In Love With Nooks-Islamic style Nooks In Particular
No I am not talking about the Nook tablet (I don’t think they come in styles!). I am talking about these nooks….
According to McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture & construction, a nook is
An alcove opening off a room to provide additional or more intimate space (…)
The arches that characterize Islamic architecture contribute to the stunning look of these nooks. Warm colors add to their cozy attribute, while built in seating, and scattered pillows provide comfort and relaxation. Not only do these nooks look stunning, they are oh. so. inviting!!
One day inshallah, when I get to design and build my house, I shall include an arched nook somewhere in the design. I shall decorate the arch with an Islamic mosaic pattern, or add a backdrop of an Islamic mosaic pattern similar to this….
Are you as fascinated with Islamic style arches as I am? How about an islamic style nook? If you are not interested in arches, would you include a nook in your future home design?