Farrow&Ball (Elephant's Breath & Charlston Grey): gray walls with white trim and white shelves
How to Create the Perfect Furniture Plan for Your Space//Eclectic library design with a leather Chesterfield and brass sconces.
for a formal sitting room-ale blue walls with light green ceiling and backs of bookshelves Transitional Living-rooms from Liz Dickson on HGTV
Alcove shelving wardrobes floating shelves bookcase
modified IKEA Billy bookcase with extra trim, shelf dividers, and crown molding
Built-ins around fireplace...this site has fabulous ideas for the home.
Edwardian + modern renovation - coving solution around fitted bookcases / wardrobes
Desk next to fireplace