• Reading Lounge: Lavish Mansion in Marrakech, Morocco

    Cozy up with your favorite book in the spacious reading room. An L-shaped couch with red velour pillows offers plenty of space for relaxing, while a large window-covered wall provides natural reading…   See the Image

  • Library: Private Observatory in Coral Gables, Fla.

    The two-level walnut and cherry wood library comes equipped with its own elevator.   See the Image

  • Library: Bob Hope's Former Estate in Toluca Lake, Calif.

    Just off the foyer, the warm, wood-paneled library looks elegant with built-ins and a brick fireplace. The enormous estate also houses a massive living room, bar, billiard room, formal dining room,…   See the Image

  • Library: Historic Stone Estate in Darien, Conn.

    In the wood-paneled library, built-in bookshelves line one wall opposite an elegantly carved fireplace with stone inlay. The home dates back to 1897, but renovations have brought the historic home…   See the Image

  • Den: Georgian Elegance in Seattle

    The otherwise dark decor in the wood-paneled den gets a boost of light from the surrounding windows. Fun prints, including floral and animal print pillows, add a touch of texture to the space.   See the Image

  • Located 25 miles north of Manhattan, the Castle Hotel & Spa overlooks the Hudson River. Featuring 31 rooms and suites, the main tower of the castle forms the highest point in Westchester County,…   See the Image

  • Library: Black-and-White Bath in Paris, France

    A lipstick red wall color gives the library its contemporary feel, while plush furniture allows it to feel like a cozy space to enjoy a good book. A sliding ladder makes books that are on the top…   See the Image

  • Reading Nook: Tulira Castle in Ardrahan, Ireland

    Three original stained glass panels shine in the library's bay window. The center one features a portrait of former owner Edward Martyn, a leading figure in the Irish Literary and Artistic revival,…   See the Image

  • Reading Room for Kids

    There are kid's rooms, then there are kid's rooms. Madrid-based design studio Playoffice specializes in outfitting homes with amazing kid-friendly spaces, and we're not just talking cute little…   Read the Blog

  • Reading Room for Kids

    Published 02/21/14 in Houses
    Reading Room for Kids

    Playoffice, a design firm based in Madrid, created this "Reading Net" for kids (or adults).   See the Image