50 Great Books That Will Change Your Life
“When I was a teenager, I discovered this book in the office of my father, the designer Mark Hampton. It’s a compilation of floor plans from some of the greatest apartment buildings of all time. The logic and the beauty of the timeless designs still inspire me today.”
Recommended by Alexa Hampton, an interior designer and the author of The Language of Interior Design ($50, amazon.com).
To buy: from $45 (used), amazon.com.