our earlier post.


19. SheLLf Modern Bookcase

design wall shelving

design wall shelving

Kristalia SheLLf Modern Bookcase is, quite literally, a work of art. Originally intended to be a one-hit-wonder wall sculpture, it has expanded into the world of wall shelving.

SheLLf appears to burst out from the wall with its 3D protrusions and angled shelves. A multitude of cubes give you all the storage space you need for displaying your best treasures.


20. Homode Floating wood and Metal Shelf

floating wall shelf

Can we say “100% Instagrammable”? Yes we can! The Homode Decorative Floating Shelf is just the right mix of modern and minimalist. The wood and metal shelf makes the perfect centerpiece for any room.

You can utilize its three shelves to hold any number of knick knacks and display items. Homode mounts directly to your wall with just four screws and is a piece of cake to assemble, so you’ll be snapping cute photos for Instagram in no time.


21. Z-Shelf Of Bent Metal Sheet



Designer Ron Arad has created many beautiful design furniture pieces for Moroso, including Do-Lo-Rez sofa.

Here we have Z-Shelf: modern stylish bookshelves of lacquered steel, which can be mounted on the wall in many different ways.


22. Citybook Connected With Magnets




Citybook, designed by Antonella Di Luca and and Ubaldo Righi is a flexible modular system that can be suitable for a variety of rooms. The modules can be connected to each other by small magnets, which offers the possibility to create superb shelving systems.

With the modules and bases can be endlessly varied and compositions can be made to your own taste and needs.


What do you think?

Have a favorite? Or more? Hard to choose only one right? Let us know what you think below.



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1 Comment

  • Wow, these shelving systems are cool. I remember back in the day you just had ordinary bookshelves. That was it. All you could choose was the color and size if you were lucky.

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