8 statement bookends to stylishly display your favourite reads

Looking for a way to display your favourite books? Check out our edit of the coolest bookends.

Truewill agree that a book is a thing of beauty. Yes, the words inside can be a masterpiece, but it is also the look of a book that will make a realbecome feverish with excitement. 

From beautifully annotated book covers oftoon art, architecture, fashion and design, tomes are often used as part of the decor styling of a home.

So, if you have a particularly lovely selection of books, wouldn’t it be a shame to keep them hidden away? We certainly think so.

That’s why we’ve created a carefully curated edit of the most stylish bookends out there, to ensure that your papery friends are displayed in a way that does them justice.  We’ve included some big names like Tom Dixon, alongside highstreet favourites such as Oliver Bonas for a guide to suit all tastes.

Happy shopping and check out our list of if you fancy adding to your collection. 

  • Fy! conch bookends

    This pair of conch bookends show thatdoesn’t have to be twee. 

    They are made using dolomite which gives them an impressive weight and feature embossed detail. 

    Shop conch bookends at Fy!, £24 (was £34)

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  • ROMWE iron bookends

    Give your home an industrial edge with these minimalist bookends.

    Crafted in black iron with an angular structure, its brutalist chic at its best.

    Shop iron bookends at ROMWE, £4

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  • Notonthehighstreet bookend vase

    A must-buy for those who love having fresh blooms in their home, this unique creation not only keeps books in order but features a small, test tube-style vase which sits suspended in the air.

    Fill it with a fewfor an everlasting floral decoration. 

    Shop bookend vase at Notonthehighstreet, £39.95

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  • Tom Dixon marble bookends

    Master of design Tom Dixon lends his legendary style and flair to these standout bookends. 

    They come from the swirl collection, which takes powdered residue from the marble industry and mixes it with resin and pigment to create sculpture.

    Shop marble bookends by Tom Dixon at Liberty London, £225

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  • Oliver Bonas metallic wings bookends

    If reading a good book makes you feel like you’re being transported to another world, this flying set of bookends could be perfect for you.

    The design is finished in gold-toned cast aluminium for an ethereal feel.

    Shop metallic wings bookends at Oliver Bonas, £30

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  • Rose & Grey arch amber glass bookend

    Amber is such a brilliant shade as it goes with some many other colours. 

    Use this relaxed, singular bookend to prop up a host of pink-covered books for a warm glow or create a contrast with tomes decorated with dark green or lilac.

    Shop arch amber glass bookend at Rose & Grey, £62

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  • Liberty London Astris bookends

    world right now, so we love this fabulously pink pair of bookends which are inspired by ancient Greek heritage.

    These bookends have been carefully hand-finished with ornate engraving, making them all the more special. 

    Shop Astris bookends by Sophia Enjoy Thinking at Liberty London, £64 (was £80)

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  • MADE Elisa bookends

    These sculptural bookends are the epitome of sophistication. 

    The marble aesthetic and deep green hue are so eye-catching that they could be used as ornaments, with or without books.

    Shop Elisa bookends at MADE, £25

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Images: MADE / courtesy of brands 

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