A roundup of interiors books that we’ve covered this year, plus a few newly released titles.
Above: Commune: Designed in California; $42.45 from Amazon. From LA’s arbiters of eclectic cool, Commune’s first book features a look at the firm’s projects, ranging from the American Trade Hotel in Panama City to a Japanese modernist farmhouse in LA.
Above: A Frame for Life: The Designs of Studioilse by Ilse Crawford; $39.70 from Amazon.
Above: Plain Simple Useful: The Essence of Conran Style by Terence Conran; $25.81 from Amazon.
Above: The Artisanal Home: Interiors and Furniture of Casamidy; $38.86 from Amazon. We’re longtime fans of Casamidy, the design/furniture studio founded by husband/wife team Jorge Almada and Anne-Marie Midy; see their San Miguel de Allende house here, their Paris flats here and here, their Brussels shop here, and browse their products here.
Above: Modern Originals: At Home with Midcentury European Designers by Leslie Williamson; $34.12 from Amazon. See Sarah’s review here.
Above: Cape Cod Modern: Midcentury Architecture and Community on the Outer Cape, by Peter McMahon and Christine Cipriani; $33.34 from Amazon. See Julie’s review here.
Above: Beautifully Small: Clever Ideas for Compact Spaces, by Sara Emslie; $22.18 from Amazon. See Christine’s review here.
Above: The Furniture Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Restore, and Care for Furniture by Christophe Pourny. The dashing Frenchman learned the art of furniture restoration in his father’s atelier in the South of France. His book is a comprehensive guide to furniture care (how to clean leather, polish hardware, fix a broken leg); $23.37 from Amazon.