The Studio - NY
The long awaited companion book to Assouline’s award-winning Vintage Cocktails, Craft Cocktails explores the new golden age of the cocktail as culinary art form. World-renowned mixologist Brian Van Flandern shares some of his famous recipes conceived while working as the head mixologist for Michelin three-star chef Thomas Keller at Per Se in New York.
This beautifully illustrated, updated edition of "In the Spirit of the Hamptons" by Kelly Killoren Bensimon, includes a new foreword by Pamela Fiori. The book sends the reader on a personal tour of the many hamlets that make up the Hamptons.
The Hamptons have long been a haven for the world's elite. Its breathtaking vistas inspired Walt Whitman and Winslow Homer; its social forebears include Gerald and Sara Murphy entertaining Léger and Fitzgerald; Kurt Vonnegut, Jackson Pollock, and Andy Warhol all found inspiration on America's Riviera. Spectacular estates from the Gilded Age rival the sprawling mansions of the bold-faced names attracted to this beachfront strip on Long Island each summer. The Big Book of the Hamptons celebrates the mystique and romance of these iconic and extravagant neighborhoods, exploring the architecture and gardens of these secluded retreats, brought to life with amazing imagery in a deluxe volume.
“We were all nomads once,” declared noted travel writer Herbert Ypma. Nomad Deluxe reawakens this deep-seated universal desire to jump on a plane, train, or boat and escape to the most distant reaches of the globe. Whether it be the remote Siwa Oasis in Egypt, the rugged Adirondacks, a frigid ice hotel in the Arctic Circle, craters of the arid Atacama Desert, the Aeolian Islands, or Zighy Bay, this book is an authentic guide to being a modern-day nomad in the know; to experience these thrilling adventures armed with the expertise of those who have already left their footprints. Discover Ying Yang, the wave phenomenon caused by a reef in the Maldives; follow a Berber guide across the Atlas Mountains, and explore new exotic travel destinations never before imagined. Ypma’s well-informed commentary and gripping anecdotes make Nomad Deluxe an inspiring read. With just one look at his remarkable photography, your suitcases will practically pack themselves.
Featuring personal forewords by Mongiardino’s granddaughter Francesca Simone, Roberto Peregalli, and Laura Sartori Rimini, this lavishly illustrated volume showcases the sumptuous harmony of classicism expressed through meticulous study and exacting craftsmanship that defined the Mongiardino aesthetic.
Lee Radziwill’s Lee follows her quest for privacy and freedom through friendships with numerous cultural figures such as Rudolf Nureyev and Truman Capote. Filled with anecdotes and personal photographs, Lee shares a thoughtful meditation on intellectual connections and breaking down emotional doors.