Written by Jenny McFarlane

5 best new interior design books to fire your creativity

Find interior design inspiration within the pages of these new book releases that get the Good Homes team’s stamp of approval.

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From a book full of garden ideas to interior design that’ll improve your mood by the Houzz Editor, Victoria Harrison, we recommend picking up a copy of these great home inspiration books, which are full of stylish tips and tricks.

Home: The Joy of Interior Styling, by Vtwonen

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Packed with inspiring quotes and handy tips on how to pick seasonal shades, this coffee table read combines clever ideas with beautiful pictures.

Home: The Joy of Interior Styling by Vtwonen (Lannoo, £27.50)

 

Mad About the House: How to Decorate your Home with Style, by Kate Watson-Smyth

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Follow the award-winning interiors blogger’s lead and delve into your own wardrobe, picking your favourite colours to create bold rooms with the personal touch.

Mad About The House by Kate Watson-Smyth (Pavilion, £12)

Brilliant & Wild: Garden from scratch in a year, by Lucy Bellamy

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With its easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, this is the go-to guide for a low-maintenance and wildlife-friendly garden space in 12 months.

Brilliant & Wild by Lucy Bellamy (Pimpernel Press, £14.55)

A Life in Pattern, by Orla Kiely

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From her earliest and most iconic pattern, Stem, to the evolution of her print design encompassing the worlds of fashion, homewares and beyond, Orla Kiely has opened her archives to explore her life dedicated to print.

A Life in Pattern by Orla Kiely (Octopus Publishing, £25)

Happy by Design, by Victoria Harrison

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From the influential Editor of Houzz, Happy by Design offers bite-sized and affordable design ideas that are accessible to all, from a young renter in an urban apartment to a busy family in their own home, exploring everything from the paint colour that’s been named the happiest, to the science of getting a good night’s sleep.

Happy by Design by Victoria Harrison (Octopus Publishing, £12.99)

 

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