Losing your gift-giving mojo? Buro culture maker Noelle Faulkner shares her edit of the most glorious tomes dropped this year 

Did you draw the short straw from the Secret Santa stash? Finding yourself wandering the local shopping centre, rage increasing because you're totally at a loss as to what to get the friend/cousin/child/parent/aunt/person you only just started dating who seems to either have everything or really specific taste? I'm here to tell you, never underestimate the power of a great coffee table book. From art to space, comics, style, pop culture, pleasurables, curiosities and beyond, here are 20 tomes worth their gift-giving weight in shipping costs.

20 of the coolest coffee table books of 2015