Slim

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A Room & Board classic, the Slim shelves offer a balance of grace and strength. Natural steel gives weight to a delicate handcrafted design that features subtle weld marks unique to each piece.

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Room & BoardSlim 72h 15sq Étagère
 
4.5

(based on 33 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (24)
  • Lots of storage (22)
  • Quality construction (22)
  • Supports heavy items (18)
  • Durable finish (17)

Cons

  • Fixed shelves (10)
  • Wobbly (4)

Best Uses

  • Display (22)
  • Decoration (19)
  • Book storage (16)
  • Organization (15)
  • Space saver (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern/contemporary (19), Eclectic (9), Mid-century modern (7), Survivalist / minimalist (6), Classic/traditional (4)

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5.0

Simplistically Stylish Etagere

By Fan of simplification

from Skokie, IL

Style Mid-century modern, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Excellent For Displaying
  • Great design
  • Quality construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Decoration
    • Display

    Customer comments about Slim 72h 15sq Étagère:

    I love this Etagere! It's small footprint works well for my space, and it is perfect for displaying some of the items from my ceramic and basket collections. The metal adds a nice texture to complement the wood and fabric in my living room.

    • I live in a:
    • House
    • This product is used in my:
    • Living room/family room/great room

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    5.0

    Elegant Etagere!

    By Penthouse Nester

    from Baltimore MD

    Style Eclectic

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Great design

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Decoration
      • Display
      • Space saver

      Customer comments about Slim 72h 42x15 Étagère:

      This was the absolutely most awesome furniture delivery I've ever experienced. When I ordered I could pick the day and time. There was a follow up call to confirm. AND - it showed up when scheduled! It's sad that you can't assume these things, but it happened! I told my husband that I'll order from Room and Board just because of the customer service.

      As for the style - it fits perfectly in a narrow area with aplomb. I've had buying regret in the past - not this time.

      • I live in a:
      • Apartment/condo
      • This product is used in my:
      • Desk Area, Desk Area In Open Floor

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Modern Bookshelf

      By DMMKE

      from Milwaukee, WI

      Style Mid-century modern

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Ample storage
      • Durable finish
      • Supports heavy items

      Cons

      • Fixed shelves

      Best Uses

      • Book storage
      • Decoration

      Customer comments about Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère:

      Decent. its a bit too deep which makes it feel like its bare unless you add lots of books or knick knacks to it.

      • I live in a:
      • Townhouse
      • This product is used in my:
      • Living room/family room/great room

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      4.0

      Well done!!!

      By Mark

      from Chicago, il

      Style Mid-century modern

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Ample storage
      • Durable finish
      • Great design
      • Quality construction

      Cons

      • Difficult to adjust
      • Fixed shelves

      Best Uses

      • Book storage
      • Decoration
      • Display
      • Organization

      Customer comments about Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère:

      Well designed. made and finished. Only minus is lack of leg adjustability.

      • I live in a:
      • House
      • This product is used in my:
      • Dining area, Living room/family room/great room

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      3.0

      acceptable quality

      By oyster

      from New York

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Quality construction
      • Supports heavy items

      Cons

      • Poor finish

      Best Uses

        Customer comments about Slim 72h 42x15 Étagère:

        I have the narrow etagere, which i bought in 2007 or so. I have no complaints about that unit. However I bought the wider 42" unit this year (2013) and the finish is very uneven. It looks as though one side of the unit was not sprayed completely. The finish on top of the top two shelves is a bit rough. There were also some rusty spots and there was a bit of loose gray finish (overspray?) collected underneath the edges of the shelves. I was able to clean it up acceptably, but i would be hesitant to purchase one of these units again.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Home office

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        4.0

        perfect, simple bookcase

        By cadis

        from NYC

        Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Ample storage
        • Great design
        • Quality construction

        Cons

        • Fixed shelves

        Best Uses

        • Decoration
        • Display
        • Space saver

        Customer comments about Slim 72h 42x15 Étagère:

        I bought it to match my dining table and I love how simple the design of it is

        • I live in a:
        • Apartment/condo
        • This product is used in my:
        • Dining area, Guest bedroom, Home office, Living room/family room/great room

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        5.0

        vertical storage

        By new apt dweller

        from Manhattan, NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Ample storage
        • Durable finish
        • Great design
        • Quality construction
        • Supports heavy items

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Display
          • Organization
          • Space saver

          Customer comments about Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère:

          I had a 72" space in my kitchen and used this 24" shelf together with the 48" counter top table to add both stylish and practical storage and work space. They fit PERFECTLY!! One shelf holds various liquor bottles, another a wine rack, another a fruit bowl, another large dinner plates that don't fit in my cabinets and the top has a decorative plant on it. The shelving unit is very sturdy.

