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Best Interior Design Books

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Best Interior Design Books
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Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves
Emily Henderson - 2015-10-13
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The ultimate guide to thinking like a stylist, with 1,000 design ideas for creating the most beautiful, personal, and livable roomsIt’s easy to find your own style confidence once you know this secret: While decorating can take months and tons of money, styling often takes just minutes. Even a few little tweaks can transform the way your room feels...
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A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave
Joanna Gaines - 2018-11-06
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In her design book, Homebody: A Guide To Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. This comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and your instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps fo...
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Inspired Design
The 100 Most Important Designers of the Past 100 Years
Jennifer Boles - 2018-10-02
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Most decorating books focus on one designer; the rest focus on one period, one trend, one room. This book, for the first time, has the big picture: ALL the names everybody must know from the entire 100-year history of interior design. Each designer is profiled and illustrated with three to four photographs of their best work; what we can learn from...
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The Field Guide to Decorating
Lauren Liess - 2015-10-13
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Lauren Liess, an interior designer and founder of the popular blog Pure Style Home, fuses her love of design and the great outdoors into all her work. In Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating, her first book, Lauren invites readers to bring nature inside by mixing the textures of natural elements such as wood and stone with eclectic groupings of m...
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Elements of Style
Designing a Home & a Life
Erin Gates - 2014-10-07
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From the rising-star designer and author of the hit blog, Elements of Style, a full-color, fully illustrated book packed with honest advice, inspiration, ideas, and lessons learned about designing a home that reflects your personality and style.Elements of Style is a uniquely personal and practical decorating guide that shows how designing a home c...
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The New Bohemians
Cool and Collected Homes
Justina Blakeney - 2015-04-14
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New York Times Bestseller In The New Bohemians, LA-based designer Justina Blakeney defines the New Bohemians as creative individuals who are boutique owners and bloggers, entrepreneurs and ex-pats, artists and urban farmers. They embrace free-spirited, no-rules lifestyles and apply that attitude to all areas of their existence, including their home...
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Decorate Wild
Justina Blakeney - 2021-04-06
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From Justina Blakeney, the ultimate guide to designing wildly creative interiors that are free-spirited, layered, and deeply personal Justina Blakeney’s new book is her biggest, boldest, and most beautiful volume yet, filled with irresistible style, original patterns, and artwork—lushly photographed by Dabito. In each chapter, Justina shares her di...
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The Finer Things
Timeless Furniture, Textiles, and Details
Christiane Lemieux - 2016-09-06 (first published in 2014)
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With a foreword by Miles Redd, this luxurious decorating resource trains the eye to recognize enduring, quality home goods and to use them to dazzling design effect.Quality matters. Just as a home’s foundation should be built to stand the test of time, so, too, should the furniture, objects, and elements of our rooms speak to an enduring sense of b...
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The Kinfolk Home
Interiors for Slow Living
Nathan Williams - 2015-10-20
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New York Times bestseller When The Kinfolk Table was published in 2013, it transformed the way readers across the globe thought about small gatherings. In this much-anticipated follow-up, Kinfolk founder Nathan Williams showcases how embracing that same ethos—of slowing down, simplifying your life, and cultivating community—allows you to create a m...
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May I Come In?
Discovering the World in Other People's Houses
Wendy Goodman - 2018-09-25
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Wendy Goodman has discovered and published stories on an astonishing array of private houses, notable for their character, personality, and flair, in her 30 years of design hunting. In May I Come In? she visits more than 75 that capture and express their owners’ spirit and passions. In this pantheon, imagination and originality hold sway: Artists a...
Black and White by Celerie Kemble
More Beautiful by Mark D. Sikes
Living with Pattern by Rebecca Atwood
Live Beautiful by Athena Calderone
Made for Living by Amber Lewis, Cat Chen
Domino by Deborah Needleman
New York School of Interior Design by Ellen S. Fisher, Jen Renzi
Kelly Wearstler by Kelly Wearstler
Remodelista by Julie Carlson
The New Southern Style by Alyssa Rosenheck
Home Decor Cheat Sheets by Jessica Probus
The Nesting Place by Myquillyn Smith
The Color Scheme Bible by Anna Starmer
Beautifully Organized by Nikki Boyd
Still by Natalie Walton
Design*Sponge at Home by Grace Bonney
Everything by Abigail Ahern
The Inspired Room by Melissa Michaels
The Beauty of Home by Marie Flanigan
The Home Edit Life by Clea Shearer, Joanna Teplin
Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning by Joseph Dechiara
Get It Together! by Orlando Soria
Vogue Living by Hamish Bowles
The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes by Monocle
Monochrome Home by Hilary Robertson
Steven Gambrel by Steven Gambrel
The World of Apartamento by Omar Sosa
Veere Grenney by Veere Grenney
Residential Interior Design by Maureen Mitton
Wild Interiors by Hilton Carter
Farrow & Ball How to Decorate by Farrow & Ball
Thomas O'Brien by Thomas O'Brien
The Complete Book of Home Organization by Toni Hammersley
Beata Heuman by Beata Heuman
Down to Earth by Lauren Liess
The Maine House by Maura McEvoy, Basha Burwell, Kathleen Hackett
The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book updated & revised by Chris Grimley
Mad About the House by Kate Watson-Smyth
Modern Americana by Max Humphrey
The Little Book of Living Small by Laura Fenton
Design the Home You Love by Lee Mayer, Emily Motayed
Bold British Design by Emilio Pimentel-Reid
Make Life Beautiful by Syd and Shea McGee
At Home by Isabel López-Quesada
By Design by Phaidon Editors
Joseph Dirand by Joseph Dirand
S Is for Style by Dara Caponigro
Tara Bernerd by Tara Bernerd
Ryan Korban by Ryan Korban
The Things That Matter by Nate Berkus
The Perfectly Imperfect Home by Deborah Needleman
Sean Scherer's Kabinett & Kammer by Sean Scherer