Courtney Warren is a Texas-based interior designer whose work has been featured in Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Apartment Therapy, and Today.com. She is a frequent consultant on Fox 4 TV’s Good Day program in Dallas, was ranked in the top 3 percent of interior designers in the US by Houzz.com, and starred in the Dallas episode of TLC’sFour Houses. She delights in helping overwhelmed clients create beautiful spaces—and will never turn down a warm chocolate chip cookie or Diet Dr Pepper.
Coffee table books are not only great conversation starters but also offer a glimpse into different aspects of culture and lifestyle. In collaboration with Erin Gates, a renowned interior designer and author, we have curated a list of five coffee table books that will not only enhance your decor but also make you look cultured. These books cover a range of topics, from design and history to scenic journeys and dream homes. So, let’s dive in and explore these fascinating reads!
Erin Gates, the author herself, brings her expertise in interior design to this captivating book. “Elements of Style” offers practical tips and inspiration for creating a beautiful and meaningful home. With stunning visuals and engaging narratives, this book provides insights into the art of designing spaces that reflect your personality and lifestyle.
For history enthusiasts and lovers of the Lone Star State, “West Texas” is a must-have coffee table book. Authored by Paul H. Carlson, this book delves into the rich history, culture, and landscapes of West Texas. From the frontier days to the present, it explores the stories of the people, events, and natural wonders that have shaped this vast region.
Continuing our Texan theme, “Texas Hill Country” takes readers on a visual journey through one of the most picturesque regions of the state. Eric Pohl’s stunning photography captures the breathtaking landscapes, charming towns, and vibrant culture of the Hill Country. Whether you’ve visited this region or dream of exploring it, this book will transport you to its beauty.
If you’re looking for inspiration to transform your living space, “7 Days To Your Dream Home” is the perfect companion. Authored by Courtney Warren, an interior designer known for her innovative approach, this book provides practical guidance and step-by-step instructions to create your ideal home. From color schemes and furniture arrangement to lighting and accessorizing, it offers valuable insights to bring your design dreams to life.
Every home has a story, and in this book, Courtney Warren helps you discover and celebrate the unique narrative of your own living space. “The Story of Your Home” explores the history, memories, and personal touches that make a house a home. Filled with beautiful photographs and anecdotes, this book will inspire you to reflect on your own home’s journey and create a space that tells your story.
With these five coffee table books, you can elevate your cultural knowledge and add a touch of sophistication to your living space. From design and history to scenic journeys and dream homes, each book offers a unique perspective that will captivate your guests and spark fascinating conversations. So, go ahead and indulge in these enriching reads while transforming your coffee table into a window to the world of culture and style.