With spring in the air, there is a spring in our step, too. We can’t wait to explore the season’s new faces, places, and spaces, as recommended by our bibliophile Lance Avery Morgan.
the book of dreams
by federico fellini
This is a highly colorful journey into the boundless territory of a film director genius’s imagination. It is a work that added a fundamental element to the study of Federico Fellini and his creative experience from the late 1960s until 1990, based on his prolific diaries. $115. At Rizzoli USA.
YOU’RE INVITED: CLASSIC, ELEGANT ENTERTAINING
By Stephanie Booth Shafran
From a chic dinner in the city to a Pucci pool party, this will give you inspiration for entertaining throughout the year―from flowers and table settings to color-coordinated menus and themes. $50. At Rizzoli USA.
DECORATE HAPPY: BOLD, COLORFUL INTERIORS
By Anthony Baratta
Baratta’s work allows his clients (and himself) to smile every time they open the front door and come home. Now you, too, can experience that joy through immersing yourself in twelve of his homes of varying scale, location, and purpose. $45. At Rizzoli USA.
DIANA VREELAND BON MOTS: WORDS OF WISDOM FROM THE EMPRESS OF FASHION
By Alexander Vreeland
This volume is devoted to the musings of Diana Vreeland, the one-of-a-kind star in the fashion firmament who left her prescient, edict-filled mark on magazines, the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute, and a generation (or two) of dedicated followers of fashion. $35. At Rizzoli USA.
LIVING IN PARADISE
By Annie Kelly & Tim Street-Porter
Want to get away from it all to find a serene oasis? This book brims with the best tropical residential designs in Bali, Java, and Thailand for both travelers and interior design lovers alike. $60. At Rizzoli USA.
THE ICONIC INTERIOR
By Dominic Bradbury & Richard Powers
Featuring one hundred of the most spectacular interiors across the world, this richly illustrated overview spans the entire twentieth century to the present day and includes interiors assembled by leading artists, fashion designers, architects, and interior and set designers. $35. At Thames & Hudson USA.
GARDEN DESIGN MASTER CLASS
By Carl Dellatore
This is sure to be the expert gardener’s go-to guide. With 100 essays and topics by 100 leaders in the garden design industry, it’s full of sumptuous photography and is destined to become a library must-have for the design community. $60. At Rizzoli USA.
SIGNED: BESPOKE INTERIORS
By Sybille de Margerie
The scion of Paris’ Hotel de Crillion is an interior architect who embodies a quintessential French touch. Her flawless elegance, subtle sophistication, and opulent innovation coupled with a reverence for French artisans provides an unparalleled eye for detail. $50. At Rizzoli USA.
POPO DANES: BALI INSPIRED
By Popo Danes
The work of one of Indonesia’s most celebrated architects, both in his native Bali and around the globe, is explored in this lush volume of tropical paradise creations. $50. At Rizzoli USA.
CLASSICISM AT HOME
By Alireza Sagharchi
Loaded with design inspiration, this is the first book to feature the precisely detailed, sumptuous architecture of Stanhope Gate, one of the finest firms working in the classical style anywhere. $80. At Rizzoli USA.
MAD ABOUT THE HOUSE
By Kate Watson-Smyth
Like chatting with a design friend, this easy-to-use interior design dictionary answers all those questions you wanted to solve but were too afraid to ask. In addition to sharing her top 10 design hacks even shows you how to get the lighting right in every room. $29.95. At RizzoliUSA.
By Cortney and Robert Novogratz
The designing T.V. personalities offer up in-depth advice for a multitude of decorating situations using more than a dozen of their projects as shining examples. This book is the perfect resource for any spring/summer home renovation project. So, what are you waiting for? $45. At RizzoliUSA.