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Colourful coffee table books for music lovers

The colourful lives of our favourite pop stars and rock legends make for eye-catching coffee table books.

Here are a few of our favourites which are guaranteed to brighten up any living room.

Imagine John Yoko

Compiled and curated by Yoko Ono Lennon, this book takes an in-depth look at the making of John Lennon’s legendary second studio album. Much of the volume is made up of never-before-seen archive photos, as well as insights from Ono and members of the album’s creative team.

Vogue x Music

Lady Gaga graces the cover of this collection of the fashion magazine’s most iconic music portraits. The book spans the magazine’s 126 years and is filled with the work of the world’s famous fashion photogaphers.

Rihanna

Step inside the pop princess’ world with this visual autobiography. The glossy photo collection takes a behind-the-scenes peek at the glamorous life of the Bajan beauty.

Supreme Glamour

Founding member of The Supremes Mary Wilson presents the story of the Motown trio while taking a comprehensive look at the group’s couture. This book contains rare archive photography and personal anecdotes from Wilson.

Mark Seliger: The Music Book

It’s been more than 10 years since photographer Mark Seliger released this book, but its timeless images remain iconic. It features more than 100 stunning photographs of legendary musicians spanning 20 years.

The Best Record Stores in the United States

Even if you’re not based in the US, this book’s canary yellow hardcover and bright illustrations make a bold coffee table statement. The volume has essays on record stores from each state as well as recommendations for more than 175 shops.

Pharrell: A Fish Doesn’t Know It’s Wet

The bold and bright colour of this memoir is irresistible, and it documents Pharrell’s body of work through 250 photographs and illustrations. It follows the equally eye-catching Pharrell: Places and Spaces I’ve Been.

The Studio Italia Sale That You Won’t Want to Miss

Looking to revamp your home decor for the coming season? Well, you’re in luck as Studio Italia’s anticipated annual sale starts this Friday. The sale only happens once a year for just two weeks, and with up to 60 per cent off some of the most sought-after designer pieces – including the Knoll ‘Red Baron’ bookcase pictured above – it’s an event you won’t want to miss. 

To help you get your Studio Italia sale wishlist underway, we’ve rounded up a handful of the pieces that we’ve got our eyes on below. 

Is a stay-cation on the cards this summer? All you’ll need to do is grab a good book or two and get comfy on Poliform‘s ‘Bellport’ sofa –which you can discover right here. 

 

‘Tis almost the season for entertaining. And you won’t have to worry about hunting down the perfect centrepiece as the Flexform ‘Arthur’ dining table – check it out here – is sure to be to be the centre of attention with its sleek lines and curves. 

Fans of modernist designer Marcel Breuer will have to be quick to get their hands on the iconic ‘Wassily’ armchair at a fraction of the usual cost. Take a look at it here

Hunting for some serious dining chairs to accompany your new dining table? Look no further as the Studio Italia sale has a plethora of options including our pick, the Flexform ‘Hera’ dining chair.

The Studio Italia sale runs from 1 November to 17 November. Visit the Studio Italia showroom at:

25 Nugent Street
Grafton
Auckland

Shop the collection online at www.studioitalia.co.nz