The Best Coffee Table Books with Covers that Look Beautiful as Coffee Table Art

Vogue Living: Country, City, Coast 

Edited by Hamish Bowles and Chloe Malle 

A stunning collection of beautiful houses and gardens that have appeared in the pages of Vogue over the last decade, with 400+ full-color photographs. Lavishly illustrated, Vogue Living: Country, City, Coast is an irresistible look at some of the most spectacular houses and gardens whose owners are icons in fashion, design, art and society. From Tory Burch’s stylish Southampton estate to Cindy Crawford’s lakeside Canadian cabin, this book covers the design spectrum. With something for every eye, this gem is not only rich in ideas for all readers but an inspiration for designers, architects, and landscape architects as well. You can find this book at Juxtaposition at Crystal Cove.

THE HOUSE THAT PINTEREST BUILT 

By Diane Keaton 

The House that Pinterest Built defines what home and house mean to the celebrated movie star, who is known for her love affair with houses and design. Filled with ideas that reveal a personal yet engaging aesthetic, this volume showcases Keaton’s past homes and those she admires, as well as details from every corner of those spaces and objects that excite and inspire the house designer and dreamer—dramatic staircases and magical light fixtures, pottery and art—drawn from the visual treasure trove known as Pinterest and Keaton’s private collection, as she creates and designs her newest house. You can find this book at Juxtaposition at Crystal Cove.

Surf Shack // Laid-Back Living by the Water

By Nina Freudenberger

Peek inside the homes of longtime enthusiasts and dedicated newcomers that reflect not just a sport or passion, but also a way of life. Blake and Heather Mycoskie of TOMS, hotelier Sean MacPherson, Gypset author Julia Chaplin, and others have set up their spaces to embrace a casual ease and be the break between the waves. With vibrant photographs of design details and bright beaches—from Malibu to the Rockaways, from Japan to Australia—this book captures the soulful milieu of a lifestyle we all aspire to.  You can find this book at Bamboo & Beyond in San Clemente.