If reading is your hobby, then this blog is for you. If you think reading is not your hobby, even then this blog is for you. Because the Internet has turned us all into voracious readers. Whether it’s the social media that we are scrolling or immersing ourselves into blogs, videos, and podcasts, the definition of reading has expanded. That’s why you need a comfortable reading corner.
In this blog, we share 3 ideas that can turn any corner of your home into your reading den!
The size, aesthetics, décor, and functionality of your reading corner depend on a number of factors, the major one being the space available. While some people go ahead allocating an entire room for the same, some stick to a cozy corner dedicated to reading.
But some basics remain the same for every reading corner. Take furniture, for example.
A bookcase is the most essential piece of furniture in a reading corner. You can choose one from various sizes and shapes. An ideal bookcase should be:
i. Made from premium quality wood
ii. Maximum storage capacity
iii. Sleek and aesthetically appealing
Check out the collection of Bookcases available here at Durian:
- Clint Engineered Wood Bookcase And Shelf: https://www.durian.in/product/clint-
- Clint Bookcase And Shelf: https://www.durian.in/product/clint-3
Every reading space should have a comfortable seating area. Recliners are highly suitable for this purpose as they
i. Come with an ergonomic comfort
ii. Feature a contemporary design
iii. Have a reliable auto or manual recline mechanism
iv. Minimize space consumed
Check out the Recliners we have at Durian:
1.Anton Nappa Aire Manual Recliner, 1 Seater: https://www.durian.in/product/anton
2.Jameson Nappa Aire Manual Recliner, 1 Seater: https://www.durian.in/product/jameson
3. Cabinets and Sideboards
While bookcases are the primary storage units installed in any reading area, one can also include various sideboards or file cabinets if you do not have the space for a bookshelf or your bookshelf is already full! You can convert any basic storage unit to hold your books and reading accessories. Ideally, it should:
i. Offer you extra space for storage
ii. Have a multipurpose appeal
iii. Be portable in case you want to change your reading position
Check out the different options in sideboards and file cabinets available at Durian for your reading space:
1.Trump File Cabinet & Sideboards: https://www.durian.in/product/trump
2.Cache Multipurpose Unit: https://www.durian.in/product/cac
3.DWS/34725 File Cabinet & Sideboards: https://www.durian.in/product/dws-34725
4.Pinnacle File Cabinet & Sideboards: https://www.durian.in/product/pinnacle-2
4. Define your reading corner on the basis of your taste
After basic furnishing comes the decor – the bits about style and aesthetics. Define your reading corner on the basis of your taste.
If you like nature and outdoors, bring a plant in.
Make it cosier with the help of throw pillows on your seating arrangement. Even better, go for a relaxing day bed or a luxurious sofa – so that it becomes your relaxation corner too.
Get to the walls! Create a gallery of your own – with paintings, or clocks, or any other kind of wall art to transport you into another world as you get in and out of the books/material you’re reading.
Reading is fun and it’s also very immersive. It requires you to be focused. Whether you are reading something for work or for your pleasure or just surfing the Internet, having a dedicated reading corner will stop you from carrying on with your reading in your bedroom and bedtime.
Moreover, a comfortable reading space especially with a recliner can also let you doze off when you like.
So what sort of reading space would you like to create at home? Get in touch with us for personal recommendations.