The Best Design Books for Non-Designers

Welcome to Paul Michael Company‘s design 101. During this two-part, mini post series we will be divulging our favorite tips, tricks and secrets for designing like a professional.

In this first part, we will be presenting you with a list of books that can help you learn to shop, decorate and update like a professional. Here are our five favorite design books for non-designers who want to achieve a beautiful home on their own.

1. Undecorate: The No-Rules Approach to Interior Design by Christiane Lemieux and Rumaan Alam

2.  Be Your Own Decorator: Taking Inspiration and Cues from Today’s Top Designers by Susanna Salk

3. Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy by Deborah Needleman, Sara Ruffin Costello and Dara Caponigro

4.  Design*Sponge at Home by Grace Bonney

5. The Selby Is in Your Place by Todd Selby Author, Photographer

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Have you read any of these titles? Tell us in a comment what you thought and how it helped you approach your own home design.

Be sure to check back in a few days to see our next post on where to find design inspiration on the web!

 

 

Photo via Helloilmare

 

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The Best Design Books for Non-Designers

Welcome to Paul Michael Company‘s design 101. During this two-part, mini post series we will be divulging our favorite tips, tricks and secrets for designing like a professional.

In this first part, we will be presenting you with a list of books that can help you learn to shop, decorate and update like a professional. Here are our five favorite design books for non-designers who want to achieve a beautiful home on their own.

1. Undecorate: The No-Rules Approach to Interior Design by Christiane Lemieux and Rumaan Alam

2.  Be Your Own Decorator: Taking Inspiration and Cues from Today’s Top Designers by Susanna Salk

3. Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy by Deborah Needleman, Sara Ruffin Costello and Dara Caponigro

4.  Design*Sponge at Home by Grace Bonney

5. The Selby Is in Your Place by Todd Selby Author, Photographer

interior design books

Have you read any of these titles? Tell us in a comment what you thought and how it helped you approach your own home design.

Be sure to check back in a few days to see our next post on where to find design inspiration on the web!

 

 

Photo via Helloilmare

 

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