New books that I am looking forward to having lined up in my bookshelf

I have picked some of my favorite new design books, that I will add to my collection this season, to share with you:

 In this book you will discover exceptional interiors that have never been seen before—sumptuous hôtels particuliers, lavish apartments, historical residences, and even a Middle Eastern palace—all of which reveal the quintessential Alberto Pinto style.

 Lifestyle legend Carolyne Roehm celebrates her gardens as outdoor living rooms, revealing how she chooses the plants, flowers, and layouts; how she entertains guests with gorgeous table settings and breathtaking arrangements; and how she savors the hours among the blooms.

From charming bedside bouquets to showstopping centerpieces, from a simple arrangement of yellow roses in a glass vase to a free-form mix of succulents sprinkled atop a dining room table, these designs will appeal to anyone with an appreciation of color, artistry, and imagination.

Michael Smith’s life and career, The Curated House is also his most personal book, tracing the origins and influences of his design philosophy in depth and presenting a substantial offering of new projects.  
In the first section of the book, illustrated with images of Smith’s own dramatic

Lush photographs capture extraordinary gardens, verandas, lakeside pavilions, a rustic ranch, and simple pastel houses sheltered by dense thickets of Norfolk pines and age-old banyans. It is this eclectic mix of old and new, of Spanish and Caribbean, of contemporary design and sun-faded WASP thrift, that makes Palm Beach chic