No longer simply functional, bookends can add instant pizazz to any boring bookcase or shelf. Keep those books, CDs and DVDs organised whilst adding a touch of style that speaks of you and your home. So today we’re taking a look at cool locally designed bookends. From quirky and playful, to vintage or beautifully-designed – unique bookends for every flavour and taste. Here are some of our favorites. Let us know which you like best!
A perfect fit for a soft feminine room or boudoir, this dainty Doily Bookend adds a bit of lacy whimsy. Or you can say it like it is with this trendy “BOOK” bookend. Both bookends are made from laser-cut metal and available from Quirky Me.
Add a touch of Cape Dutch architectural elegance to you bookcase with a pair of Cape Gable Bookends from Chandler House.
Love the playful A-Z Bookends from TinTown – just be sure to alphabetize those books! Another pretty design from TinTown is the Heart Tree Bookend – love the double silhouette created by fold-out tree… it looks super cool.
I bit of re-purposed vintage décor – I’m sure the artist won’t mind! These funky bookends made from old vinyl LP records are available from Freshly Found.
Don’t you think these Barcode Bookends, designed by Johannesburg T-Shirt company Love Jozi, are just awesome?! It features a bit of the Jozi skyline. Hey, who’s going to design a Cape Town skyline bookend?! I would love one of those…