Book Look

When preparing for your next getaway, don’t forget to pack some of AH&L’s favorite reads this season

The Joy of Home

The Joy of Home (Gibbs Smith, $47) is Southern-based interior designer Ashley Gilbreath’s first book. Within the pages, Gilbreath reveals the secrets behind her traditional, casually elegant style derived from a variety of projects. From the beach to the mountains, the designer showcases each home’s planning and attention-to-detail to achieve
a joyful, classic home.

French Blooms

Floral designer and owner of Les Fleurs Sandra Sigman shares her love affair with flowers in her first book titled French Blooms (Rizzoli, $40). Within the pages, Sigman showcases artistic arrangements in the French style and guides readers on container choices, flower care and utilizing the correct tools.

A House in Maine

Inside A House in Maine (Rizzoli, $60), British interior designer Nina Campbell guides readers through various themes and transformations of the featured New England manse. Think vibrant palettes, fine antiques and lavish patterns that commingle to create an ideal backdrop for breezy seaside entertaining.

A Welcoming Elegance

Inside A Welcoming Elegance (Rizzoli, $60), celebrated tastemaker and interior designer Suzanne Rheinstein shares six new residences that served as the final projects of her career. Featured homes include: An urban retreat in West Hollywood, a townhouse in San Francisco’s Presidio, a 1940s Georgian abode in Northern California and more.

Romantic Modernism

In his latest tome, Bobby McAlpine showcases the recent projects by his award-winning architectural and interior design firm McALPINE. Inside McALPINE: Romantic Modernism (Rizzoli, $60), readers are not only wowed by the striking photography but also introduced to new viewpoints within the vernacular of architecture.

Creative Interior Solutions

Designer Vicente Wolf introduces his latest book Creative Interior Solutions (Rizzoli, $60). Known for his keen eye for color, fabrics and art, Wolf fills each page with decorating recommendations alongside his very own photographs. An in-depth look into the designer’s New York City loft is also featured as well as the inside scoop on how he designs for himself.