THINK OF the bed nook as the fluffy fur-lined Birkenstock of the home: chic, snuggly and engineered to encourage maximum coziness.
We spend a lot of time scouting social-media inspiration boards and, as autumn shifts into hibernation high season, nooks seem to be everywhere.
Veere Grenney, a London-based interior designer known for insistently inviting nooks, notes that, historically, recessed and curtained beds served a purpose: protecting dreamers from unwelcome drafts.
“There’s so much friction in the world right now, the ability to retreat into a safe place at home is very appealing.
There’s something embryonic about it.”