Technology is wonderful for so many reasons. We’re totally on board when it comes to online shopping, sharing photos, and looking for new recipes. However, when it comes to reading, some of us can’t quite get into the idea of holding a tablet instead of a real book. Call us old fashioned, but we savor the moments when we can tune out the buzz of the digital world and immerse ourselves in a good book. Especially when that book is about interior design.
While there is a ton of incredible information about interior design floating around on the Internet, there’s something about holding a book in your hands that makes the experience so much richer. Not to mention, interior design books are gorgeous. They make great housewarming gifts and look beautiful stacked on a coffee table just waiting to be flipped through.
Whether you’re planning to buy a new home, remodel your existing abode, or looking for your next design-junkie fix, here are some of the best interior design books for 2015 that will provide endless inspiration.
The style in Bohemian Modern gives a nod to ’70s chic (think shag rugs and macramé) yet boldly contrasts these elements with modern art on the walls and polished concrete work surfaces.
Photography: Katya de Grunwald
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small (Available Now)
This newest book from Charlotte Moss provides insights on how to bring the garden into home life. Moss offers new ideas for elegant flower arrangements, table settings, garden seating, and interior color schemes drawn from nature.
Publisher: Rizzoli (April 28, 2015)
In India Hicks: Island Style, the author enchants readers with beautiful photographs and a glimpse of decorating in paradise. Timeless and restrained, India Hicks’ rooms combine carefree Caribbean culture with British colonial form and formality.
Publisher: Rizzoli (March 24, 2015)
The first book from interior designer Windsor Smith shares philosophies for creating beautiful, livable spaces. From the kitchen to the dining room and beyond, Smith guides readers to reclaim and redefine their home’s best spaces.
Publisher: Rizzoli (April 7, 2015)
Author: Anna Örnberg
Give your beachfront vacation home the nautical treatment with a contemporary twist. Örnberg inspires homeowners to transform their homes into calming and soothing living quarters with ropes, dark woods, and light-colored walls.
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (June 2, 2015)