Coffee table looking a little bland, or you’re just a sucker for aesthetic books? We’re not judging.

We’ve done the legwork and found a selection of five incredible coffee table books that you will love and treasure forever. From an archive of beautiful African art to an anthology of Annie Leibovitz’s fashion images and a collection of stunning vibrant works by Matisse, there’s something for everyone. Have a look:

African Artists by Phaidon Editors, Joseph L. Underwood, Chika Okeke-Agulu

This gorgeous hardcover book is a stunning A-Z anthology of the work of over 300 modern and contemporary artists born or based in Africa.

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Matisse by Volkmar Essers

Explore Matisse’ adventurous artistic expressions, from the colourful magic of his Fauve period, right through to his invention of gouache cut-out. Each image has been reproduced to relay the excellence of Matisse’ expressionist art.

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Ibiza Bohemia by Renu Kashyap

Explore the spellbinding world of design in Ibiza, the quintessential Mediterranean hot spot which has served as an escape for artists, creatives, and musicians alike for decades. From pulsing nightlife to hippie-chic yoga retreats, Ibiza’s boho atmosphere will capture you.

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Yves Saint Laurent & Art  by Mouna Mekour, Stephan Janson, Madison Cox

Why not journey through the history of art with world renowned designer, Yves Saint Laurent. Explore the couturier’s homages to the masters of art and how they’ve influenced a world of fashionable expression.

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Wonderland by Annie Leibovitz

As one of the greatest female photographers in history, Annie shares her anthology of fashion images over five decades of work, with many of the 350 spellbinding images never before published. Featuring icons to the likes of Nicole Kidman, Serena Williams, Pina Bausch, RuPaul, Cate Blanchett, Lady Gaga, Matthew Barney, and Kate Moss.

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Written by Savanna Douglas for Woman&Home

Featured image: Instagram / @wibiza