1stdibs features Kati Curtis Design

26 Reading Nooks That Are Equal Parts Snuggly and Stylish

In designing a brand-new apartment overlooking New York’s Central Park, Kati Curtis faced a challenge: how to create a cozy niche in the high-traffic main hallway? “The obvious solution was to put a freestanding bench here,” she says, “but I wanted to create a nook that could serve not only as a place to put on your shoes before you head out the door but also as a place where you could hang out with a good book.”