With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we’d put together our top ten most  beautiful, engaging and exciting books, perfect for presents.

  1. Eminent British photographer, Steve McCurry, releases his latest body of work “India’ and the result is truly spectacular. Feast on the vibrant colours and the poignant portraits.
  2. For comic and super hero lovers, Taschen’s curation of all things DC Comics is a marvel to look at.
  3. Know someone who loves history and time travel? Help them to travel back in time to some of the most iconic moments of history with this fun and interesting guidebook with a difference.
  4. The Geometry of Pasta is the fabulous combination of food and design, with stunning black and white designs illustrating over 100 authentic Italian recipes.
  5. The beautifully and thoughtfully created The Fox and The Star, is a stunning piece of art by designer and author Coralie Bickford-Smith, perfect for the children.
  6. Who isn’t a Harry Potter fan? Ok, so not everyone is a lover of the teenage wizzard and the magical world that JK Rowling created. However, no-one would question the stunning and beautiful new illustrated editions that are released in time for the magic of Christmas. Illustrator Jim Kay has released a new kind of magic! … Or splash the cash with the deluxe edition.
  7. Internationally renowned type designer Hannes von Döhren has published Every Day I Draw at Least One Letter and is the perfect gift for type lovers.
  8. For Geography lovers, re-live 125 years of fascinating imagery from National Geographic with this special edition focusing on Earth, Sea and Sky.
  9. After the success of the first volume Letters of Note: Volume II is back, with even more wonderful letters from eminent people from the past including Eleanor Roosevelt and Florence Nightingale.
  10. Crayola have jumped on the bandwagon and released their very own ‘Color Escapes‘ colouring book, beautifully designed for adults and great for relieving stress.