The Joy of Design Books

The Joy of Design Books

While there is no end to the design inspiration you can find online, there is nothing quite like the joy you’ll find when having some of most beautiful interior design coffee table books close at hand. These large format books are not only full of wonderful color images, they also include monographs on particular architects, designers and design styles (including regional and period designs.)

Collecting design books will provide a wealth of information about the styles or era of your current home. They’re also a terrific resource for newer homes providing ideas and inspirations for every step of the decorating your process. has a plethora of interior design books to choose from. We’ve discovered a few favorites of our own there and have included links to them below.

“In Decorate, the world’s top designers and leading decor experts including Kelly Wearstler, Amy Butler, Jonathan Adler, and many others come together to share over 1,000 professional tips, ideas, and solutions for every room and every budget. Written and compiled by Holly Becker, founder of the hugely popular design blog Decor8.”—

Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Colors
“No one has a happier sense of hue and pattern than Jonathan Adler! Inspiring readers to be fearless in their decorating choices, Adler guides us through color-drenched rooms, from True Blue and Going Rouge to Champagne Sparkle.”—

Parisian Interiors: Bold, Elegant, Refined
“Bursting with color and dramatic focal points, these exceptional interiors offer exclusive access into the homes of Paris’s finest art and antiques aficionados. The magic of Paris is distinctly captured in its interiors: windows are tall, and rooms have high ceilings with grand architectural details; but the real charm comes in the thoughtfully selected elements that bring those spaces to life.”—

“Kelly Wearstler is the ultimate trendsetter in interior design. Hue by Kelly Wearstler builds upon the success of her first monograph, Modern Glamour, and includes recent, unpublished projects, including her home in Beverly Hills, celebrity residential projects as well as some of her latest hotel projects. Hue celebrates the power of color in Kelly’s work and the possibilities of color in interior design and decorating.”–

Lifting the Curtain on Design
“Simplify, Connect, Expand. These principles, each fundamental to the practice of design, provide the framework for interior designer Vicente Wolf’s engaging new book. Wolf is famous for his modern and elegant style, always guided by integrity and simplicity.”–