          • I live in a:
          • Apartment/condo

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          5.0

          Exactly what I expected

          By Steiner

          from Miami. Florida

          Style Modern/contemporary

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Ample storage
          • Durable finish
          • Great design
          • Supports heavy items

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Display

            Customer comments about Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère:

            We purchased this shelf for a corner in our living room. We had looked for years for just the right piece and finally found it in the slim shelf.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Delivery was excellent. Products arrived in good condition and as promised.

            • I live in a:
            • House
            • This product is used in my:
            • Living room/family room/great room

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            (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            TERRIBLE Quality

            By Designer

            from Chicago, IL

            Style Eclectic, Mid-century modern

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor finish
              • Poor quality
              • Rusty
              • Wobbles

              Best Uses

                Customer comments about Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère:

                The Slim bookcase arrived rusted, pitted. A brand new item unwrapped had rust spots on the verticle areas. This was picked up by Room & Board for return at no charge.

                • I live in a:
                • House
                • This product is used in my:
                • Home office

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                5.0

                Etageres

                By Hanneken

                from Golden Valley, MN

                Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Ample storage
                • Durable finish
                • Great design
                • Quality construction
                • Supports heavy items

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Book storage
                  • Display
                  • Media center

                  Customer comments about Slim 72h 42x15 Étagère:

                  Ordered 3 of these shelves. Recently downsized from a large house to a 2 bedroom apartment, where these are used to display many books in the guest bedroom/home office. Can also be used in any other room.

                  • I live in a:
                  • Apartment/condo
                  • This product is used in my:
                  • Guest bedroom, Home office

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                  • Slim 72h 15sq Étagère

                    Q:

                    are there finish options?
                    Asked on 4/7/2014 by Sarah from United States

                    1 answer

                  • Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère

                    Q:

                    Can this piece be disassembled in any way?
                    Asked on 2/25/2014 by Angie from Philadelphia

                    1 answer

                    • Employee Review

                      A:

                      As our Slim collection is fully welded we do not have an option to change or modify the structure of any piece.

                      Answered on 2/26/2014 by Design Associate from Room & Board
                  • Slim 72h 15sq Étagère

                    Q:

                    How many inches of space from top to bottom of each shelf? Thanks!!
                    Asked on 10/23/2013 by Simplicity from Chicago, Illinois

                    1 answer

                    • Employee Review

                      A:

                      There is 15" between each shelf..

                      Answered on 10/24/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
                  • Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère

                    Q:

                    Can this piece be used to store pots and pans in a kitchen? Is it sturdy enough? Do you think this is a good idea or too messy?
                    Asked on 10/22/2013 by quirky ideas from seattle

                    1 answer

                    • Employee Review

                      A:

                      The Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère would be sturdy enough to store pots and pans; however the finish may become scratched and worn if these items were dragged across the shelf surface.

                      Answered on 10/23/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
                  • Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère

                    Q:

                    Is it possible to order this shelf with 5 shelves instead of 4? See link (lower image) http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/source-for-metalindustrial-she-137258
                    Asked on 8/19/2013 by Tamara

                    1 answer

                    • Employee Review

                      A:

                      No. With the Slim collection, we do not have an option to change or modify the structure of the piece.

                      Answered on 8/20/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
                  • Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère

                    Q:

                    Are there leveling feet on bottom of each of the legs on this shelving unit?
                    Asked on 8/6/2013 by Mark from United States

                    1 answer

                    • Employee Review

                      A:

                      There are no leveling feet on the Slim Étagère. Legs are finished with a plastic end cap.

                      Answered on 8/7/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
                  • Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère

                    Q:

                    Does this Slim etagere need to be secured to the wall?
                    I have carpeting and want to use for mostly books.
                    Thank you.
                    Asked on 7/14/2013 by Organic modern eccentric from Salem,Oregon

                    1 answer

                    • Employee Review

                      A:

                      The Slim Étagère is a free standing unit.

                      Answered on 7/15/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
                  • Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère

                    Q:

                    Can this slim etagere be painted one of the colors you use in other slim collection pieces?
                    Asked on 5/25/2013 by ? from New york

                    1 answer

                  • Slim 72h 24x15 Étagère

                    Q:

                    Hello,

                    What is the weight capacity of each of the shelves? We are looking to store quite a lot of books, and I'd like to make sure the shelves can support without bending.

                    Thanks!

                    Jessica
                    Asked on 5/25/2013 by jessica from United States

                    1 answer

                    • Employee Review

                      A:

                      This material is ideal for book storage and the narrower widths won't have any issue for storing large, heavy books from side to side. If you are considering the 42"w etagere, you'll have the potential for some bending in the middle of the shelves over time if heavy books are stored the full width of the shelves. Lightening the load just a bit in the center of the wide shelves would eliminate the concern.

                      Answered on 5/25/2013 by Design Associate from Room & Board
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