In this stunning new addition to the Assouline Ultimate Collection, Enrico Bernardo, the world’s best sommelier, imagines the perfect cellar filled with the most exceptional wines of the twentieth century: The Impossible Collection of Wine. Weighing the virtues of rarity, terroir, taste, and historical mystique, Bernardo’s is a list any connoisseur could...
Celebrating ten issues of the gloriously opulent, bi-annual Cabana magazine, founded in 2014 by Martina Mondadori Sartogo, scion of the Mondadori publishing dynasty, Cabana Anthology features the very best photography, interviews, profiles, and features from its first five, formative years.
Some images are so deeply ingrained in the American vernacular, they jolt us with their familiarity. A major new monograph, Gregory Crewdson (Rizzoli), with an introduction byNancy Spector and a series of image-inspired short narratives by Jonathan Lethem,captures nearly three decades of the photographer’s iconic work.
Polidori delivers a sublime photographic tract on architectural revisionism by charting the decades-long conservation project at Versailles. Photographed over a period of 25 years, the ever-evolving phases of Versailles' grandeur are here laid bare for the reader to decode and admire.
In 1969, the first issue of American Penthouse sold out in a matter of days. England's controversial magazine of beautiful girls, intelligent journalism, and intimate revelations had arrived. Now, on the 40th anniversary of that first sold-out issue, Assouline presents a limited-issue collector's edition of the most iconic photographs from the magazine's...
Nowadays, people are looking for peace and relaxation. Places where their mobile phone does not constantly ring and their email inbox no longer bothers them: Digital Detox.
Nothing compares to the moment when, after arriving in a foreign city, the hotel room’s drapes are drawn back to reveal the world outside—a world that, neatly if barely contained by the window’s geometry, seems to belong to you alone. Condé Nast Traveler’s “Room with a View” column, featuring frame-worthy vistas from all over the world.
BOOK SHOPS - long-established and the most fashionable, published by Braun, is dedicated to the 35 most beautiful bookstores in the world, including E'stile, 1 out of 3 selected stores in Italy! It is an interesting book with thousand architectural and design curiosities.
Industrial Chic is a beautifully illustrated showcase that reveals the incredible reach, versatility, and long-lasting appeal of industrial design. The remarkable histories of these 50 significant objects—including the Gras lamp, the Singer stool, the Holophane reflector, the Brillié clock, and more—accompany brilliant photographs by Laziz Hamani....
The book takes us to Japan, Korea, Switzerland and Belgium, in places that have particularly inspired Vervoordt: relying on the authenticity and the in situ recovery of materials, the new spaces created by him to research and respond to the latest trends interior design, without, however, departing from the wabi canon.
Available in our store: " Skull Style: Skulls in Contemporary Art and Design ", by Patrice Farameh. A comprehensive 496-page tome dedicated to the bold image of the skull. Once an emblem of evil and mortality relegated to fringe groups, the skull has been transformed into an avant-garde motif in contemporary art, design and fashion.
(2010 by James Danziger) Cecil Beaton was one of the 20th century's most important photographers, and now for the first time ever, Assouline presents the private scrapbooks and personal collections of the man who helped invent the cult of personality. Format: 11.5 x 14.4 inches, 392 pages, 2000 images
(2011, Lisa Z. Morgan) Is a beautifully designed book that will showcase all the surprising and delicious aspects of desire, in all its manifestations; longing, lusting, wanting, craving, yearning, both of the mind and of the body and ideally in perfect tandem. Desire burns in a space and implores us to satisfy its needs. Format: 13.3 x 10.2 x 1.4...
(2011) This illustrated book celebrates the world's most iconic beverage with the brand's photographs, advertisements, and designs as well as memories from film, social history, and pop culture. Format: 9 x 12 inches, 208 pages, 125 illustrations.
(2011, di Friedrich von Borries, Ina Grätz, Sabine Schulze) Apple Design features over 200 examples of outstanding Apple designs by Jonathan Ive (born 1967), the company's Senior Vice President of Industrial Design, who since 1997 has been responsible for the design of all of Apple's products. Format: 12 x 10.1 x 1.3 inches, 320 pages
(2011, by M. Piazza) During the first 50 years of Abitare magazine, the publishing house Rizzoli published a book that tells lifestyles, attitudes, spatial patterns, pathways and design practices. Format: 28.8 x 25 x 4.2 cm
(2011, by Dorian Lucas) Green Design encompasses products from vastly different areas of life representing different aspects of environmentally friendly and sustainable design. Format: 25.9 x 20.6 x 2.8 cm , 232 pagine
(2011, by Todd Oldham and Kiera Coffee) This massive monograph on seminal designer Alexander Girard covers virtually every aspect of his distinctive career. Format: 16.4 x 12.1 x 2.1 inches, 664 pages
(2010) In this unique 2-volume, 800-page book with more than 2,500 images, Marilyn Neuhart tells the story to paraphrase Charles Eames himself of how Eames furniture got to be the way it is. Format: 12.4 x 10.6 x 3.6 inches, 800 pages