may 10, 2018photography by francesco cantonewhen studio strato and architect maria clara ghia were designing a home in rome, italy, they decided to create an elevated reading nook, that can be seen through a cut-out in the living room by francesco cantonethe reading nook with its bright yellow cushions, sits next to a window and a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf, and as it’s raised, it allowed for additional storage space to be created underneath it. a small set of white stairs makes it easy to climb up to the nook for relaxing and cozy by francesco cantoneget the contemporist daily email newsletter – sign up here