Life slows down during the holiday season (after the shopping is done of course), inviting us to sit by the fire with loved ones and a round of festive drinks. As we start a new year, a stunning coffee table book can remind us to savor moments of beauty every day. The best coffee table books to gift this season will inspire us to design beautiful spaces, marvel at natural beauty and cherish the four-legged best friends in our lives. Check out these popular selections from our local boutiques and Amazon.
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(book descriptions pulled from Amazon.com)
Home Body: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave by Joanna Gaines (Harper Design)
Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there.
Buckingham Palace: The Interiors by Ashley Hicks (Rizzoli)
Interior designer and artist Ashley Hicks presents his photographs and description of the interior design of Buckingham Palace, home of Britain’s royal family since 1837.
Modern Monarchy: The British Royal Family Today by Chris Jackson and Michael Pritchard (Rizzoli)
Photographer Chris Jackson has been by the Royal family’s side on domestic visits and overseas tours for the past fifteen years, resulting in an unparalleled photographic archive of the evolving British Royal family.
Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts by Matthew Reinhart and Kevin Wilson (Insight Editions)
An exhilarating, interactive guide to the iconic school of witchcraft and wizardry.
National Geographic Spectacle: Rare and Astonishing Photographs by National Geographic (National Geographic)
An exquisite photo collection showcasing awe-inducing moments from around the world, including the aurora borealis, cities made of neon lights, a great wildebeest migration, a contortionist on display–and more.
Nashville: Scenes from the New American South by Ann Patchett (Harper Design)
A dynamic, experiential, and intimate portrait that explores the many sides of the legendary Southern city and country music capital, from award-winning writers Ann Patchett, Jon Meacham, and acclaimed photographer Heidi Ross.
Redoute: The Book of Flowers XL (Multilingual Edition) by H. Walter Lack (TASCHEN)
The finest floral treasures of Pierre-Joseph Redouté.
Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut’s Photographs from a Year in Space by Scott Kelly (Knopf)
From the record-breaking astronaut, national hero, and best-selling author of Endurance, a breathtaking collection of photos documenting his journey on the International Space Station, the vastness of space, and the unparalleled beauty of our own home planet.
May I Come In?: Discovering the World in Other People’s Houses by Wendy Goodman (Harry N. Abrams)
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.
Vogue: The Covers (updated edition) by Dodie Kazanjian (Harry N. Abrams)
In this stunning updated edition of the successful Vogue: The Covers, Vogue continues to pay tribute to its tradition of beauty and excellence with a compilation of even more spectacular cover art.
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