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Cutting Corners: The 10 Best Corner Shelves for Maximizing a Small Space

* Corner storage maximizes the utility of small spaces
* Choose from larger bookcases, to smaller bathroom units
* Use it for storage or to showcase and display accent pieces

Whether you’re in a dorm room or a tiny studio apartment, sometimes you just need that extra little bit of space. Make use of those tight corners with these ten versatile shelves.

1. Furinno Display Shelf

Basic enough to be housed in any room, this sleek black-grey unit has different sized shelves for bigger or smaller items. It comes ready to assemble, and doesn’t require any additional tools.


2. Adorn Corner White Shelves

This three-tier zig-zag shaped shelf brightens up a boring wall, great for storing books, photos or collectible items. Finished in a blush white and made of MDF and laminate, it’s easy to assemble and have on your shelf within minutes.


3. Saganizer Espresso Corner Shelf

A five-tier shelf to maximize storage, this black espresso finish slips easily into bedrooms, offices or even bathrooms. It only requires two nails or screws, and that flat shelf space helps maximize storage. It makes for a striking and artistic piece, too.


4. Shelving Solution Corner Wall Shelf

These basic white shelves slip easily into most rooms, into 90 degree corners. Made of MDF and laminate, the shelves come with brackets and are easy to assemble.

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5. Lifewit Wire Shelving Unit

The triangular shape of this unit allows it to slip easily into corners, and its adjustable height means you can pick your desired size based on the products you’re storing. The stainless steel design is simple enough to fit in with most rooms, and its integrated adjustable feet help keep it stable on uneven floors. A great pick for the pantry or kitchen.

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6. Convenience Concepts 4-Tier Glass Corner Shelf

With clean, sleek lines and a minimalist frame, each shelf of this unit is made of tempered glass. The poles holding the shelves are made of rust-proof material, with 15″ of space available between each shelf.


7. Coaster Home Furnishings 4 Tier Corner Shelf 

Delicately crafted out of metal wire, the 90-degree angle fits into a corner easily, offering a stylish alternative to simple shelving. The accents on the four shelves can be at home in bathrooms, living rooms or the garden.


8. Langria Bookshelf

This free-standing bookshelf requires no mounting, just fill it with whatever items you desire in its spacious five tiers. It’s sturdy enough to support 22 lbs per shelf, and is coated with a nail protection pad along the bottom to prevent it from scratching your floor.


9. eHomeProducts Weathered Wood Wall Case

With five tiers, you can use the bookcase to store books, or any manner of things — photo frames, collections, or souvenirs. It’s finished in a weathered gray, and its pyramid shape offers an alternative to simple rectangular models.


10. Coaster Home Furnishings Casual Bookcase

This cube bookcase has spacious shelves designed to hold larger items, great for accenting a room. The cappuccino shade is simple enough to blend in with different room tones, great for utilizing a previously empty space.

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