The familiar child’s toy is increased in scale to become a functional part of your adult life. Make use of its cast-iron heft to steady a volume of encyclopedias or to hold open the library door.To buy: $36, michelevarian.com.See these decorative bookends for even more ways to dress up your collection.Featured October 2012
Bring a stunning piece of nature indoors with these elegant weights. The organic gems will stand out against a row of leather-bound books or a stash of National Geographics.To buy: $210, rablabs.com.
An adorable addition to your bookshelf, this breed of man’s best friend is happy to keep things in order among your shelves.To buy: $30, zgallerie.com.
Appreciating that knowledge is power, store the bound sources of much of that expertise between two sides of this prismatic head form.To buy: $200, shophorne.com.
Flank a stack of books with, well, more books. Three glossy white faux manuscripts lean against either end.To buy: $105, umbra.com.
Allow this wooden tiger to both adorn and protect your shelves of literature and the characters within that world.To buy: $62, wolfum.com.
Handsome and industrial, these bookends would complement traditional wooden and rustic décor and would offset an über modern space.To buy: $69, restorationhardware.com.See all Daily Finds from this month