Simplicity: avoid all that is not essential
bookshelves all scream "winter library", but the window's view out to a green yard is all bright summer.
This library is simultaneously cozy and immaculate. The flooring, the glass wall, the room's symmetry, the carefully-selected furniture, the lighting: all contribute to the minimalism that offsets
piece is all it takes to make a room.
...For example, an Eames lounge and ottoman work to create a more modern study space, and provide a good spot to kick back with an engrossing tome. Which brings us to:
2. Lots and lots of books. Old ones, new ones, a mix — it all works. Sprinkle in a few reference
room and all it entails — chandelier, oversize table, fancy chairs, sideboard and so on — if you never throw dinner parties and your family always prefers to eat in the kitchen. A cushy library with just one perfect chair, a fireplace and all of your most cherished books at your fingertips may be much more