Coffee table books are an inexpensive and effective way to transform and beautify your home instantly. With their beautifully designed covers and pages of rich imagery, they can bring a room together while providing inspiration and delight for you and your guests. Whether perched individually on a chic table in the living-room, or stacked artfully on a console, they make the perfect addition to any room.
Below are our six favorite coffee table books – books that you and your visitors can read, love and enjoy again and again.
David Bowie is
This vibrant book is a visual tribute to the late great David Bowie and explores his music and fashion from Ziggy Stardust to Thin White Duke to Heathen and every personality in between.
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
This exquisite and sumptuous book celebrates the innovative and influential career of fashion designer, Alexander McQueen. With its show-stopping cover featuring a holographic image of McQueen’s face dissolving into a molten metal skull and its striking full-page images, this book is an eye-catching and super stylish addition to your living room.
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
This collection of rare and striking portraits of Audrey Hepburn includes adverts, behind the scene shots, magazine covers and informal family photographs as well as an interview with the famous actress.
Only What’s Necessary : Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts
This beautiful book features the best of the Peanuts newspaper strip and is a book that anyone will enjoy flipping through for an hour or two, making it the perfect book for the bedside table in your guest room.
100 Great Paintings
This handsome book presents 100 of the greatest works from the National Gallery, one of the richest collections of Western European paintings in the world. Readers can dip in to explore individual paintings by artists including Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Rembrandt and Van Gogh.
Of Shadows : One Hundred Objects from the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic
Looking for a unique coffee table book to intrigue your visitors and spark a conversation or two? Why not consider this haunting collection of photographs of objects drawn from The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in Cornwall, England.
Caroline Keppel-Palmer, Founder and CEO, Museum Bookstore https://www.museumbookstore.com