Coffee table books are a delightfully simple accessory for any apartment home – they stack nicely, entertain guests and are artful in their own right. Lately, I’ve been obsessed with finding a variety of coffee table books for my living room that speak to my interests. From fashion to furniture, my Amazon wish list continues to grow. But the theme I find myself drawn to most is dogs. If you hadn’t already guessed it, I’m a huge dog lover. So why not have my coffee table book collection reflect that? Here are my picks for top coffee table books for dog lovers like me.
This stunning collection of photographs from Award-winning photographer Tim Flach explores the deep and complex bond between human’s best friend.
A result of the infamous dogshaming.com, this book contains never-before-seen pictures of the most shameful, hilarious dogs.
From the water’s surface, it’s a simple exercise: a dog’s leap, a splash, and then a wet head surfacing with a ball, triumphant. But beneath the water is a chaotic ballet of bared teeth and bubbles, paddling paws, fur and ears billowing in the currents.
During a year-long cross-country road trip, Theron photographed his patient and talented Coonhound balancing in every place imaginable. Be sure to follow on Instragam @thiswildidea too!
Nothing screams pure bliss better than a dog hanging out the window, tongue flopping and ears flapping freely in the wind.
Unlikely Friendships meets Marley and Me. In this heartwarming coffee table book, author presents a collection of inspiring dog stories and touching photos–dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day.
A compilation of the most influential dogs from from the first dog in space to a decorated war hero, this book contains stories of loyalty and bravery, innovation and inspiration.
While it might not be a typical coffee table book, this collection of poetry written from the perspective of dogs. I laughed out loud when I read “I Lose My Mind When You Leave the House.”
For more than 5000 years, artists have created an extraordinary array of captivating images of the dog. This beautiful book, features works from all over the world, ranging from the earliest African rock paintings to the groundbreaking work of contemporary artists.
Featuring sixty black-and-white photographs of old dogs shot by Pulitzer Prize–winning photographer Michael S. Williamson, this is a perfect collection for dog lovers that celebrates “man’s best friend.”
If you have other coffee table book suggestions, feel free to share!