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Please help with floating bookcase sizing

last year

Hello! We're looking for a floating bookcase / cabinet for our front entry (remodel in process.) We kind of like this one in walnut from Room and Board, in either the 60" or 72" width. We found another on Etsy that we like better, but it's only 51" wide and 7.5" tall and seems too small.

Can you please help with advice regarding what approximate width floating bookcase would feel right in this space? No drywall yet so we can potentially move the electrical boxes for the sconces.

  • Wall width 10' 6.5"
  • Wall height 10'
  • This is directly across from the front door, about 8' from the door so we don't want something too deep (maybe 12-14"?)
  • To the left there is no wall, it opens into the living room so it feels open
  • Sconces are 74" apart, center to center
  • We prefer a floating bookcase over a console table

Fixture sizing in mockup below.

Thanks in advance!

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