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Gift Guide 2014: Editors' Design Book Picks

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 13, 2014 01:03 AM
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by Julie Carlson last modified Dec 12, 2014

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: Collected: Living with the Things You Love by Fritz Karch and Rebecca Robertson; $27.02 from Amazon. See Margot's review here .   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: The Inspired Home: Nests of Creatives , by Kim Ficaro and Todd Nickey; $37.05 from Amazon. See Sarah's review here . Above: The Stuff of Life by Hilary Robertson; $24.86 from Amazon. See Sarah's review here . Above: Vintage Industrial by Misha de Potestad and photographer Patrice Pascal; $32.14 from Amazon. See Meredith's review 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. See Gardenista's Required Reading selections for the horticulturalist and cook, including the Gardener's Garden book and Shrubs: An Old-Fashioned Drink for Modern Times . More Stories from Remodelista Remodelista SF Market Spotlight: The Citizenry Subtle Shine: Handmade Mirrors by Maureen Fullam 10 Easy Pieces: Festive Lightbulbs, Holiday Edition






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