14 Décor Gifts for Book Lovers That'll Make You a Design Pro

Updated 09/04/19
Décor Gifts for Book Lovers
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Some people are inherently hard to buy for—they're the ones who seemingly have everything or the ones who intimidate with their flawless sense of style. What could you possibly gift someone with impeccable taste who has everything? Surely, nothing is good enough, right? Wrong—we believe that no matter how much you own, there's always value in a good book, whether a novel, nonfiction, or coffee table volume.

So what are the tried-and-true interior design books that any décor lover would be delighted to receive? We rounded up a few of our latest favorites (along with a few classics). So whether your décor fanatic is a surf shack lover, a Brooklyn brownstone type, or a die-hard classicist, we have the perfect gift for you. Look no further—these décor gifts for book lovers are a surefire hit.

Sara Emslie Urban Pioneer $22

Are you dreaming of converting an old industrial loft into an elegant home? If so, this book is for you.

Nina Freudenberger Surf Shack $22

For those who dream of owning a beach house with boho vibes.

Soho House Morning Noon Night $33

Embrace the essence of the coolest and most exclusive private club for young creatives in your own home. Soho House shows us how to design, cook, and even purchase art.

Jennifer Ash Rudick Out East $50

Some of the Hampton's most beautiful homes are featured in this new coffee table book—perfect for summer.

Mark D. Sikes Beautiful $31

We never tire of Mark D. Sikes's quintessentially American style. For timeless traditional décor that feels fresh and modern—look no further.

Nick Voulgaris III The Seaside House $33

Another must-have tome if you like coastal-style living, this one features the beach homes of notables such as Martha Stewart and Tommy Hilfiger.

Helen Thompson Marfa Modern $31

For those with a fascination for the desert—a showcase of the most stunning homes in Marfa, Texas, a mecca for modern art and architecture.

Niki Brantmark The Scandinavian Home $20

Scandinavian style is all the rage these days. If you're also a fan, you must pick up this stunning book by one of our favorite bloggers, Niki Brantmark.

Susanna Salk It's the Little Things $30

For those who have already decorated, this book is a master class in styling small vignettes around your home.

Amelia Handegan Rooms $33

Get a taste for quintessential Southern style with an eclectic flair with interior designer Amelia Handegan's Rooms.

Candis Meredith Old Home Love $21

Own an older home? You'll love this book by the couple behind HGTV's Old Home Love.

Julie Pointer Adams Wabi-Sabi Welcome $22

Get versed in the Japanese philosophy of Wabi Sabi, a decorating approach that embraces simplicity, patina, and imperfection.

Kathleen Hackett Brooklyn Interiors $31

Perfect for anyone living in Brooklyn or wanting to perfect that Brooklyn brownstone look. 

Jean-Louis Deniot Interiors $43

Jean-Louis Deniot is a mastermind of design in the French world—we could all learn a little something from his effortlessly timeless and elegant interiors.

And now, if you own these nine décor books, you don't need a decorator.

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