We’ve covered it all in our gift guides so far and now we head to books – one of our favorites. Books have the ability to take you places visually and create constant inspiration whenever you decide to pick it up and flip through it. Here we offer you some visually delightful books that would make great gifts for your design-loving recipients.
Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves by Emily Henderson
A guide that gets you thinking just like a stylist with 1,000 design ideas to create the most beautiful rooms.
Tom Kundig: Works
Seattle-based architect shares 19 new projects, from Hawaii to New York City.
The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living by Nathan Williams
The same man that brought us The Kinfolk Table brings us a book on creating a more thoughtful, intimate living space.
Makers of East London written by Katie Treggiden
A coffee table book that explores the creative world of East London and all its craftspeople.
How We Live by Marcia Prentice
A photographic journal that visits the homes of designers and artists around the world. Los Angeles based photographer, Marcia Prentice, traveled to over 24 countries in 2 years to complete the project. The book features homes in the major design cities such as London, Milan, and New York City, but also unexpected cities such as Mumbai, Beirut and Reykjavik.
The Lego Architect by Tom Alphin
Take a look back at the history of architecture through LEGO models.
Apartment Therapy Complete and Happy Home by Maxwell Ryan and Janel Laban
Covering every aspect of design and decorating from the ground up, helping you to set up a place you love.
Shooting Space from Phaidon
A collection of some of the best contemporary photography and architecture.
Architizer: A+Awards 2015
A look at the 100 winners from the 2015 Architizer A+Awards, which were chosen by an international jury of 300 experts.
Bob Noorda Design
A book that showcases the last graphic work that Dutch designer Bob Noorda produced prior to his passing.
Alexander Girard Color by Gloria Fowler
A chunky board book for kids that celebrates the playful and colorful designs of the beloved Alexander Girard.