DeJuan Stroud: Designing Life’s Celebrations

A fresh guide to entertaining, with a focus on tabletop and floral design, from celebrity event designer DeJuan Stroud. DeJuan Stroud is known for elegant weddings, celebrity events, and movie premieres, but his dream is to inspire and encourage everyone to bring flowers and beauty into their lives in an effortless way. In his first book, he presents seventeen at-home celebrations featuring spectacular tabletops, glorious centerpieces, and simple how-to floral projects. The party themes range widely from a Venetian-inspired birthday dinner party with dramatic ribbon poles to Christmas in the country using fruits, spices, and herbs, but each one emphasizes the joy of celebrating life’s day-to-day occasions. From conquering flower “stem fear” to learning how to map a table, Stroud demystifies the art of the tabletop, emphasizing above all his love of flowers, from the humble to the exotic.

Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool

Jay Jeffers displays his sophisticated and playful spirit in his first book, Collected Cool. Known for refined interiors that pulsate with fresh energy, Jeffers takes us on a tour of twenty amazing residences. With over 250 spectacular color photos and a dynamic, informative text, this extraordinary volume will entertain, inspire and delight readers.

Classic Florida Style: The Houses of Taylor & Taylor

Miami Beach-based architecture and interior design firm Taylor & Taylor travel widely to find inspiration – though they always retain their first love: the historic architecture of Florida itself. Classic Florida Style presents ten coastal residences in resplendent photography to match the tropical hues, glamorous indoor-outdoor living, and lush natural surroundings of the sunshine state.

Suzanne Kasler: Timeless Style

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A mix of Southern charm and European sensibility, Suzanne Kasler presents a sense of comfort in her classically inspired rooms. Her attention to detail and fashion inspired touches leave an impression of haute couture style in every room. Furnishings span the centuries and leave a layered effect of elegant, attractive and functional interiors.

Stephen Sills: Decoration

Following the success of his best-selling volume, Dwellings, Stephen Sills displays his breathtaking collection of solo residential work in his latest book, Decoration. Sixteen extravagant locations are photographed by François Halard showcasing an effortlessly harmonious blend of furnishings, colors, fabrics and textures. Enjoy the quietly rich interiors of a master craftsman.

Beauty At Home: Aerin Lauder

For the first time, Aerin invites us into her world. Filled with charming stories and images, this gorgeous volume takes us through her glamorous NY apartment, her office and into her Hampton’s residence where much of Estee’s original décor is preserved. It’s an intimate look at Aerin’s lifestyle beautifully captured by Simon Upton images.

Luminous Interiors: Brian J. McCarthy

Alumni to the renowned interior design firm, Parish Hadley, Brian J. McCarthy showcases his singularly sumptuous homes in Luminous Interiors. Hundreds of photographs showcase McCarthy’s approach to design — an astonishing vision that will leave you inspired.

Detailed Interior: Decorating Up Close with Cullman and Kravis

The work of Cullman and Kravis is effortlessly graceful and balanced while focusing on the elaborate details within these perfectly harmonious spaces. With a remarkable ability to see the whole picture while appreciating the small intricacies, this gorgeous volume reveals how this firm achieves these flawless interiors.

An Invitation to Chateau du Grand-Lucé: Decorating a Great French Country House: by Timothy Corrigan

Award-winning interior designer Timothy Corrigan takes readers through his artfully restored French chateau. Chateau du Grand-Lucé offers you a look into that dream and the man behind it. Purchased in 2004, Corrigan’s chateau has since been restored to its full French glory with a fantastic mix of California comfort and continental elegance. Striking entry halls, sophisticated bedrooms, and Corrigan’s invaluable decorating advice share the best way to live in a historic home and enjoy modern comforts.

Suzanne Tucker: Interiors The Romance of Design

Ever-present on the AD100 Top Designers of the World list, Suzanne Tucker showcases her extraordinary work from enchanting Napa Valley estates to luxurious San Francisco penthouses. Each house portraying an immaculate display of attention to detail and a unified design aesthetic that shows how Tucker has truly redefined the idea of the customized home.

Classical Invention: The Architecture of John B. Murray

Gil Schafer: The Great American House

The Welcoming House: The Art of Living Graciously by Jane Schwab and Cindy Smith

Designers Jane Schwab and Cindy Smith offer you an invitation to explore their trademark style of subtle color palettes, graceful furniture and comfortable entertaining spaces full of Southern charm. Inviting photography opens the door and the generous spirit of the South is graciously portrayed in this volume.

James Magni: Magni Modernism

James Magni offers a look into the modern home with 14 private residences from Mexico City to Moscow to Beverly Hills. With refined restraint, Magni’s skillfully crafted rooms show his deep understanding of form and function.

California Homes: Studio William Hefner

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An intimate tour of nine opulent houses designed by Los Angeles based architect William Hefner, California Homes invites you on a private tour of the estates that seamlessly blend modern sensibilities with traditional design. Natural materials and thoughtful landscaping form intimate and unified spaces providing a sense of warmth and comfort among the timeless elegance of Hefner’s creations.

Carolyne Roehm: Flowers

This luxurious, oversized volume featuring Carolyne Roehms’s luminous flower photography will undoubtedly be the gift book of the season. With over 300 gorgeous photos of abundant gardens, arrangements and table settings, Roehm presents a personal and visual essay that reveals the special relationship between a gardener and her art.

Amanda Nisbet: Dazzling Design

Through the use of color, texture and form, Amanda Nisbet brings a fresh, energetic approach to the traditional sense of luxury. In Dazzling Design, Nisbet’s first book, the designer’s spectacular work is showcased in over 250 stunning photographs that demonstrate her talent for balancing function and style, classicism and modernism in beautifully unexpected ways.

Danielle Rollins: Soirée

Danielle Rollins, Atlanta’s preeminent hostess and tastemaker, has opened the door to the most chic at-home parties. Whether you are throwing an intimate or grand affair, with detailed descriptions about invitations, flowers, table settings, linens and more than 80 original recipes, Rollins shows you how to recreate magic.

Andrew Skurman: Contemporary Classic

In Contemporary Classic, Andrew Skurman presents his superb ability to design exceptionally crafted custom residences inspired by tradition. Featuring beautiful photography and gorgeous watercolors, this book shows Skurman’s talent for blending modern comfort and conveniences with building traditions such as French chateaus, Mediterranean villas and Georgian country houses.

Annie Selke: Fresh American Spaces

Founder of Pine Cone Hill and Dash & Albert Rug Company, Annie Selke knows how to create style – romantic, nuanced, happy, cultured, exuberant – in any room. Fresh American Spaces shows how to use fabrics, palettes and other elements to capture your individual style.