This is intended as a hidden doorway, but it's a reasonable way to design closet doors. That's because you're not expecting furniture to be placed in front a closet door. So, adding shelving makes use of that otherwise dead space.
Morris & Co 'Willow' wallpaper. Aesthetic movement wall shelves house a collection of vintage Wedgwood Jasperware and the traditional Victorian iron bed has been painted a punchy red - 'Charlotte's Locks' by Farrow & Ball.