The Fun of Tetris in a Bookshelf
Remember Tetris? This great game required a quick mind and good spatial skills. Those of us who enjoy putting shapes together, seeing how they
fit, and solving a puzzle can appreciate today’s Tetris style bookshelves.
The greatest puzzle that many of us have to solve in terms of our home decor is where to fit everything. When space is tight, we need a way to organized – but we also need to inject our own style and personality throughout our homes. The brilliance of these decorative shelf plans is that they fulfill both needs beautifully. What exactly are they?
Many designers have used Tetris as their inspiration. Taking the five shapes that are represented in the game, they have created large scale versions for you to enjoy. These shelves can be configured and reconfigured in different ways, and it is fun to see the shapes that you can create. But they’re useful, too! The shelves are of varying sizes and shapes, so you can fit everything from books and DVDs to knick-knacks and electronics. It can make a great display in itself and help you cut clutter and get your space
You could spend as much as $700 – and that’s for just one block! – on a Tetris bookshelf. Buying a set would be a tremendous expense. A great solution is to find decorative shelf plans and make your own. These shelves are a bit more challenging to create than standard rectangular bookshelves, but it is very possible to make this into a DIY project that you can be proud of.
Tetris shelves allow you to make use of space vertically, horizontally, and however else you can figure out this puzzle. Enjoy!