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BDI Eileen Shelf

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Item #: 5156
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Eileen Shelf by BDI
designed by Matthew Weatherly

Eileen Shelf At A Glance:
This gracefully leaning shelf looks great alone, and looks even better when put together in multiples to create a complete shelf system. It leans against the wall securely - hence the name. The Eileen Shelf by BDI is available in 3 wood finishes with grey-tinted glass shelves.

What's To Like:
Shelves normally feel like they take up a lot of space, with their weighty look and thick shelves. The Eileen Shelf takes up a lot less space in the way the room feels, with its thin, strong tempered glass shelves.

What's Not to Like:
It's a minor quibble, but the shelves aren't adjustable. We're getting over it, though.

The Bottom Line:
At home in any room, the Eileen Shelf rests securely against the wall and its tempered gray-tinted glass shelves are perfect for books or for displaying your favorite items.


  • Overall dimensions: 74" h x 34.25" w x 18.25" d
  • Top shelf spacing: 12.125"
  • All other shelves: 13.75"
  • Grey-tinted tempered glass shelves hold up to 50 lbs
  • Some assembly required

The BDI Eileen Shelf is also known by the following manufacturer Item Number: 5156.

Materials & Measurements

BDI Eileen Shelf DimensionsMaterials:
Natural wood veneer with tempered glass shelves.

Overall: 74" h x 34.25" w x 18.25" d
Shelf height: 13.75"

Assembly Instructions

View BDI Eileen Shelf assembly instructions.

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About the Manufacturer

BDI Furniture LogoBecker Designed Inc. was founded in 1984 by Bill Becker with the goal of making top-notch modern furniture design accessible to the public. Today, BDI is best know for its home entertainment systems, but it has also applied its vision and craftsmanship in its lines of tables, shelving, and mirrors. BDI is located in Chantilly, Virginia.


Matthew WeatherlyMatthew Weatherly
Heavily influenced by Danish modern style, Matthew studied Scandinavian design, architecture, and woodworking at Denmark's Design School and holds a degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute. Inspired by his love of Nature, Matthew's designs have become known for merging maximum functionality with minimal materials, always striving to do more with less.

Shipping & Delivery

All BDI products ship within 48-72 hours from the time of purchase.

The Eileen Shelf ships for a $60 flat-rate fee to destinations within the contiguous United States.

Package weight: 107 lbs.
Package size: 80" l x 9" w x 17" h

For additional information, please see our shipping and delivery policies page.

Product Q&A

Q: How much weight will each shelf hold?
A: Each shelf will hold up to 50 pounds.

Q: Is assembly required?
A: Yes- you can find details in the assembly instructions section below.

Q: Can this be secured to the wall?
A: Yes, using a wall anchor and inconspicuous restraint straps, you can fasten the shelf to a wall. Instructions on how to do this are included in the assembly instructions.

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The Eileen Shelf is warranted for 3 years from the date of purchase.