Very few of us have a dedicated library in our homes these days, but perhaps thanks to Audrey Hepburn in Funny Girl, we are still hopelessly in love with library ladders. Not only are they fun—whee!—but they're practical, making anything that's stored up high more accessible. Thankfully more and more decorators have brought the local library furnishing home, using them in living rooms with tall bookcases, in glamorous closets with high storage, and in kitchens, where less frequently used serving pieces and the like are stored. Scroll below to see some beautiful uses of these pieces.
Architectural Anarchy Antique American Oak Library Ladder ($1250)