If you have a dog, know a dog, or love a dog, then you are sure to find joy in this collection from the New Yorker. The literary collection starts off with an introduction from Malcom Gladwell and is comprised of nearly 400 pages about tales (no pun intended) of man’s best friend. Inside you will find hilarious and heartwarming stories, poems and illustrations from some of the world’s greatest literary artists. These memories both real and imaginary will make you laugh, cry, and appreciate your moments with that furry friend. $45, Random House.
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Andrew Fisher and Jeffry Weisman have created an unmistakable style all their own. The new coffee table book Artful Decorations makes just as big of a statement as any of their creations. In 224 pages, beautiful photographs of their best work capture the glamorous and sometimes extravagant nature of the spaces they design.
In the foreword, Jeffry Weisman explains how their “style” is merely a combination of their experiences, travels, and love for detail and hand-craftsmanship. Take a step back from the world of mass production and dive into the glamorous and elegant homes of Fisher Weisman and discover their inspiration.
$50, The Monacelli Press
If you have ever wondered about the home of your favorite interior designer, then Ronda Rice Carman has brought your dreams to life. In her new book, Designers at Home: Personal Reflections on Stylish Living, Ronda ventures into the homes of 50 renowned designers. Readers are transported around the globe to discover what inspires leading figures in interior design. Immerse yourself in the luxurious detail of Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Hollywood home or discover the bright, Pop artwork in Suzanne and Christopher Sharp’s Notting Hill Victorian townhouse.
The foreword is written by none other than Martha Stewart. Martha emphasizes the importance of the home as a refuge and the ways that each designer defines personal style. $45, Rizzoli