Reading books is a good hobby but sometimes, it takes up a decent chunk of your time if you’re not careful. Intriguing storylines and relatable characters often lead many readers to dive into the author’s world, completely disregarding the time they have on their hands.
This is why some people prefer casual reading in which you can pick up a book and put it down whenever you like. Coffee-table books provide readers with knowledge regarding their topics of interest. They also come with illustrations that are easy-going on the eyes.
So, if you are also looking for a good read to spend your free time on, look no further.
Here are some of our top picks when it comes to coffee-table books.
1. Menu Design in America
In the United States, you’ll find a food chain restaurant around every corner—whether you’re in the mood for a casual meal or some lavish dining, the United States has it all! However, an interesting thing about these eateries is their special attention to their menus. Once used as a way for people to decide on what they felt like eating, they’ve now become a marketing tool. This book goes over a number of menus and how they evolved over time across the country.
The sun, the palm trees, and the beach breeze—you wouldn’t want to miss it for the world. If your heart beats as one with the coast, this book is the one for you. The Gray Malin book is a compilation of aerial shots of beaches from more than 20 cities across the world such as Sydney, Kauai, and Dubai. If this book doesn’t make you want to plan your next vacation, then nothing will. It is based on all things beaches and is a wonderful read for people who love traveling.
3. Architectural Digest at 100
This book was launched on the magazine’s 100th anniversary in 2019. Looking at the long history, it is safe to say that there will be some architectural treasures hidden in it. The book follows no particular order as it contains architectural designs from today and designs from the past. Any person who appreciates architecture and design would love to spend their tea time reading about what they love the most.
There are so many books to choose from, don’t let your tea time go to waste.