Lifestyle

From celebrity designers to niche photography projects and quirky crafts, we represent some of the leading design and craft books of today. We love lavish four-color books on fashion, home decor, and crafts and are always interested in books that teach as much as inspire us to live a more colorful life. 

A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

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Michelle Waldie

Crystal Menagerie Coloring Book

Chronicle Books

Welcome to the creative kingdom of artist Michelle Waldie, where beloved animals become magnificent geometric wonders to color. This fresh new coloring book renders foxes, birds, hedgehogs, and more with a prismatic look that makes them as cool to display as they are pleasing to color. Plus, designs print single-sided, and the pages are easily removable for sharing and display. Whimsical and fun, Crystal Menagerie sets the imagination running wild and will bring coloring fans hours of immersive creative relaxation.

Moorea Seal

52 Lists for Happiness

Sasquatch Books

Following her runaway hit The 52 Lists Project, Moorea Seal’s 52 Lists for Happiness will inspire existing fans and new listers. Drawing on happiness research and her own personal philosophy, Moorea creates an inspiring tool for list lovers everywhere to discover the keys to their own unique happiness and bring more joy and balance into their lives. 

Anushka Rees

The Curated Closet

Ten Speed/Random House

Creator of Into-Mind.com, Anuschka Rees presents a fascinatingly strategic approach to identifying, refining, and expressing personal style and building the ideal wardrobe to match it. With infographics, charts, activities, and beautiful fashion photography, The Curated Closet provided style and shopping strategies that women can use every day. 

Adrianna Adarme

The Year of Cozy

Rodale

From the author of the popular blog A Cozy Kitchen comes a beautifully photographed one-stop-shop book with all the recipes and projects you'll need for some cozy inspiration all year long. Organized by the months of the year and by categories as "Live," "Do," and "Make, " this book offers ideas for activities, recipes, and DIY projects that make the little moments in life just as exciting as the big.

Tom Coleman and Jerome Jakubiec

I Actually Wore This: Clothes We Can't Believe We Bought

Rizzoli

In everyone’s closet, there is one article of clothing that truly demonstrates a momentary lapse in fashion judgment. I Actually Wore This is a celebration of these fashion missteps of otherwise stylish individuals—from celebrities and fashion insiders to media experts and regular humans. Emmy-nominated writer and filmmaker, Tom Coleman, here teams up with fashion and celebrity photographer Jerome Jakubiec to tell the stories of these unfortunate articles of clothing.

Sasha Duerr

Natural Color

Ten Speed/Random House

Organized by season, Natural Color is a beautifully photographed guide to the full range of plant dyes available. Using sustainable methods and artisanal techniques, designer and professor Sasha Duerr details achievable ways to apply these limitless color possibilities to your home and wardrobe. Her “slow fashion” movement has been featured in the New York Times, American Craft Magazine, and the Huffington Post