13.05.14: I can already hear my wife telling me off for complicating something as simple as shelves.
This is not my original idea. I came across a actual, similar design on the net and fell I love with it. I modified it to fit the page and how I wanted it to look. And before someone else points it out, the run-down philosopher was more or less an afterthought... But you look at this sketch and you know there's at one story in there somewhere!!