History of the Wall Mount (Wine Rack)

"Tavern wall rack" from the book "Building Early American Furniture" by. Joseph Daniele

In the Colonial times (1700s), wall racks were simple and unstable. They were hung by a wire and a nail alone. Usually, these shelves were used storage and display. Despite the instability and simple designs of these shelves, they have history. These pieces  show the hardships and struggles to sustain them in their new colony by being resourceful.

Voila by Bontempi Casa

New ideas and engineering has brought the time of the wall mount shelves to be used differently and innovatively. Adding color and orienting the shelving differently changes the perception of how a shelve should be used.


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