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Coffee table books are an elegant way to display your interests in any living space. Not only are they gorgeous on the outside, but they can also offer inspiration within their pages.
Topics can range from travel and food to art and fashion, so you can find the ones that are perfect for your personal taste.
As an introduction to the hundreds of luxury coffee table books available out there, here are some options coming from various areas of interest.
Travel and culture
As part of its Luxury Collection, Assouline has released the Extraordinary Celebrations coffee table book. The eighth volume in the series explores celebrations and festivals in hotels all over the world.
“Each Luxury Collection property is a reflection of its location, and these celebrations are an intimate look inside the destination and the local culture,” the publisher states.
Frida Kahlo: The Complete Paintings published by TASCHEN Books is an impressive addition to an art lover’s collection.
The large book contains all of Kahlo’s 152 paintings, including pieces in private collections, along with rare photos, diary pages, letters, and an illustrated biography.
Written by Amy Astley, who was named editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest in 2016, Architectural Digest at 100: A Century of Style is perfect for design inspiration.
The book features the personal spaces of dozens of private celebrities. It also includes the work of top designers and architects with stunning photographs collected from the magazine’s archive.
With full access to the Louis Vuitton archives, authors Pierre Leonforte and Eric Pujalet-Plaa have updated Paul-Gérard Pasols’s original Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury.
The book describes the dramatic rise of the luxury company through its first three leaders—Louis Vuitton and later his son George and grandson Gaston.
The Rihanna Book takes readers through the singer’s visual autobiography. Rihanna documents her childhood, music tours, and private time with her loved ones.
For fans, this is a rare chance to see never-before-published photos throughout the star’s life. The book’s large size also makes sure that it’ll be a statement on any coffee table.
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