“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” So said Cicero, and we agree. That’s why we’ve collected a few worthy titles to beribbon and place under the tree.
Tour Buckingham Palace, visit rooms and gardens decorated and cultivated by notable tastemakers around the world, explore the connection of couture and interior design in the days of Christian Dior, and brush up on your flower knowledge.
Favorite Gift Books of 2018
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Color Me Floral: Stunning Monochromatic Arrangements for Every Season by Kiana Underwood (Chronicle Books 2018).
See the Flower Q&A with Kiana Underwood.
Design & Style: A Constant Thread by Carolyn Roehm (Rizzoli 2018)
Inspired Design: The 100 Most Important Interior Designers of the Past 100 Years by Jennifer Boles (Vendome, 2018). See Flower's book review.
The Accidental Botanist: The Structure of Plants Revealed by Robbie Honey (Clearview Books London 2018). See Flower's book review.
Faith Flowers: Celebrate with a Glorious Array of Flowers by Laura Iarocci (Stichting Kunstboak 2018). Iarocci shows how to make a classic triangle arrangement, step-by-step.
May I Come In? Discovering the World in Other People's Houses by Wendy Goodman (Abrams 2018)
Listen to the Land: Creating a Southern Woodland Garden by Louise Agee Wrinkle (PMT Publishing Inc 2018)
Dior and His Decorators: Victor Grandpierre, Georges Geffroy, and the New Look by Maureen Footer (Vendome 2018)
Isabel López-Quesada At Home by Isabel López-Quesada (Vendome Press 2018)