Adam Glassman's 8 New Coffee Table Books for Everyone on Your List

With all the tablets and readers and e-gizmos out there, I think these beautifully photographed, substantial tomes are among the last actual books that people own these days. Here are my picks for gorgeous, inspiring gifts that will last a lifetime.
Stripes: Design Between the Lines

Stripes: Design Between the Lines

224 pages; The Monacelli Press
From Jean Paul Gaultier’s nautical stripes to the ribbons at the Nebuta House museum in Japan to simple beauty of zebras, stripes in all forms are celebrated in this book by design editor O’Keefe. 
— Adam Glassman