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6 VINTAGE architecture and design books to inspire you

If, like us, you’re getting bored of staring at the same four walls, these six VINTAGE books spanning the worlds of architecture, design and fashion ought to provide some much-needed aesthetic sustenance. From a jaunt through fifties New York with a beloved fashion photographer to a beautifully illustrated exploration of Japanese culture; these books will encourage you to leave your all-too-familiar living room behind and jump into a new world entirely.

The See-Through House

The See-Through House by Shelley Klein

In Praise of Shadows by Junichiro Tanizaki

Grace: A Memoir by Grace Coddington

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

Camera Lucida by Roland Barthes

Fashion Climbing by Bill Cunningham

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