Secret door and faux books projects

With over 30 years of manufacturing faux books, we have worked on thousands of projects worldwide. From large hospitality and events venues to a cosy library in a restaurant, and national museums and stately homes to a secret door in an residential apartment DecBOOKS will create a beautiful bookcase feature. A small selection of our faux book projects are below:

Marlybeau Cottage


Secret door using our traditional compact style of DecBOOKS® faux books which leads to the clients snug. Some of the faux books had bespoke titles with family names.
Interior Curve Collaboration


This fabulous secret door leads to a roof top bar in Siobhan Murphy's own property. We matched the faux books to her colour palette.
Private Residence
Private Residence


Timeless colour scheme perfectly complimented with vellum DecBOOKS® Faux Books on these cupboard doors.
The Bodleian Library

Oxford, England

Hidden storage and secret doors created using DecBOOKS® faux books within the retail gift shop of a popular museum.
Non Combustible Books - Hidden Door Panels Replica Books DecBOOKS Imitation Book Ends
The Lennox Building


Iconic coworking office space using the non-combustible DecBOOKS®. There is no loss in quality of finish even with our non-combustible material.
Secret Door Faux Books False Books on bar front DecBOOKS Decora Mouldings
The Raeburn Hotel


Clever bespoke folding doors clad in hundreds of DecBOOKS® faux books slide back to reveal a secret bar.
Showhome – Private Residence

Totteridge Common, London

DecBOOKS used to fill empty shelving in drawing room of a built-to-sell residential home. Additional faux book panels were purchased by the new owner to complete the room.
DecBOOKS Interior Design Ideas Tailor-made Library Book Display
The Raeburn Hotel


A cosy lounge area is transformed by night with a secret bar concealed by hundreds of DecBOOKS® on folding doors.
Library Wall Feature DecBOOKS Imitation Books Interior Design Ideas
Private Residence

Petworth, West Sussex

DecBOOKS® added space and grandeur in this bespoke garden room study.
DecBOOKS Bookcase Feature Display Book Spines Faux Books
Gladstone Library

No 1, Whitehall Place, London

An entire library filled with DecBOOKS® and now used as a premium event and banqueting setting.
DecBOOKS Interior Design Ideas Handcrafted Display Books
Boutique Hotel

The Cotswolds

Panelled bedroom with DecBOOKS® panels mounted on push catch doors in shelving.
Decorative Book Display Interior Design DecBOOKS Secret Compartment
Studio Apartment

Belgravia, London, SW1X

A bespoke folding bed, hidden behind a DecBOOKS® bookcase to cleverly maximise space.
Decorative Book Display Interior Design DecBOOKS Hidden Compartment
Studio Apartment

Belgravia, London, SW1X

A bespoke folding bed, hidden behind a DecBOOKS® bookcase feature to cleverly maximise space.
DecBOOKS Interior Design Ideas Display Books Decorative Book Spines
New Build Show Home

Home Counties

Combination of DecBOOKS® office filing accessories and flat panels used for display in bespoke joinery.
Bookcase Feature DecBOOKS Dummy Books Fale Book Spine
Hotel Indigo

County Durham

Traditional DecBOOKS® detailing on feature headboards.
DecBOOKS Bookcase Display Fake Book Spines Fake Books
Private Residence

The Cotswolds

A mixture of concealed cupboards and real shelves, with the rich ambience of DecBOOKS®.




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