Must have coffee table books
No room is complete without a few carefully selected accessories and no coffee table is complete without a few beautiful, inspiring coffee table books. We have pulled together a selection of our favourite books that we think will help complete your room.
At Home With Plants
Bringing greenery inside is one of the most popular trends at the moment and is something everyone can enjoy no matter how big (or small) your home is. At Home With Plants tells you how to transform your home with plants, it also tells you which plants will work best where and how to care for them!
If you’re interested in how best to incorporate plants into your interior scheme you can also check out our blog post or have a look at our ‘Outside Inside’ Pinterest board.
Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People
This book gives the reader a unique and exclusive look into the homes and gardens of some of the biggest names in fashion, music and art. Containing images you won’t see anywhere else. Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People is a real page turner whether you want to sit down and read it or if your guests just want to flick through the pictures (which have been photographed by some of the best photographers in the world). This book is bound to give you some interior inspiration as well as an insight into the lives and interior style of people that have been setting trends for years!
100 Interiors Around the World
Ever wondered what people homes across the world looks like? Get inspired by cultures from across 6 continents with ‘100 Interiors Across The World’ it’s filled with beautiful pictures of peoples home showing peoples favourite ways to decorating a range of different homes.
The Vintage Fashion Bible: The style guide to vintage looks 1920s -1990s
If you love our G Plan Vintage furniture then you’ll love this book. Written by Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway who are not only the founders of Red or Dead, but also co created our G Plan Vintage collection. This book chronicles men’s and women’s fashion throughout the 20th century and is a practical guide to buying and styling vintage clothing!
If you love everything vintage /vintage inspired be sure to check out our selection of sofas and chairs inspired by the G Plan archive and designed in collaboration with the Hemingways.
Decorating with colour
If you are looking to experiment with colour or just love people that already have, ‘Decorating with Colour’ from Farrow and Ball is perfect for you. This book is described as “Visually beautiful, intriguing, and sometimes surprising “ and it really lives up to expectations.
Home: The Art of Effortless Design
Home: The Art of Effortless Design is an interior design book from American comedian and TV host Ellen DeGeneres, although she may not be famous for her homes she has a keen eye for design and has bought and renovated over a dozen houses, each one has been beautifully decorated. This book gives you a unique insight into each of these stunning homes.
Pantone 20th Century in Colour
Pantone 20th Century in Colour looks through works of art, products, decor, and fashion throughout the 20th century from a unique perspective. It specifically looks at the colours used and shows you the trends and their progression. If you love all things vintage then this book is perfect. You’ll be able to pair any G Plan Vintage sofa or chair with the correct colour scheme!
Decorate: 1,000 Design Ideas for Every Room in Your Home
Decorate is packed full of beautiful images and tips and tricks from professionals that are bound to help and inspire you no matter what room you’re looking to re-do or what your budget is, or if you’re not looking to redecorate then it’s just a great book to look through.
Elle Decor: The Height of Style: Inspiring Ideas from the World’s Chicest Rooms
Elle Décor has been inspiring interior lovers for years and Elle Decor: The Height of Style: Inspiring Ideas from the World’s Chicest Rooms will definitely help inspire you. Carefully put together by the editors of Elle Décor this book features 220 show stopping rooms. They have separated the book into four categories “Classical,” “Fanciful,” “Functional,” and “Personal.” “What the Pros Know,” so there’s something for everyone!