Interiors: li­brary

Cre­ate the ul­ti­mate read­ing nook in your French home with this se­lec­tion of li­brary es­sen­tials

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Style your French-in­spired read­ing nook with our pick of book­worm es­sen­tials

“Don’t read in the dark!” my mother would sigh ev­ery time she caught me with my head bowed in a book. She’s right, of course, and this stylish sculpted lamp should brighten up your read­ing nook nicely. £292.95, melody­mai­son.co.uk

As a book­worm and a lover of pretty books, I like to keep my favourite reads on dis­play and this sim­ple yet el­e­gant book­shelf with a ‘used’ ef­fect is right up my street. €699.90, maisons­du­monde.com

Sink into this bouncy-look­ing arm­chair and es­cape into your favourite book in style. £299.90, maisons­du­monde.com

No cosy cor­ner is com­plete with­out fluffy cush­ions! This combed wool cush­ion is hand­made and looks so lovely and soft. £72, mi­afleur.com

Pur your feet up while de­vour­ing a thrilling de­tec­tive novel on this pouf made of woven bul­rush. €200, comp­toirazur.fr

Not sure I get the whole pineap­ple trend but I quite like these bookends with their golden fin­ish to keep your book­shelf tidy and funky. £70, frenchbed­room­com­pany.co.uk

Am­biance is cru­cial for a quiet and calm­ing read. Light up your read­ing cor­ner with these glass jar can­dle hold­ers. £6.25, Melody­mai­son.co.uk

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