As a kid I used to pull a chair into my closet to read; something about that enclosed space made me able to get totally lost in books. Yearning for that feeling, I came up with the bookfort – it’s kind of the adult version of a blanket fort. So I put it together and filled it with some of my favorite books. It’s a pretty absurd object as it stands, but I love the idea of building a more refined piece of furniture for people to read in – not just a chair but more of an environment. Anyway, here’s the bookfort in all its glory (model cred to Sophie Glenn, my partner in furniture crime):