Dark wood bookcases fit in with a variety of color palettes. Cherry or walnut bookshelves make a big impact against beige or white walls, while a dark wood bookcase unit in cappuccino works well alongside cool or warm furniture, like a teal accent chair or a terracotta loveseat.
In studio apartments, dark wood bookcases can also function as room dividers. Look for tall backless models 3, 4, 5 or 6 shelves to hold vases, potted plants or storage baskets. If you have a large family room, use a dark wood bookcase to create a separate area for a home office or a quiet reading nook.