Required Reading: 5 Design Books for Summer [SLIDESHOW]

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In a season for slowing down and taking an occasional break, summer asks for little more than a sunny afternoon with a good book. Here, we present a selection of five stylish titles—published or updated in the past year—that explore fashion, design, and outdoor living, and encourage lingering well past bedtime. Each one earns a coveted place on Robb Report Home & Style’s summer reading list.