On the Shelf: Five Must-Read Design Books
















Get It Together! by Orlando Soria

Photograhy by Zeke Ruelas

The always hilarious interior and lifestyle designer Orlando Soria helps us Get It Together with his new book geared toward helping lost millennials problem solve and avoid rookie design mistakes. Orlando’s contagious personality once again shines through his writing as he gives his readers honest advice on DIY decorating, room makeovers, entertaining friends and even living with a messy mate.  



Homes with Soul by Orly Robinzon

Renowned interior designer Orly Robinzon debuts her first book, HOMES WITH SOUL. Theinsightful and inspiring home décor book is filled with colorful photography from Robinzon’s latest design projects and provides tips and expert advice on a variety of styles and design solutions, including best use of color, textures, lighting, furniture, art and other decorative elements to create a comfortable and cozy sanctuary at home.




Dior and His Decorators by Maureen Footer

Dior and His Decorators is a tantalizing book by design historian Maureen Footer that celebrates both fashion and design. Go inside the story of Victor Grandpierre and Georges Geffroy, the two interior designers closest to Christian Dior, and reimagine the lives and work of this talented trio. Enjoy an array of vintage photographs and see how Grandpierre and Geffroy blended modern elegance with refined traditions in a new modernist era.




Stoned: Architects, Designers, & Artists on the Rocks by Thijs Demeulemeester

Uncover the marble revolution with Stoned: Architects, Designers, & Artists on the Rocks written by noted Belgian lifestyle and interior design journalist Thijs Demeulemeester.  The book thoughtfully follows exquisite architects, artists and designers from Europe and beyond as they go through the process of mining and picking stone to visualizing their final product in their stunning works of art.


Le Corbusier: The Built Work by Jean-Louis Cohen

Photography by Richard Pare

Scholar and curator Jean-Louis Cohen celebrates the work of one of the most influential architects of the twentieth century with his book, Le Corbusier: The Built Work. See the first ever compilation of Le Corbusier’s extravagant works, from his first villas in Switzerland to notable projects in Argentina and Russia, portraying his command of space and surprising use of materials and color.



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