CD storage alternatives have undergone the same metamorphosis that transformed the music industry in the past couple decades. Where once 8-tracks and vinyl records ruled the scene, cassette tapes and compact discs soon moved in and stole the limelight. The same can be said for CD holders
. When compact discs were first sold, people often stored their music collection in boxes or stacked them on the floor. Soon more efficient CD shelves
were specifically designed to hold many of the small plastic cases that contained CDs. As people’s CD collections grew, designers and furniture makers took notice and began to fabricate CD holders that not only held many music discs, but also acted as an attractive addition to homes and offices.
There are many materials—from exquisite to elementary—that are used to make CD storage containers. Most are made from wood, metal or plastic, and most are extremely functional and durable. When one is looking for a CD holder
they should keep several things in mind. Personal style is an important factor that should come into play when looking to purchase CD storage
. This is usually quite simple because there are CD holders to fit almost any taste. Another thing to keep in mind is the size of the unit that is needed. It is best to buy a CD rack
that can hold more CDs than are actually in a person’s collection. That way there is time, and room to grow a collection before having to buy more CD holders. One final consideration that should be made is how much room in the home can be devoted to a storage unit. If there is limited floor space, CD shelves can be an excellent way to store music without too much clutter.