In the entryway to this loft, Bertoia and Eames chairs are joined by a 19th-century Victorian reading chair from London. Open shelves provide handy book storage above the window and don't take up any floor space.
A cozy reading chair and ottoman teams with a modern dresser that serves both as storage and a media center. This eclectic home features a cool color palette and pleasing mix of modern and retro design elements throughout.
A corner of this clean-lined master bedroom is built for entertaining, with a reading chair placed to receive natural light for reading and a modern dresser that doubles as a TV console. White draw draperies block light and blend with the wall color, visually expanding the space.
To welcome guests into this newly redesigned home, a low-walled courtyard transformed what was once a stark patch of gravel into an inviting, semi-private outdoor room with soft lighting to illuminate the space at night.
This living room, featured on HGTV's Property Brothers, is decorated with a mirrored end table, modern style chair and a grouping of framed photos on the wall. A metallic lamp with drum shade provides the illumination.
This bedroom boasts a perfect reading spot with a chic midcentury modern chair positioned in front of a window for optimal lighting. A gold-toned dresser sits close by, adding metallic pizzazz to the neutral space.
A beautiful white-framed chair with a turquoise seat and back holds center court in this tiny bedroom reading nook. The gallery wall and trendy, small metal table add character, but they're merely supporting players to the star chair.
A traditional wicker rocking chair, with a pocket for books and magazines, looks completely fresh next to a modern brass floor lamp. The plaid wool blanket and rocker rock fireplace surround add nice warmth and texture to this reading corner.
An Eames lounge chair paired with a contemporary floor lamp creates a reading nook with vintage flair in this family room. Concrete floors and floor-to-ceiling windows gain warmth when teamed with a wood-paneled accent wall. The petite gold side table adds a touch of glamor to the space.
On the other side of this master bedroom, a leather armchair and minimalist lamp create a cool reading area. Gold frames decorate the walls and showcase a menagerie of lions, tigers, bears and elephants.