4 New Design Book Releases With Touches Of New York

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN | BY | October 22, 2018

Fall is practically made for curling up with a great read, and these new titles promise to delight design lovers.

4 New Design Books With Touches Of New York

BE BOLD: BESPOKE MODERN INTERIORS

Jay Jeffers

Throughout his career, interior designer Jay Jeffers, founder of JayJeffers — The Studio, has created luxurious yet livable “spaces with soul” across the country, from a prewar apartment in Manhattan to a sprawling Silicon Valley estate. In his new book, Be Bold: Bespoke Modern Interiors, Jeffers showcases some of his latest and most inspiring projects, which feature stylish and colorful designs that each bare his edgy, modern sensibility. gibbs-smith.com

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4 New Design Books With Touches Of New York

INSPIRED DESIGN: THE 100 MOST IMPORTANT INTERIOR DESIGNERS OF THE PAST 100 YEARS

Jennifer Boles

This roundup of interior design’s greatest visionaries from around the globe–including New York designers Alexa Hampton and Miles Redd–examines how each of the professionals profiled has influenced the world of design in his or her own unique way. The tome includes photographs of each one’s finest work, with 350 color images and illustrations in all, and the final chapter explores the 10 most important rooms of the past century. abramsbooks.com

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4 New Design Books With Touches Of New York

HENRY N. COBB: WORDS & WORKS 1948–2018, SCENES FROM A LIFE IN ARCHITECTURE

Henry N. Cobb

A preeminent voice in architecture for decades, New York City architect Henry N. Cobb is the creative force behind such distinctive buildings as the Portland Museum of Art in Maine and Palazzo Lombardia in Milan. He is also a passionate educator and former chair of the Harvard Graduate School of Design. This book combines analyses of Cobb’s distinguished works with essays, interviews and lecture transcripts. monacellipress.com

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4 New Design Books With Touches Of New York

INTERIOR LANDMARKS: TREASURES OF NEW YORK

Judith Gura and Kate Wood

Discover the fascinating stories behind 47 interior landmarks of New York’s five boroughs–from the more universally recognized, such as Grand Central Terminal and the Apollo Theater, to lesser-known treasures like the City Hall Subway Station. Learn about the original architecture and design features of these exceptional spaces and the challenges of preserving them through the authors’ well-researched text. Lovers of New York history should make space on their shelves for this comprehensive volume, with photography by Larry Lederman. monacellipress.com

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