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Looking for the perfect addition to your coffee table? We invite you to peruse our pick of tomes for inspiration in your home as our bibliophile Alison Elberger recommends the latest style books for spring

DIOR BY AVEDON BY JUSTINE PIDARDIE AND OLIVIER SAILLARD, FORWARD BY JACQUELINE DE RIBES
Capture the iconic spirit of Dior with Richard Avedon’s photographs of Dior fashions and portraits, including the glamor and grace of fashion from the 1940s through the 70s. $175. At Rizzoliusa.com

MARTYN LAWRENCE BULLARD: DESIGN AND DECORATION BY MARTYN LAWRENCE BULLARD, FORWARD BY TOMMY HILFIGER
Explore Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s most recent collection of homes, all inspired by his attention to history, his world travels, and his affinity for the vintage and antique arts. $50. At Rizzoliusa.com

THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF DESIGN: INTERIORS INSPIRED BY EARTH, WATER, AIR AND FIRE BY VICENTE WOLF, FORWARD BY MARGARET RUSSELL
Peek into the design world of Vicente Wolf, who uniquely bases his design on the classical elements – earth, water, air and fire. $50. At Rizzoliusa.com

IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS: CREATING BIG MOMENTS IN YOUR HOME THROUGH THE STYLISH SMALL STUFF BY SUSANNA SALK
Be inspired to design sophisticated interiors through Susanna Salk’s look into the intricate details that make up a room full of style and personality. $45. At Rizzoliusa.com

KANDINSKY BY PHILIP SEARS
Experience the chronological evolution of a leading art figure of the 20th century with Wassily Kandinsky’s art through his own documents, writings and works. $85. At Thamesandhudsonusa.com

A LIFE IN FASHION BY BENJAMIN WILD, FOREWORD BY TIM WALKER
Fashion historian Benjamin Wild gives us an inside look at Cecil Beaton’s infamous style, which has influenced designers such as Giles Deacon and Dries Van Noten. $50. At Thamesandhudsonusa.com

ART DECO COLLECTIBLES BY RODNEY CAPSTICK
Experience the world of Art Deco style in this collection of the various objects, which were not only high fashion, but also a part of daily life in the 1920s and 1930s. $55. At Thamesandhudsonusa.com

THE GENTLEMAN’S FARM: AMERICAN HUNT COUNTRY HOUSES BY LAURIE OSSMAN AND DEBRA A.MCCLANE, PHOTOGRAPHED BY WALTER SMALLING
Experience elegant country homes featuring the classical architecture and traditional styles true to the ideals of the gentleman’s farm.
$55. At Rizzoliusa.com

DESIGNING LIFE’S CELEBRATIONS BY DEJUAN STROUD, FOREWORD BY JON BON JOVI AND DORTHEA BON JOVI
Dive into the art of the tabletop with Dejuan Stroud’s guide to entertaining with spectacular floral arrangements for the grandest occasions.
$50. At Rizzoliusa.com

BONNIE CASHIN: CHIC IS WHERE YOU FIND IT BY STEPHANIE LAKE, FOREWORD BY JONATHAN ADLER
Celebrate the revolutionary thinking of artist and designer Bonnie Cashin, who changed the world of fashion by designing for the woman “on the go” with a timeless essence and elegance.
$75. At Rizzoliusa.com

PAST PERFECT: RICHARD SHAPIRO HOUSES AND GARDENS BY RICHARD SHAPIRO AND MAYER RUS, EDITED BY MALLERY ROBERTS MORGAN, PHOTOGRAPHED BY JASON SCHMIDT
Take inspiration from Richard Shapiro’s two cultivated homes, which are refined examples of European charm and antiquity. $55. At Rizzoliusa.com

INSIDE VENICE: A PRIVATE VIEW OF THE CITY’S MOST BEAUTIFUL INTERIORS BY TOTO BERGAMO ROSSI, FOREWORD BY DIANE VON FURSTENBERG AND PETER MARINO, PHOTOGRAPHED BY JEAN-FRANCIS JAUSSAUD, INTRODUCTION BY JAMES IVOY
Dive into the beauty of Venetian interiors in this exclusive volume of classical Old World interior design, featuring private properties only to be seen in this book. $60. At Rizzoliusa.com

JULIA REED’S SOUTH: SPIRITIED ENTERTAINING AND HIGH-STYLE FUN ALL YEAR LONG BY JULIA REED, PHOTOGRAPHED BY PAUL COSTELLO
Celebrate the spirit of the Southern party with Julia Reed, who introduces us to a host of entertaining options including cocktails, formal dinners, lunches and many irresistible seasonal events. $50. At Rizzoliusa.com

POOL PARTY: SIXTY YEARS AT THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS POOL BY JEAN PIGOZZI
Dive into water of Johnny Pigozzi’s iconic swimming pool in Antibes, France with more than 100 unpublished photos from the 1950s to today of Pigozzi’s pool parties featuring celebrities such as Mick Jagger and Elizabeth Taylor. $35. At Rizzoliusa.com

COUTURE CONFESSIONS: FASHION LEGENDS IN THEIR OWN WORDS BY PAMELA GOLBIN, ILLUSTRATED BY YANN LEGENDRE
Pamela Golbin takes the words of late fashion legends like Chanel, Dior and Saint Laurent and creates an interview experience for the fashion lover to converse with these inspiring designers. $40. At Rizzoliusa.com

100 DESIGNS FOR A MODERN WORLD: KRAVIS DESIGN CENTER BY GEORGE R. KRAVIS, INTRODUCTION BY PENNY SPARKE
Peek into the collections of the most influential modern industrial design with this informative guide and inspiring book to add to your collection.
$40. At Rizzoliusa.com

THE WORLD OF CHARLES AND RAY EAMES BY CATHERINE INCE, CONTRIBUTION BY LOTTE JOHNSON, EAMSES DEMETRIOS, PATRICIA KIRKHAM AND ERIC SCHULDENFREI
Experience the personal and professional lives of husband and wife, Charles and Ray Eames, who inspired with their designs in the twentieth century post-war, modern period. $75. At Rizzoliusa.com

STYLING NATURE: A MASTERFUL APPROACH TO FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS BY LEWIS MILLER, FOREWORD BY NINA GARCIA, PHOTOGRAPHED BY DON FREEMAN
Get an inside look into the artistry of flower arranging with Lewis Miller’s intricate floral arrangements that will inspire beautiful décor. $45. At Rizzoliusa.com

CATHERINE MURPHY BY JOHN YAO
Enjoy Catherine Murphy’s style of representational painting and her well-known precision in her first monograph including more than 100 paintings and drawings. $55. At Rizzoliusa.com

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