If you’re looking for gorgeous coffee table books you should have in your home, you’ll find that there are many options. When it comes to decorating your space with books, less is more. You and your guests won’t have time to look through more than a handful of titles during your visit. Start with one of these five titles to make your coffee table or ottoman look its best.
1,000 Places To See Before You Die by Patricia Schultz
One of the most popular travel books, this title is consistently named one of the best books to gift. It offers a visual journey of the most beautiful places in the world that are worth visiting. You can build your own bucket list while flipping through the pages.
Beaches by Gray Malin
Beaches is one of the most gorgeous coffee table books you should have in your home if you love fun in the sun. It features aerial photos of beaches and people enjoying them. This coffee table book fits in with multiple types of home décor. Whether you’re going for neutral or nautical, you can use this book to find ways to decorate any ottoman or cocktail table. The beaches featured in the book are from all around the world, including:
- Rio de Janeiro
Walter Chandoha Pet Photography Books
Chandoha is known as the best pet photographer in the world, and his coffee table books—one titled simply Cats and the other Dogs—are extremely popular with animal lovers. They capture unique, candid photos of pets in positions and postures that we typically only see for a split second. You won’t want to put down your copy.
Dead Style: A Long Strange Trip Into the Magical World of Tie-Dye by Mordechai “Mister Mort” Rubinstein
If you’ve ever wondered where the tie-dye craze originated, check out this colorful book. With the help of beautiful, vibrant images, it details Grateful Dead’s influence on culture, history, and fashion. The book showcases tie-dye fashion from major labels such as Saint Laurent and Louis Vuitton.
Flower: Exploring the World in Bloom by Phaidon
Flower details the history of the use of images of blooms throughout culture and art. The book is a collection of images of flowers taken by various artists. It highlights how artists have experimented with nature photography over the years. If you enjoy nature and vibrant colors, you’ll love having this book out on display.
Remember that you can have as many coffee-table books as you want. The trick is to decorate with just a few so that you are not overwhelmed by so many titles. Strategically place your most gorgeous books throughout your home.