Style Court

Textiles, Art History, Gardens, and a Little Mental Traveling with Courtney Barnes 2006-2016

6.14.2006

Bookworm

A page from Kelly Wearstler's latest book, Domicilium Decoratus


A few books with sumptuous covers, all available through Amazon.




Working on an upcoming post about textile books, I got a little sidetracked thinking about books as art objects, and the whole tradition of decorating with books. In short, judging books by their covers. Below are various designers' and stylemakers' takes on the library or library/dining room.

Molly Luetkemeyer design



Tim Clarke design


Kelly Wearstler's design for Viceroy Santa Monica, one of the Kor boutique hotels




Miles Redd's shelves


India Hicks in Vogue, late 1990s



Eliza Reed Bolen's home as seen in House Beautiful, March 2004


Schuyler Samperton's living room as seen in Elle Decor, 2003

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