Coffee Table Book Favourites

On a recent trip to Amsterdam, my friend Sophie and I came across a bookstore curating some of the most alluring books I had ever laid eyes on! Mendo aims to be the coolest bookstore for visual beauty and inspiration, covering fashion, photography, graphic design, music, food, travel, interiors and everything else in between.

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Although I’ve never been much of a book worm I’m a sucker for handsome ‘coffee table’ books. Imagine my delight discovering Mendo’s online shop is just as great as their Amsterdam store. Seeing as Christmas is looming, I’ve compiled an impressive wish list of aesthetically pleasing reads…

Coffee Table Books Wishlist - Polyvore

  1. Design Brooklyn: Renovation, Restoration, Innovation, Industry by Anne Hellman
  2. Photos That Changed the World by Peter Stepan
  3. Paris Versus New York: A Tally of Two Cities by Vahram Muratyan
  4. Off the Road: Explorers, Vans and Life Off the Beaten Track
  5. LUXE City Guides: Asia Gift Box 
  6. Mind the Map: Illustrated Maps and Cartography by Antonis Antoniou
  7. Hello My Name is Paul Smith: Fashion and Other Stories
  8. The Shopkeepers: Storefront Businesses and the Future of Retail by Robert Klanten
  9. The Great Road Climbs of the Northern Alps by Graeme Fife
  10. Love x Style x Life by Garance Doré
  11. India by Steve McCurry
  12. Nopi: The Cookbook by Ramael Scully

Whilst writing this post I listened to Northern Merry – Dan Shake (Boiler Room)

The Whimsical Way

 

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