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7 Design Books To Cozy Up With This Winter

As seen in the aspire design and home winter 2022 issue, these inspiring design books are the perfect companion for the cold winter months ahead.

Contemporary Japanese Architecture Edited by Philip Jodidio | TASCHEN
Since Osaka World Expo ’70 brought contemporary forms center stage, Japan has been a key player in global architecture. Presenting the latest in Japanese building, this book reveals how the likes of Tadao Ando, SANAA, Shigeru Ban, Kengo Kuma, and Junya Ishigami are relinking past, present, and future—building greener and smarter than ever before.

Pacific Natural: At Home By Jenni Kayne and Vincent Van Duysen | RIZZOLI
Jenni Kayne, the creator of the laid-back, luxe California lifestyle brand, shows us how to create spaces that encourage living well in comfort and style by featuring beautiful and inspiring interiors along with practical room-by-room tips.

Modern English: Todhunter Earle Interiors By Helen Chislett | VENDOME
This sumptuous book encapsulates Todhunter Earle’s instinctive approach: relaxed, unpretentious, and discreet interiors that whisper rather than shout, each one embodying the right feel for the client.

Living by the Ocean: Contemporary Houses by the Sea By Phaidon Editors | PHAIDON
In glorious color with dazzling images throughout, this book brings together the finest examples of residential coastal architecture from 47 of the world’s most revered architects. Each home featured is showcased by glorious exterior and interior photography, and each shares a profound connection to the raw and thrilling beauty of the sea and the shoreline around it.

Paolo Roversi: Poliform by Chiara Bardelli Nonino | RIZZOLI
This book presents the design and history of Poliform from a unique perspective – that of fashion photographer Paolo Roversi.

Godlis Miami By Photographer David Godlis | REEL ART PRESS
In January 1974, David Godlis, then a 22-year-old photo student, took a ten-day trip to Miami Beach, Florida. Godlis shot 50 rolls of black-and-white film in just ten days, making his way up and down the beaches, photographing what he didn’t know then was essentially the end of an era. The area he photographed in 1974 is now the infamous South Beach. This volume reproduces this account of a vanished Miami Beach for the first time.

Steven Volpe: Rooms By Steven Volpe and Mayer Rus | RIZZOLI
This volume showcases ten recent projects, exploring work in a range of spaces, from New York City penthouses and modernist California homes to a traditional London townhouse. Each project displays Volpe’s refined sensibility and understated luxury, showing how he creates thought-provoking environments that quietly stimulate all the senses.

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