June 18, 2024

10 Best Interior Design Books You Can Buy Right Now

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’70s House: A Bold Homage to the Most Daring Decade in Design’ by Estelle Bilson

’70s House: A Bold Homage to the Most Daring Decade in Design’ by Estelle Bilson

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Ahh the ‘70s. A decade of good weed, great music, and arguably the most ICONIC decor. 70s House pays tribute to an era of funky, kitschy design that has had a major resurgence in interiors. Don’t worry though: if geometric linoleum flooring and wood paneled walls aren’t your thing, author Estelle Bilson covers how to bring the vibes of the ‘70s into your pad without making it feel tacky or dated. Can you dig it?!

‘Jungalow: Decorate Wild’ by Justina Blakeney

'Jungalow: Decorate Wild' by Justina Blakeney

‘Jungalow: Decorate Wild’ by Justina Blakeney

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If you’re a Target girly, then you have probs ogled over interior designer Justina Blakeney’s effortlessly cool collab with the retailer’s Opalhouse brand during one of your weekend runs. But for those who don’t know, Justina is basically the queen of bold, boho interiors and is sharing all her fabulous advice with you in her book Jungalow: Decorate Wild. Justina fills each page with bold designs, vibrant colors, rich textures, and unique patterns that will give you the confidence to unleash your wild side.

Soho House ‘Eat Drink Nap: Bringing the House Home’ by Soho House

'Eat Drink Nap: Bringing the House Home' by Soho House

Soho House ‘Eat Drink Nap: Bringing the House Home’ by Soho House

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Remember the iconic SATC episode when Samantha Jones crashed the exclusive rooftop pool at the Soho House? Luckily, for you and (Sam Jones), bringing the impeccable vibes of the Soho House to your home is far easier (and cheaper) than getting through the doors of the boujee members-only social club. Eat Drink Nap—aka my three fav activities—covers all aspects of creating the perfect space for entertaining (yummy cocktail recipes included!).

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‘Living in Tiny Homes: Big Ideas for Small Spaces’ by Marion Hellweg

'Living in Tiny Homes: Big Ideas for Small Spaces' by Marion Hellweg

‘Living in Tiny Homes: Big Ideas for Small Spaces’ by Marion Hellweg

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Maybe you moved back home with the ‘rents to save some $$$ or opted living in that fourth-floor walk-up shoebox disguised as an apartment because you just always knew you were a “city girl.” Either way, this book proves that living in tight quarters doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style and personality. Jam packed with tips and tricks to help you improve your storage (or lack thereof), increase the functionality of your lil space, and live a life free of clutter, this book is sure to save you from using your oven as a shoe closet.

‘Easy Cottage Style: Comfortable Interiors for Country Living’ by Liz Bauwens and Alexandra Campbell

'Easy Cottage Style: Comfortable Interiors for Country Living' by Liz Bauwens and Alexandra Campbell

‘Easy Cottage Style: Comfortable Interiors for Country Living’ by Liz Bauwens and Alexandra Campbell

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Cottagecore is more than just a style, it is a way of life. Authors Liz Bauwens and Alexandra Campbell provide some serious design inspo that will help you bring the rustic charm and romance of cottage living to your home. Now you can officially live out your quaint Snow White fantasy, although no promises this book will help you snag Prince Charming or make woodland creatures appear on your doorstep.

‘Home Therapy: Interior Design for Increasing Happiness, Boosting Confidence, and Creating Calm’ by Anita Yokota

'Home Therapy: Interior Design for Increasing Happiness, Boosting Confidence, and Creating Calm' by Anita Yokota

‘Home Therapy: Interior Design for Increasing Happiness, Boosting Confidence, and Creating Calm’ by Anita Yokota

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Your home should be where you feel most at peace (TBH the Target Starbucks takes a close second for me). Author, interior designer, and licensed therapist Anita Yokota gives expert advice on how to create an intentional space that encourages your mind, body, and soul to flourish. So, yes, self-care most definitely includes your environment—and that also goes for any Tinder hookup who does not have sheets on their bed. We are all about protecting our mental well-being here.

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‘More is More is More: Today’s Maximalist Interiors’ by Carl Dellatore

'More is More is More: Today's Maximalist Interiors' by Carl Dellatore

‘More is More is More: Today’s Maximalist Interiors’ by Carl Dellatore

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When it comes to maximalist decorating, there’s a fine line between having an eclectic, curated space and appearing on an episode of Hoarders. We want less of the overly crowded antique mall look and more of the “I went to a prestigious art school and now collect lavish textiles” vibe. More is More is More includes page after page of lush interior goodness from award-winning designers, to help steer you in the right direction when putting together your maximalist home.

‘Feng Shui Modern’ by Cliff Tan

'Feng Shui Modern' by Cliff Tan

‘Feng Shui Modern’ by Cliff Tan

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There is a good chance you follow Cliff Tan on TikTok or have at least had one of his satisfying AF furniture rearrangement vids pop up while scrolling. Well, your FYP’s fav architect has published a book to help you bring flow and harmony to your space with the practice of feng shui. Tan approaches the ancient practice through a modern lens and teaches you how to bring the best energy to your environment—which is honestly the most Kourtney Kardashian thing I’ve ever said.

‘Living Wild: How to Plant Style Your Home and Cultivate Happiness’ by Hilton Carter

'Living Wild: How to Plant Style Your Home and Cultivate Happiness' by Hilton Carter

‘Living Wild: How to Plant Style Your Home and Cultivate Happiness’ by Hilton Carter

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Plant people, rejoice! Coming hot off the press, “plantfluencer” and interior stylist Hilton Carter is back with even more design advice on how to bring the outdoors in with his latest book, Living Wild. On top of care tips for your lil plant bbs (which is much appreciated for all us unintentional plant killers), Carter takes you inside of several plant-filled pads he styled, and offers unique ideas on how to incorporate lush greenery in your home.

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‘Parisian by Design: Interiors by David Jimenez’ by Diane Dorrans Saeks

'Parisian by Design: Interiors by David Jimenez' by Diane Dorrans Saeks

‘Parisian by Design: Interiors by David Jimenez’ by Diane Dorrans Saeks

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Just finished binging Netflix’s Emily in Paris and can’t stop daydreaming about eating croissants on the terrace of your fabulous Parisian apartment? Cause same. Unfortunately, obtaining a Visa and being able to afford a luxe apartment are not in the cards for me. Until then, I will take a note or two from the stunning pages of Parisian by Design and don a beret just to feel something. Maybe one day, Paris!

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Olivia Wagner is a freelance writer whose interests include LGBTQ+ issues, fashion, and mental health advocacy. She/her. Find her on Instagram at @liviewags. 

 

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