Looking for a spot of light reading which makes your man cave look a touch more highbrow? It’s time to invest in some great looking literature for your coffee table. We’ve compiled a handy list of our five favourite coffee table books for men, which look simply spot on next to your classic watch winder box.
There’s something for every gent in our line up, from tomes for men who love fashion, to books packed with gadgets, bikes, outstanding photography and technology. Which is on your Amazon wishlist?
Do you have a favourite coffee table book we haven’t featured in our collection? Share your picks with our team and other readers in the comment section below.
Time to get your reading glasses on…
1. Original Man: The Tautz Compendium of Less Ordinary Gentlemen by Patrick Grant
This great looking coffee table book features 80 stand-out men from recent history, from Federico Fellini to Elvis Presley, chronicling their lives and sharing incredibly cool images from their amazing stories. Inspiring stuff.
2. Velo 2nd Gear: Bicycle Culture and Style by S. Ehmann & R. Klanten
A bike is no longer just a bike. In the 21st century a fresh passion for bicycling has taken hold and created an incredible subculture surrounding these awesome contraptions. Velo is a celebration of all things bike today, full of eye candy for those who love all things on two wheels.
3. Luxury Toys for Men: The Ultimate Collection by Nathalie Grolimund
Gadget obsessed? This is the coffee table book for you, featuring 304 pages of amazing gadgets and tech which you’ll struggle not to drool over.
4. Type: A Visual History of Typefaces & Graphic Styles by Alston W. Purvis, Jan Tholenaar & Cees W. de Jong
If you’re into design in any capacity, you’re going to get thoroughly absorbed in this book all about typography. It looks ridiculously good and it’s sure to tickle your inner geekiness.
5. The Art of Clean Up: Life Made Neat and Tidy by Ursus Wehrli, Geri Born & Daniel Spehr
Do you like things to be “just so”? If yes, this light-hearted but strangely compulsive coffee table book will intrigue and delight you. Just trust us on this one, it’s weirdly satisfying…
What is your favourite man cave coffee table book? Have you read any on our list? What did you think? Have your say below.