February 08, 2021
Cicero said that “a home without books is a body without soul.” Books are an easy way to help you feel inspired, be creative, and open your mind to new ideas and concepts. More specifically, coffee table books are jam packed full of home design tips, tricks, and recipes (plus they look amazing on display). This month our design team put together their Top 10 Best Coffee Table Books to Buy in 2021.
The Kinfolk Table is a cookbook from the creators of Kinfolk (a quarterly journey about understated, unfussy entertaining). This book shares recipes for small gatherings from 45 tastemakers who are cooking and entertaining in a way that is beautiful, uncomplicated, and inexpensive. Create a conversation piece with this book to your open kitchen shelves.
Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave is written by home designer Joanna Gaines. In this book, Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects your personality and style. Not only does this book have great graphs and photos to bring you inspiration, it also has step-by-step guides that will help you feel more confident in creating the perfect home space.
If you love to travel, this book is definitely for you. Travel Home: Design With a Global Spirit shows you how to curate interiors that reflect your favorite vacation spots. This book explores interiors influenced by places like Paris, Cuba, Tokoyo, and Portugal, and more. Through beautiful and inspiring photography, it illustrates how to bring worldly inspiration into your home design.
In Beautifully Organized: A Guide to Function and Style in Your Home,Professional Organizer Nikki Boyd shares her best advice in creating a beautifully organized home. Boyd is able to accomplish this feat through her specially curated 5-Step organization process. With her trademark warmth and keen eye for details, you'll be able to transform you home into a more welcoming, organized sanctuary.
From best selling authors of Urban Jungle, Plant Tribe: Living Happily Ever After With Plants shows us the life-changing magic of living with and caring for plants. The focus is learning how to use the positive energy from plants in your home spaces. Each chapter gives simples steps on plant knowledge and style guidance.
Living with Pattern: Color, Texture, and Print at Home is a stunning design book filled with steps on how to combine patterns and textures in your home. In doing so, you are able to transform a simple space into something much more uniquely yours. While many of us use pattern in our pillows and bed coverings, Atwood shows us other areas like kitchen tiles and reading nooks.
When Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury was published in 2004, the book was the first to describe the dramatic rise of the world’s finest luxury company. It demonstrates Louis Vuitton’s passion for fine design with a stunning array of archival art, product designs, and cutting-edge advertising.
If you are a fan of Wes Anderson films, this book is a must-have on your coffee table. Accidentally Wes Andersonbegan as a personal travel bucket list, a catalog of visually striking and historically unique destinations that capture the imagined worlds of Wes Anderson. With this book, you have the ability to travel to every continent and see unique and creative photos that are sure to inspire your home decor.
Do you pride yourself on being bougie about coffee? Do your friends consider you a "coffee snob?" Embrace those titles and let Brew: Better Coffee at Home help guide the way. In this book, author and coffee expert Brian W. Jones demystifies specialty coffee's complexities, teaches you how to buy the best beans and brewing equipment, offers in-depth primers for mastering various slow-coffee techniques as well as supplies you with dozens of recipes for invigorating coffee-based drinks and cocktails.
Architectural Digest at 100: A Century of Style is a visual history of Architectural Digest.This book celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects as well as stunning images from the magazine’s history by photographers.
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