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.
t the heart of this book, the archive of Stefano Chiassai, made of garments selected between stores and fleamarket in '40 years' of traveling. Through a series of timeless outfits their stories have found a new revival in 'RITMOEMOTIVO'.
Chanel N°5 has been made with flowers from the same picturesque patch of land between the Alps and the Mediterranean, known as the Pégomas Valley, since the perfume was created in 1921. Every year hundreds of pounds of flowers are cultivated, picked, and distilled, following secret traditions. For the first time, the artisanal techniques used to create...
Garments are no longer defined by their age, but by the story they tell. The classic, the contemporary and the new become intertwined, creating a form of timeless research. The tradition inherited by the past meets with the liveliness of today’s fashion to present a new source of inspiration and redefine our vision of beauty. A garment is not just looked...
Muhammad Ali is one of the most remarkable personalities of our time and the greatest sportsman ever to walk the earth. To honor this living legend, TASCHEN has created a work that is epic in scale and as unique and vibrant as the man himself.
SOME/THINGS MAGAZINE IS A PARIS-BASED CURATED PROJECT IN THE FORM OF A LUXURY BOOK, EMPLOYING THE FINEST RECYCLED PAPER STOCK, THE HIGHEST QUALITY PRINTING TECHNIQUES, AND ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTION METHODS.
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.
Campioni, by Dolce&Gabbana, is the realization of one of the many aspirations of Domenico Dolce, experimenting photography in first person. In fact it was he who was responsible for the shots in this collection: young football stars that embody the ideals of sport supported and encouraged by Dolce&Gabbana.
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: "Tim Walker Pictures" published by TeNeues. It is a book which offers us a privileged glimpse into the artistic process used by top fashion photographer Tim Walker. This comprehensive overview of his work brings us deep inside his glamorous world of adventure.
Available in our store: "Lord Snowdon" by the Sudamerican photographer Koto Bolofo. It is a photographic portrait of legendary British photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, known to the world as Lord Snowdon. It includes images of old newspaper clippings, as well as Snowdon's archives and notebooks, making the book the most tender and comprehensive study...
Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf delivers velvet-gloved emotional impact with his highly stylized mode of image making. Format: 10 x 13 inches, 128 pages, 65 four-color images.
(2006) In these luminous color pictures, the treasures of Western art enter into a silent yet eloquent dialog with the architectural setting, the luxurious or sober décor, the building’s past, and its present as a museum. Format: 13.6 x 10.7 x 0.6 inches, 18 pagine
(2005) Gregory Crewdson's photographic series capture a particularly American state of normalcy--in dissolution. Format: 10.1 x 11.8 x 1 inches, 242 pages
(2011 by Thierry W. Despont) Combining geometrical purity and gestural grandeur, Thierry W. Despont combines his architectural skills and painter's virtuosity in this spectacular collection of majestic and daunting orbs, turning his struggle with the corrosive materials into a spiritual achievement. Format: 13 x 16.5 inches, 120 pages, 100 images
(2011) Rick Owens is a large-format monograph, designed by Rick Owens himself. The book features some of the fashion designer’s most monumental and outstanding images throughout his career. Format: 13 x 1.5 x 18.5 inches, 296 pages
( 2011 ) Some/thing Magazine presents Chapter 005/She has no strings Apollo, launched around the world. The earth, the surface, the transformation of matter - traveling through time and culture.
(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