A great design book is one of the most incredible an endless source of inspiration for any design lover. We selected some of the best design books that you should know, from fashion, interior design, architecture to product design.
These books present us a curated selection of the best interior design project and architectural building and stunning design product.
We invite you to flick through the pages of these books that every design enthusiast should own.
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The Big Book of Design by Miles Redd – Assouline
Internationally acclaimed interior design sensation Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. His unique aesthetic vision is characterized by playful mélanges of high and low, invigorated with whimsical splashes of color and modern gestures. Drawing on inspirations ranging from Richard Avedon fashion photographs to Rene Gruau illustrations, Redd has crafted interiors for a wide array of venues.
Dubbed ‘The Leather Daddy of Luxury’ by New York Magazine, Peter Marino is the premier architect of luxury brand spaces worldwide, including for Chanel, Dior, and Louis Vuitton, in cities including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Munich, Singapore and Tokyo. This is the first book to look at the collaborative process by which Marino has commissioned site-specific works for luxury retail spaces
“The Impossible Collection of Design” by Frédéric Chambre – Assouline
In recent years, the decorative furnishings niche has become of tremendous interest to collectors, causing a surge in the auction market and bringing record sales. As in art history, themes can be traced across changing trends: design versus the machine, design versus craft, design versus art.
Tracing the evolution of fashion—from the opulence of the court of Louis XV to the catwalk couture of today—this stunningly illustrated volume charts three centuries of fashion trends and innovations.
“Jean-Louis Deniot: Interiors” by Diane Dorrans Saek – Rizzoli
The first book on the work of a designer whose refined classical interiors are widely desired and emulated as the epitome of French style. Honored as one of the top designers by all the international design magazines and universally admired by design editors, Jean-Louis Deniot is in demand.
Santiago Calatrava” by Cristina Carrillo de Albornoz Fisac – Assouline
One of the world’s most sought-after architects, Santiago Calatrava is the mastermind behind some of the most magnificent structures around the globe. This exquisite volume not only presents the architect’s most breathtaking masterpieces in architecture and engineering, drawing, and sculpture, but for the first time reveals his humanist spirit and eclectic intellectual curiosity, and allows us to discover his references, influences, and inspirations.
” Tom Ford” by Tom Ford and Bridget Foley, Foreword by Anna Wintour, Introduction by Graydon Carter – Rizzoli
Tom Ford has become one of fashion’s great icons. In the past decade, he transformed Gucci from a moribund accessories label into one of the sexiest fashion brands in the world. It chronicles not only Ford’s clothing and accessories designs for both houses, but also explores Ford’s grand vision for the complete design of a brand, including architecture, store design, and advertising.
“House Hoppen” by Kelly Hoppen
In House of Hoppen, Kelly Hoppen MBE takes a look back over her stellar career. Packed with previously unseen imagery and letters from Kelly’s personal and professional archives, the book charts the course of her career and celebrates some of the many highlights.