April 13, 2024
Best interior design books of 2017 Stuff.co.nz

Discover the Magic of Interior Design with These Must-Read Books

Are you looking to revamp your living space and create a home that truly reflects your personality and style? Look no further than these captivating interior design books that will ignite your creativity and provide you with a wealth of inspiration. Whether you’re a seasoned design enthusiast or a complete novice, these books are guaranteed to take your interior design game to the next level.

1. “The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals” by Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin

If you find yourself constantly battling clutter and struggling to find a sense of order in your home, “The Home Edit” is the ultimate guide to organizing and transforming your space. With practical tips and stunning visuals, this book will help you create a beautifully organized home that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

2. “Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life” by Erin Gates

Erin Gates, a renowned interior designer and blogger, shares her expertise and personal experiences in “Elements of Style.” This book is a treasure trove of design advice, from choosing the perfect paint color to creating cohesive spaces. With its relatable and friendly tone, it’s like having a design-savvy friend guiding you through the process.

3. “The Kinfolk Home: Interiors for Slow Living” by Nathan Williams

If you’re drawn to minimalist and Scandinavian-inspired interiors, “The Kinfolk Home” is a must-have for your design library. This book showcases beautiful homes from around the world, highlighting the importance of simplicity, craftsmanship, and natural materials. It will inspire you to create a serene and calming space that promotes a slower, more mindful way of living.

4. “Domino: The Book of Decorating” by Deborah Needleman, Sara Ruffin Costello, and Dara Caponigro

“Domino” is a timeless classic in the world of interior design. Filled with stunning visuals and practical advice, this book covers everything from finding your personal style to arranging furniture and selecting the perfect accessories. It’s a go-to resource for anyone looking to create a stylish and welcoming home.

5. “Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves” by Emily Henderson

Emily Henderson, a renowned stylist and HGTV personality, shares her insider tips and tricks for creating beautifully styled spaces in “Styled.” With its focus on arranging and accessorizing, this book will teach you how to add those finishing touches that elevate a room from ordinary to extraordinary. Get ready to unleash your inner stylist!

6. “The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well” by Deborah Needleman

In a world obsessed with perfection, “The Perfectly Imperfect Home” celebrates the beauty of imperfections and encourages you to embrace your own unique style. This book will guide you through the process of creating a home that feels lived-in and authentic, filled with personal touches and meaningful objects.

7. “Living with Pattern: Color, Texture, and Print at Home” by Rebecca Atwood

If you’re looking to add more pattern and texture to your home but aren’t sure where to start, “Living with Pattern” is the perfect resource. Rebecca Atwood, a textile designer, shares her expertise on incorporating pattern in a way that feels cohesive and visually appealing. Get ready to embrace the beauty of pattern in all its forms!

8. “The New Bohemians: Cool and Collected Homes” by Justina Blakeney

Embrace your inner free spirit with “The New Bohemians.” This book celebrates eclectic and bohemian-inspired interiors, showcasing homes that are filled with color, texture, and personality. It’s a perfect source of inspiration for those who love to mix and match different styles and create a truly unique space.

9. “Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating” by Lauren Liess

Lauren Liess, an acclaimed interior designer, takes a holistic approach to decorating in “Habitat.” This book combines practical advice with a focus on creating a home that promotes well-being and reflects your values. It’s a refreshing take on interior design that will inspire you to create a space that nurtures and supports you.

10. “The Well-Adorned Home: Making Luxury Livable” by Cathy Kincaid

If you’ve always dreamed of creating a luxurious and elegant home, “The Well-Adorned Home” is the ultimate guide. Cathy Kincaid, a renowned interior designer, shares her secrets for achieving a sense of luxury that is still livable and comfortable. From selecting the finest fabrics to curating a collection of meaningful art, this book will help you create a home that exudes sophistication.

With these captivating interior design books, you have all the inspiration and guidance you need to transform your home into a truly remarkable space. Whether you’re drawn to minimalist aesthetics or bohemian vibes, there’s a book on this list that will speak to your design sensibilities. So grab a cup of coffee, curl up with one of these books, and let your imagination soar as you embark on your design journey.