An updated list of our favorite decorative books is well overdue, so we are sharing our latest finds. Whether you’re looking to add literary charm to your space that reflects your interests or looking for an enjoyable read to keep you inspired, our curated collection has you covered.
Wonderland: Adventures in Decorating
This book showcases breathtaking and whimsical interior projects by interior decorator Summer Thornton. In addition, it does a great job of inspiring readers to follow their creative impulses and serves as a beautiful statement piece in a common area.
de Gournay: Hand-Painted Interiors
Our love for de Gournay has expanded beyond wallpaper with its book release. This volume features not only their hand-painted chinoiserie wallpaper collections but also top interior designs from around the world.
For those whose design interests also include fashion, this volume is for you! In collaboration with Prada, author Susannah Frankel celebrates 30+ years of trend-setting creations with a book that provides historical insight into the haute couture powerhouse and its top designs.
Anna Spiro: A Life in Pattern
Interior designer Anna Spiro’s monograph serves as a framework and sourcebook for replicating a maximalist style–featuring over 250 inspirational images, mood boards, and designer tips.
Let’s Get Lost
For our travel enthusiasts, photographer Finn Beales’ book will undoubtedly leave you inspired and eager to plan your next trip. Among its pages are over 200 inspiring images of natural environments worldwide and the unique stories behind each photographer’s photographs.
Vasily Kandinsky: Around the Circle
The work of artistic innovator and painting theorist Vasily Kandinsky is beautifully illustrated in Megan Fontnella’s book Around the Circle, which covers everything from his Guggenheim Museum collection to his artistic growth and development.
1,000 Places To See Before You Die
There’s something about this book that will make you feel like your wanderlust has been cured. The combination of mesmerizing photographs and lovely written text is sure to engage any reader; you might just plan your next vacation after exploring its pages!
The Color Teil: Life, Work, and Inspiration
The Color Teil is a visual journey that takes readers through the life and art career of an artist who can only be described as vibrant and colorful. Teil Duncan displays over three hundred full-color images, including some well-known pieces but many others that might not have been so widely seen.