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The Foraged Home by Joanna and Oliver Maclennan (Thames & Hudson, $55)
Free your mind and your interior will follow, because you really don’t need big bucks to get unique décor, you just have to look around. Here, experienced foragers let you in on their habits and how-tos for sourcing, salvaging, restoring, repurposing and generally rethinking for one-of-a-kind results.

Shared Living by Emily Hutchinson (Thames & Hudson, $45)
Renting and flatting can sometimes make home life feel a bit temporary, but this guide proves that it need not. Learn how to express your personal style right here, right now with international ideas from people who’re making it work really well, merging often disparate aesthetics into one harmonious whole.

Little Green Kitchen by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl (Hardie Grant, $45)
The cool Scandinavian couple behind popular blog Green Kitchen Stories just want their kids to eat their veg, so they’ve devised another lot of fun vegetarian recipes the whole family will genuinely enjoy cooking and eating together. Happily, most can be whipped up lickety-split.

Generation Next (Beta-Plus, $134)
Youth is by all accounts wasted on the young, but the achievements and approaches of these up and-coming architects and interior designers will not be lost on you. Making both a global name for themselves and amazing creations for their clients, they’ve filled this book to the brim with inspiration.

Words Philippa Prentice