Our 10 Favorite Coffee Table Books


We must admit, we LOVE coffee table books. Maybe one of the reasons why coffee table books continue to inspire us is that their contents often bring an emotion of awe and wonder. They're filled with stunning and impressive imagery that allows you to day dream about their contents.


10. Vogue: The Covers

Starting at $45.13

In this stunning updated edition of the successful Vogue: The Covers, Vogue continues to pay tribute to its tradition of beauty and excellence with a compilation of even more spectacular cover art. In addition to featur­ing classic covers from the magazine’s 125-year history, this updated edition features every cover since 2010. BUY NOW


9. The Finer Things: Timeless Furniture, Textiles, and Details

Starting at $30.10

Quality matters. Just as a home’s foundation should be built to stand the test of time, so, too, should the furniture, objects, and elements of our rooms speak to an enduring sense of beauty and comfort. They should outlast trends and our loving day-to-day use. But how does one recognize quality and judge whether something is well made? BUY NOW


8. 1000 Record Covers

Starting at $18.00

Record covers are a sign of our life and times. Like the music on the discs, they address such issues as love, life, death, fashion, and rebellion. For music fans the covers are the expression of a period, of a particular time in their lives. Many are works of art and have become as famous as the music they stand for―Andy Warhol's covers, for example, including the banana he designed for The Velvet Underground. BUY NOW


7. Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury

Starting at $92.64

When Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury was published in 2004, the book was the first to describe the dramatic rise of the world’s finest luxury company. Written with full access to the company’s archives, it demonstrates Louis Vuitton’s passion for fine design with a stunning array of archival art, product designs, and cutting-edge advertising. The company is examined through the lives of its first three leaders—founder Louis (who invented the modern trunk), his son Georges, and his grandson Gaston. BUY NOW


6. Vanity Fair 100 Years: From the Jazz Age to Our Age

Starting at $55.26

Vanity Fair 100 Years showcases a century of personality and power, art and commerce, crisis and culture―both highbrow and low. From its inception in 1913, through the Jazz Age and the Depression, to its reincarnation in the boom-boom Reagan years, to the image-saturated Information Age, Vanity Fair has presented the modern era as it has unfolded, using wit, imagination, peerless literary narrative, and bold, groundbreaking imagery from the greatest photographers, artists, and illustrators of the day. BUY NOW


5. Destinations of a Lifetime: 225 of the World's Most Amazing Places

Starting at $19.72

NatGeo takes you on a photographic tour of the world's most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. Travel to hundreds of the most breathtaking locales-both natural and man-made-illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization's world-class photographers. BUY NOW


4. Beaches

Starting at $22.07

Gray Malin is the artist of the moment for the Hollywood and fashion elite. His awe-inspiring aerial photographs of beaches around the world are shot from doorless helicopters, creating playful and stunning celebrations of light, shape, and perspective, as well as summer bliss. Combining the spirit of travel, adventure, luxury, and artistry, Malin built his eponymous lifestyle brand from a deep passion for photography and interior design. BUY NOW


3. Louis Vuitton / Marc Jacobs: In Association with the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris

Starting at $54.39

This fascinating publication presents the roles two men have played in turning a small workshop in nineteenth-century Paris into one of the most successful and recognized brands in the world. By examining two divergent but often similar careers one hundred years apart, Louis Vuitton / Marc Jacobs is not only a layered study of the evolution of a luxury brand in the past 150 years but also a celebration of technical and design innovations in the new century. BUY NOW


2. Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave

Starting at $15.80

In Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style. BUY NOW


1. Architectural Digest at 100: A Century of Style

Starting at $87.42

Architectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the pages of the international design authority. The editors have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present and past, the book features the personal spaces of dozens of private celebrities. BUY NOW

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