I don't know if there is any room for a good reading chair but if you can: every library should have a wing-back. Ikea brought this style back a couple years ago. It's an Ikea classic and I can see why.
Poppytalk: 20 Best IKEA Hacks of Cutting Boards Hack This is a beautiful idea, again from Livet Hemma. Cutting boards are fixed up set up with leather handles and wraps. So simple, and looks amazing. More info here.