The Best New Design Books to Add to Your Bookshelf

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Stuff

Designer Carey Maloney's first book is an obsessive, compulsive, brilliantly high-low primer to all the things - furniture, art, objects - that make a house

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Photo by: Philip Friedman/Studio D
Stuff

Designer Carey Maloney's first book is an obsessive, compulsive, brilliantly high-low primer to all the things - furniture, art, objects - that make a house truly personal. "Stuff was written to inspire readers to explore new areas of collecting," Maloney says. "The idea is for us all to learn something - myself happily included - about a lot of subjects, from ivory to taxidermy, from Regency penwork to protest art."

Stuff: The M (Group) Interactive Guide to Collecting, Decorating With, and Learning About, Wonderful and Unusual Things. By Carey Maloney. Pointed Leaf Press; $65

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Fri, Feb 22, 2013 11:14 AM EST

The latest coffee table book titles on textiles, styling, and interiors offer up gorgeous images, decorating advice, and more.

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