Unfortunately, in the modern world of gadgets, the owners of houses and apartments first of all think about where they will have a computer and how to position the TV in front of the sofa. And the reading corner is not always equipped. Meanwhile, such a zone can be very cozy. Our tips site will prove it.
You don’t need a lot of reading space. It can really be a corner in a large room, part of a living room, bedroom, study, nursery. Or separately, for example, under the stairs, as in the photo above.
When setting up a reading corner, you need to adhere to only three rules:
- Furniture should be comfortable. The most comfortable armchair, a sofa if you like to read while lying down, an ottoman under your feet so that you don’t get numb. Upholstered furniture will become the main item in this area..
- Lighting. A floor lamp or wall lamp clearly next to an armchair or small sofa. With the ability to direct diffused light onto the book. If possible, of course, the reading corner is placed by the window, because natural light does not harm the eyes. But in the dark, you still can’t do without artificial lighting.
- Location. A safe bet is next to a bookcase or shelves. You can by the window in the bedroom, because scientists advise to turn off your laptop, tablet or computer an hour before bedtime to spend time reading. More options – in the corner of the spacious living room, next to the workplace, on a heated loggia.
An armchair, a lamp, books … These are all the main attributes of such recreation areas. The place can be found even in a small apartment.
The portal wrote how you can use the window sill in the interior, make it more functional. Turning a window sill into a reading corner is a great idea. Maximum natural light, no need to buy a chair, almost no space at all.
It is clear that you can read everywhere. And at the table in the kitchen, and in bed, and just on the sofa in the living room. But, you see, it is good to have your own separate corner for reading, calm, cozy, conducive to relaxation.