Coffee table book

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In the publishing business, coffee table books are those books and illustrated books that are large-format and with lavish photographs, but with relatively little text. The term is mostly used in the United Kingdom and the United States .

The subjects covered by coffee table books are diverse. It can be art books, and frequent content is landscape photography, fashion, design or interior design. The classical placement of such an image band is (on a side table English . Coffeetable ) beside or in front of a seat. It should also serve as a decorative home accessory, which is often an eye-catcher due to its elegant design.