I have amassed quite a collection of coffee table books over the years (mostly focused on interiors) and it’s one of my favorite gifts to give. Not only do these hardcover books look beautiful on the shelf or on a coffee or console table, I find endless inspiration in them for our own home. Below is a list of a few of my favorite coffee table books. You can click on each individual image for the product information and link. If you don’t see the widget, try refreshing the page!
Favorite Coffee Table Books To Gift!
- Vintage Remix by Kishani Perera – Mixing high-end furnishings with flea market finds, interior designer Kishani Perera creates glamorous yet livable spaces that reflect her clients’ personality and warmth. Vintage Remix is a guided tour through the stages of design, taking the intimidation out of blending styles by mixing and matching modern and vintage pieces.
- Pretty City New York by Siobhan Ferguson – A book full of stunning photographs of New York, curated by Instagrammer Siobhan Ferguson. Instead of typical tourist destinations, you’ll find images of New York boutiques and local hotspots. Makes you feel as though you’re wandering around the city, discovering secret gems with a local.
- A Tale of Interiors by Louisa Pierce & Emily Ward – Design duo to the stars, Pierce and Ward blend classic elements and fanciful touches, sharing spaces that exude decadence with a dash of restraint.
- Down To Earth by Lauren Liess – decorator, designer, blogger, HGTV host, and social media darling, Lauren Liess shows readers how to incorporate six guiding principles in six unique homes, focusing on an easy living, down to earth design aesthetic.
- Timeless by Patrick Ahearn – The title is spot on! Architect Patrick Ahearn infuses such a timeless aesthetic into the homes he designs. A large, beautiful must-have book for anyone who appreciates classic design with exquisite details.
- The Beauty of Home: Redefining Traditional Interiors by Marie Flanigan – This book combines refined elegance and innovative simplicity for a fresh, new perspective on traditional interior design. Known for her timeless and soulful interiors, Marie Flanigan takes the reader through her creative process and the essential elements for curating her signature style.
- Decorating in Detail by Alexa Hampton – A celebrated designer, Alexa Hampton takes the reader deeper into her process of developing the designs for eight elegant homes in the US. She describes how she and the homeowners chose all of the elements, from fabrics to furnishings.
- Perspective by Steven Gambrel – With designs rooted in tradition and history, top interior designer Steven Gambrel shares his perspective and insight into his recent projects through stunning images and eloquent writing.
- Feels Like Home by Lauren Liess – Lauren Liess believes a house is a feeling. Feels Like Home explores the emotional connection between interior design and our daily lives and includes practical design principles while also focusing on the emotional aspect of a home.
- Interior Portraits by Victoria Hagan – a designer known for her serene “new American classic” look, Victoria Hagan shares stunning photography and personal insights into her design philosophy. From elegant urban homes to casual weekend retreats, Interior Portraits is an artful and inspiring collection of interior spaces.
- Streets of Paris by Mendo – A large collection of images in and around Paris captured by over 40 photographers, both Paris natives and international visitors alike.
- Architectural Digest at 100: A Century of Style by Architectural Digest – a substantial book from the iconic Architectural Digest. Stunning photographs that fill the entire page, along with a story behind the space. A must-have!
- The Finer Things by Christiane Lemieux – Christiane Lemieux interviews the world’s greatest experts on wallpaper, paint, textiles, accessories, and more. Chock-full of inspiring interiors, The Finer Things serves as a guide to understanding the most fundamental elements of a great room.
- Atmosphere by James Michael Howard – “Atmosphere” is defined as the magic of a place – the “wow factor.” Sought-after designer, James Michael Howard creates luxurious and sophisticated spaces around the country and shares all he has learned about creating atmosphere at home.
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