66 SQUARE FEET
Marie Viljoen

Food and design often overlap in several top new book releases for homebodies.


THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF MODERNIST CUISINE, by Nathan Myhrvold
For anyone given to snapping iPhone shots of restaurant dishes, make room on your coffee table for this tome, out in October. It features 405 stark and sharp food images and tips on how to get similar effects with your megapixels.












Marie Viljoen
66 SQUARE FEET, by Marie Viljoen
Part garden book, part cookbook, 66 Square Feet covers the tiny but lush Brooklyn terrace where the author gardens and harvests edibles for recipes printed within.















THE KINFOLK TABLE: RECIPES FOR SMALL GATHERINGS, by Nathan Williams
Williams, founding editor of the elegantly minimalist magazine Kinfolk, showcases unfussy menus from sources including artisans, chefs, and bloggers in this well-designed cookbook. It’s a testament to slowing down to enjoy a good meal along with good company.











THE ART GLASS OF LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY, by Paul E. Doros
An art curator and former Christie’s auction house decorative arts expert, Doros delves into the history and technique of America’s art nouveau glass master.















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BUILDING BEAUTY: THE ALCHEMY OF DESIGN, by Michael S. Smith
Designer Smith has worked for the White House, but in this book he takes readers on a step-by-step, room-by-room remodel of one Malibu home.