Local Products for the Perfect Reading Nook

written by Melissa Dalton

Dive into the unique patterns, vibrant colors, and fun names found on the wallpaper collaboration between Abnormals Anonymous and Anna Redmond, a Seattle artist. The made-in-the-U.S.A. designs are printed with VOC-free ink and range from the undulating surf of “Wavelength,” to a reinterpretation of needlepoint in “Twisted Stitcher” to the hand-drawn “Flashdance” seen here and in the reading retreat.






The exposed wood frame and grooved upholstery of the Callan Chair and Ottoman from Room and Board will look striking, whether floating by the fireplace or nestled in a library corner. Count on it for just the right amount of back support during a reading binge.







Richard Koehler founded Folk, a furniture and lighting studio based in Portland, after growing frustrated with the “overabundance of cheap disposable products.” The Tripod Floor Lamp exemplifies the studio’s approach to craft, combining hand-oiled walnut legs with clear-lacquered steel hardware and handmade shades made from Pendleton fabric—perfect for illuminating the pages on the next book club pick.


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