Envy-Inducing! The Best Interiors Books

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  • There’s nothing quite like a nosy at how the other half live and, luckily for you, we’ve managed to bag insider access to some of the most stylish homes via these inspiring best interiors books.

    Ok, let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a peek inside a gorgeous stylish home? Check out our round-up of some of the best interiors books out there, stealing inspo from the coolest bohemian pads to the most luxurious mansions.

    The New Bohemians: Cool and Collected Homes by Justina Blakeney
    If there’s anything bang on trend right now, then it’s the 70s boho vibe. So, why not match your home interiors to your stylish attire? This read will give you tons of inspiration. Featuring beautiful images of 20 homes, interviews with their arty owners and DIY advice to achieve the same look in your own humble abode, this is a lust-have.

    Published by Stewart, Tabori & Chang
    Photographs copyright © 2015 Dabito

    The Shopkeeper’s Home by Caroline Rowland
    This is a double whammy of jealousy-inducing photographs as Rowland takes us inside some of the world’s chicest independent boutiques AND their owners’ homes. Without a doubt, you’ll get the decorating itch after reading this, so put Rowland’s useful tips to the test – she even let’s us in on the secret of how to display books a la mode.

    Chic Boutiquers At Home by Ellie Tennant
    Part-decorating book, part-shopping guide; the latest adaption of the ‘At Home’ series by Stylist and Interiors Journalist Ellie Tennant gives us a glimpse into the beautiful homes of the new generation of online style gurus; the creative forces behind some of the world’s leading online homeware stores. Not only will you have serious home envy, you’ll pick up practical tips from the experts with the ‘How To Launch Your Own Online Shop’ chapter at the back.

    Published by Ryland Peters & Small

    Maker Spaces by Emily Quinton
    Combining retro craft-making techniques with cutting edge modern design brings us this handbook of achievable interior ideas. From the creative minds of some of the best-known makers, comes this visual feast of creative spaces, ranging from studios to workshops to homes. Equally envy-inducing and inspiring, this book is guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing.

    Published by Ryland Peters & Small

    The World of Shabby Chic: Beautiful Homes, My Story & Vision by Rachel Ashwell
    Rachel Ashwell brings us a fool-proof guide to adapting the iconic Shabby Chic trend with this beautifully crafted style bible. With 25 years worth of interior decorating and collecting tips to share, the vintage boutique owner shows us easy ways to infuse your home with a romantic and charming aesthetic, whilst still remaining chic. This coffee table favourite is a must-read for lovers of the trend.

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