My obsession with this led me to look at pictures of other home libraries the other day and I think I found some good bits of inspiration for my own someday:
Maybe the window seat in this one. Though, I don't think there should be too much light in the room.
Don't worry, I've already begun. I got an amazon gift card in my stocking for Christmas and put it to good use a few days ago. Today a package arrived with this in it:
Oh, and another question: is it bad to want my books to be intelligent, thought-provoking, creative and pretty? I know. I know. Shallow.