Personally, I am always cautious about making "New Years Resolutions", however I do think it is a good time to reflect on the past year of our lives. To take a personal inventory and think about our accomplishments and the things we might have done differently. Also to ponder what we might like to achieve and focus on in the coming New Year. I have a number of such things I would like to focus on and reading more inspiring and informative books is one of many. As my book wish list is bursting at the seams, I think its time to start checking a few off the list and order them. I also have a rather large collection of books that I already have in my library that require some inspirational revisiting.
The cold weather provides the perfect excuse to curl up with a great book, whether its a biography, novel or a gorgeous new book on design. A comfortable and beautiful setting with great lighting is all I need to do just that. So I thought I would share a few of my favorite all time libraries that provide the perfect space for reading and to contemplate the New Year.
Andrew Skurman and Suzanne Tucker
Carrier and Co.
Duke and Duchess of Windsor
Peter Marino for Giorgio Armani
Jacques Grange for Giancarlo Giametti
Janet de Botton
Jean Louis Deniot
Michael Taylor for Nan Kempner
Steven Volpe, my former boss and mentor