The Best New Design Books Hitting Shelves This Fall
Prepare to get inspired.
Published Aug 27, 2017 7:00 AM
There’s just something about the crisp fall air that gets people inspired to redecorate their homes: Think cozy blankets, crisp hardwood floors, and satin sheets. Since you’ll be spending less time outside and more time actually enjoying your living space come cooler weather, why not get a head start by checking out some of the most anticipated design books releasing in the upcoming months? From rustic countryside chic to supermodel style, there’s something for everyone.
All DIY aficionados will burst out laughing reading these hilarious tales of experiments gone wrong—and possibly reminisce on some of their own fails, as well.
City Farmhouse Style: Designs for a Modern Country Life, September 12
Kim Leggett finally brings her rustic country roots to the page—the creator of interior design company City Farmhouse reveals her secrets for finding the best antique stores and bringing a bit of nature into your crazy city life.
Beth Webb’s unique approach to home decor will have you seeing your space in a whole new way—think all five senses of sight, touch, scent, hearing, and taste. Sounds weird? Maybe, but that’s what makes it oh-so special.
French Chateau Living: The Château du Lude, September 19
Providing intimate insight into life in a French château, this volume takes readers on an insider’s tour of the Château du Lude, a private residence that features its original decorative interiors.
Famous interior design firm Cullman & Kravis reveal how to infuse traditional design with modern flare in this 14-project exploration into what truly creates a beautiful home.
Making House: Designers at Home, September 26
This picture-filled book invites you into the residences of leading interior, furniture, and product designers—including the abodes of well-known figures such as Jonathan Adler, Marc Newson, Tom Dixon, Marcel Wanders, and Agnès Emery. You’ll love seeing how these legends combine colors, styles, and textures to make their homes their own.
This super original book delves deep and determines what each room in a home represents to different individuals. Prepare to reveal feelings you never even knew you had.
Southern sensation Richard Keith Langham combines American sensibilities with dashes of imaginative whimsy in a way that’ll make even the shyest designer try to embrace the print.
Having a dog is no easy feat, but these dapper designers make it look like a breeze. Get a sneak peak into how the most stylish live in harmony with their adorable pooches.
Studio KO, October 3
If you thought minimalism wasn’t for you, you’ll change your mind after exploring the clean lines and raw aesthetic of French architecture duo Studio KO. This beautifully illustrated book explores the blurred lines that transform the brand’s work into such structural masterpieces.
A home is nothing without great energy, and this book explores the best ways to bring positive vibes into yours. With tons of exercises and activities to keep you occupied, this handbook will help you create your ideal sanctuary in no time.
Fabulous! The Dazzling Interiors of Tom Britt, October 10
Ever since Tom Britt opened his first NYC firm back in 1964, his dramatic themes have been attracting everyone from billionaires to celebrities. Take a look inside his bold choices, and maybe get inspired to create a few of your own.
Everyday Supermodel Molly Sims is at it again, and this time, she’s here to elevate your home. This is the ultimate working girl’s guide to juggling both a career and a growing household, filled with tips and tricks from the best in the business.
Atlas of Furniture Design, November 21
If you want to understand how furniture is created, this comprehensive 1,000-page book is all you’ll ever need. It documents 1,691 objects by over 300 designers and 121 manufacturers, and features more than 2,500 images—from detailed object photographs to historical documentation such as interiors, patents, brochures and reference works in art and architecture.