Summer reading: 4 decor books from Georgia designers

Get inspired to revamp your home

Inspired by Tradition: The Architecture of Norman Davenport Askins (The Monacelli Press)
In his first book, with text and principal photography by Susan Sully, Atlanta’s esteemed classicist showcases more than a dozen of his projects across the Southeast.

Simplicity by Nancy Braithwaite (Rizzoli)
Few designers have the purity of vision displayed in Braithwaite’s lovely tome. Her interiors reflect perfect balances of scale, color, and composition.

Gracious Rooms by Barbara Westbrook (Rizzoli)
Due out this March, Westbrook’s first book shares techniques for creating richly textured rooms.

A Colorful Home by Susan Hable (Chronicle Books)
The Athens-based textile designer and cofounder of Hable Construction shows how color can inspire creative interiors.

Simplicity photograph courtesy of Rizzoli New York

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Atlanta Magazine’s HOME.