Level up your home: New interior design books

Gush over the stunningly curated homes from the world’s best designers, architects and influencers.  For the maximalists there’s wallpaper laden, textured, clashing-print wonderlands. Or if you’re after neutral, refined and chic there are inspiring homes from beachside shacks to country classics. Check out these recent reads for all your home and interiors inspiration!

Beachside modern / Li, Lauren
“Modern beachside style is more than shells and surfboards. Whether the inspiration comes from nautical themes, natural elements, winter moods or the charm of the Mediterranean, the priority is always comfort and tranquility. It doesn’t matter if you don’t live near the beach – the spirit can be captured anywhere.” (Catalogue)


Organized living : solutions and inspiration for your home / Gill, Shira
“Get inspired to level up your home organization with tips, worksheets, Q&As, and photos of the living spaces of twenty-five international home organizers, from the author of Minimalista.” (Catalogue)



Country homes in Australia. Volume II
“Take a journey with Country Style through the beautiful country homes that dot our landscapes, from an historic sandstone cottage to a classic Queenslander and everything in between.” (Catalogue)



Timeless by design : designing rooms with comfort, style, and sense of history / Farmer, Nina
“A debut book from award-winning designer Nina Farmer, known for her sophisticated eye and interiors that are elegant and comfortable as they are timeless” (Catalogue)



The home style handbook / Gough, Lucy
“We all want to live in a home that reflects our personalities and experiences. But if we are not a professional decorator or stylist where do we start? In this inspirational and helpful handbook, interiors stylist and tutor Lucy Gough will teach you how to understand your true style and how to implement it as you decorate your living space. You’ll discover what YOU love so you can surround yourself with the colours, furniture, furnishings and finishing touches that inspire you.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

Art at home : an accessible guide to collecting & curating art in your home / Loos, Rachel
“Filled with expert advice and inspiring images, this informative book will give you the confidence to buy and display art in your home, whatever your budget.” (Catalogue)



On display : styling your collections and mastering the art of the perfect #shelfie / James, Geraldine
“Display your favourite finds and create evolving works of art. Find out how you can use what you already have in a stylish and unexpected way to revitalise a room. Whether you want to group a collection of colourful vases against a dark wall, use picture rails to line up a selection of prints, or organise plants and treasured finds, any shelf can be a stage for artful arrangements with this innovative guide.” (Adapted from Catalogue)

The new naturals : inspired interiors for sustainable living / Haslam, Jennifer
“What does it mean to create a home with sustainability at its core? The new naturals showcases interiors from across the world that have tried to answer that question. The approaches and aesthetics are myriad: from homes filled with vintage treasures and second-hand finds to passive houses utilising the latest technology, and from tiny houses built in local stone to innovative communal living.” (Catalogue)


The spirited homes of Hunt Slonem / Coleman, Brian D
“Extraordinary photography, capsule summaries of each building’s history, and a sprinkling of anecdotes open the doors to Slonem’s personal and creative world from a new perspective. This book is about maximalist interior design style–how he employs color, arranges an abundance of antique furniture, exhibits his personal art and objects, mixes antique art with his own contemporary works, and displays myriad collections is awe-inspiring and inspirational. (Adapted from Catalogue)

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