I think we often get confused by what we see. So what if you never use that mildly pretentious book about fashion. What you display doesn't have to be an item you use. If it appeals to you, then it defines something about you. And that makes it all ok in my book.
All the Glorious Ways You Can Arrange Your Bookshelves
You're not alone: Arranging a bookshelf is always harder than it looks. But fear not. We've got you covered, whether you're a bookworm trying to find a place for your beloved hardcovers or a total minimalist thinking only about negative space.