11 Coffee Table Books we Love

11 Coffee Table Books we Love

Is there anything better than curling up on the couch and flipping through a gorgeous new coffee table book? Here at Brightland HQ, coffee table books are treasured and much discussed. From niche cookbooks to design collections, here is a round up of our favorites at the moment.

1. Ottolenghi’s Simple:

Brightland HQ rejoiced when Simple came out. We’ve always loved his cozy flavorful dishes, but a whole book of simple meals is exactly what we were craving.

2. A Woman’s Drink: Bold Recipes for Bold Women:

Our new go-to for interesting post-dinner drinks; it is only missing the Brightland Martini.

3. Bread and Butter:

An ode to the beauty of simplicity. We adore this gorgeous and informative treasure of a book.

4. Eat at the Bar:

This gorgeous book inspired us not only with it’s intriguing recipes but its vibrant photographs of the author’s travels.

5. The National Parks: America’s Best Idea:

A stunning reminder of our natural world, and why we should do everything we can to be an environmentally friendly brand.

6. How to Set a Table:

A lovely read for any host, this is one of our favorite guides.

7. California Crazy:

American Pop Architecture: An ode to the perfectly gaudy California architecture of the 20’s and 30’s. Golden State nostalgia at its best.

8. Dior:

This 3 volume retrospective is a stunning collection of images from one of the most classic brands.

9. La Grotta: Ice Creams and Sorbets:

With bold photos and flavors to match (2 scoops of Leafy Black Currant Custard please), this delightful treat is summertime captured in a book.

10. An Atlas of Rare and Familiar Colour:

A peek into Harvard Museum director Edward Forbes’s pigment collection is an opulent celebration of color, texture, and art.

11. Central Park: Original Designs for New York’s Greatest Treasure:

The birthplace of the idea for Brightland, we just had to pay homage to New York City.