Design Book Review

IDEAS | Good Reads – By Heather Shoning

Here’s a short list of books on architecture and interior design that will satisfy your need for inspiration. Stack your coffee table with these titles and you’ll have conversation starters for every gathering. All books available at the Tattered Cover Book Store,

Nab this guide to architecture in the heart of Colorado. Page after glorious page is filled with spectacular photographs of the most amazing and beautiful buildings and places in the Mile High City. You’ll see vantages that you’ve never seen before of the most popular spots in town including commercial and residential spaces. $40




If you love the crisp, clean look of black and white (or just plain great interior design), you must have this guide to the classic color scheme. Learn how to use black and white effectively in your home and get some great design tips that translate across color palettes. $50




Whether or not modern architecture suits your personal style, this book is necessary for residential design enthusiasts. With more than 300 awe-inspiring homes featured, you’re bound to find something that will inspire the decorator in you. $60