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As children we’re introduced to fables and fairytales from all corners of the world, magical and moralistic stories that reinforce the importance of imagination and creativity. Many of these stories are collected here in a charming set featuring a custom jacket design based on a classic Arthur Rackham drawing of Red Riding Hood, one of the most famous fairytale characters. Each illustrated clothbound volume is published by Macmillan Collector’s Library and features gilt page edges, a reading ribbon, and the full unabridged texts as originally published. It’s a wonderful way to share cherished, timeless anecdotes with a young reader. Includes: English Fairy Tales, Best Fairy Stories of the World, Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, and Grimms' Fairy Tales by The Brothers Grimm.
A set of four classic romances with custom covers featuring a 19th-century illustration that beautifully expresses a love for literature and also for the reader in your life. Includes "Sense Sensibility" by Jane Austen, "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Brontë, "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy. Each book is a brand new heirloom quality hardback from Everyman's Library with jackets designed and printed by Juniper Books on a special tear- and water-resistant paper.
The book "Sail: Majesty at Sea" is an intimate look into the world of rare racing sailboats and their enduring beauty, power, and speed as they navigate the open ocean. Focusing on form and shape, the collection uncovers the timeless nature of these majestic boats while emphasizing the elegance and graphic qualities of each design. The resulting images have an undeniable aesthetic appeal and formalism that tell a story of grace and majesty.
This large-format, hardbound 230-page coffee table book was born from Drew’s passion for the sport of sailing and desire to affect change in the lives of those most in need, and was created in collaboration with sailing legend Gary Jobson, who wrote the foreword for the book; and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, to which 100% of the net proceeds from book sales will be donated.
Considered by many to be the greatest novel ever written, Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace remains a tour de force in realism, historical fiction, and philosophy. Entwining the lives of five Russian aristocratic families around the time of Napoleon’s invasion of Russia, Tolstoy’s scenes of life and turmoil in St. Petersburg and Moscow come to life with dozens of hyper-detailed characters. The novel culminates at the Battle of Borodino where protagonist Pierre Bezukhov realizes his romanticized vision of war is far from the true horrors he encounters. Juniper Books’ custom jackets bring this scene to life with Louis Lejeune’s painting, “Battle of Borodino, 7th September 1812." A glorious read, this beautiful three-volume hardcover edition published by Everyman’s Library comes complete with silk reading ribbons, cloth bindings, and acid-free natural cream-colored paper. Everyman’s Library uses the celebrated Louise and Aylmer Maude translation. Contemporaries of Tolstoy, they knew the author personally and translated many of his works. Includes: War and Peace Volume 1, War and Peace Volume 2, and War and Peace Volume 3.
Drew Smith's Oyster: A Gastronomic History offers readers a global view of the oyster, tracing its role in cooking, art, literature, and politics from the dawn of time to the present day. Oysters have inspired chefs, painters, and writers alike, have sustained communities financially and ecologically, and have loomed large in legend and history. Using the oyster as the central theme, Smith has organized the book around time periods and geographical locations, looking at the oyster's influence through colorful anecdotes, eye-opening scientific facts, and a wide array of visuals. The book also includes fifty recipes--traditional country dishes and contemporary examples from some of the best restaurants in the world. Renowned French chef Raymond Blanc calls Oyster "a brilliant crusade for the oyster that shows how food has shaped our history, art, literature, law-making, culture, and of course love-making and cuisine."
Wine-lovers appreciate not just the taste of wine and the pleasure it gives them, they also enjoy the lifestyle and culture associated with it and the values it conveys. Both a handbook and an illustrated history, this new guide offers all readers--from novice to professional--the keys to fully appreciating Bordeaux wines and their rich culture. Explore the wine châteaux, the Bordeaux wine trade, the art of wine blending, the rules of tasting, and the best food-and-wine pairings, as written by the world-renowned experts of the Bordeaux Wine School. This comprehensive guide to great wines, terroirs, and grape varieties includes a wealth of illustrations--lush photographs as well as original drawings, maps, charts, tables, and diagrams (plus links to 40 instructive videos)--that make this book essential reading for all wine-lovers.
Food in Vogue collects the most striking, mouthwatering food photography and finest food writing from one of the most respected magazines in the world. Combining legendary essays by longtime Vogue food critic Jeffrey Steingarten, as well as contributions from rising food writers such as Tamar Adler and Oliver Strand, with original behind-the-scenes interviews, the book pairs portraits of world-renowned or rising chefs along with iconic food photography, much of it shot by Irving Penn and conceived by editor Phyllis Posnick. Food in Vogue examines how Vogue’s relationship with and treatment of food has changed in its pages through lavish and challenging food photographs and its career-defining interviews with the world’s hottest chefs. Food in Vogue is more than a book about food. It’s a book about trends, fashion, and culture, told through the world’s common language.
In Rosé All Day, wine writer Katherine Cole takes us on an entertaining survey of the history of the wine, moving from the goblets of King Louis XIV to the vineyards of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Cole explains in detail how rosé is created and then tells us where to find the good stuff. The book invites readers to journey from the sunny vineyards of southern France to the idyllic hillsides of Italy and beyond. Organized by region, each chapter includes an overview of the general characteristics of the area’s wine, profiles of exciting producers, and tasting notes, along with specific recommendations for wines to taste. With atmospheric regional descriptions, savvy advice on wines to buy, creative food pairing suggestions, and pretty-in-pink illustrations, Rosé All Day is a colorful, spirited, essential resource that is sure to quench any wine-lover’s thirst.
Come along on the hunt to coveted country sources and the best secret antiquing spots, and learn how to create country farmhouse style in your city dwelling. Author Kim Leggett is the creator of City Farmhouse, an interior design business, pop-up antiquing fairs, and a vintage store. She is also a legendary “picker” and favorite designer to celebrity clients (and country-style mavens) including Meg Ryan, Ralph Lauren, Sheryl Crow, and Phillip Sweet, and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town. In City Farmhouse Style, Leggett offers great style advice, breaking down the design vocabulary that makes for fresh country style (no matter the setting). The popularity of farmhouse style has designers, homeowners, and fans in search of inspiration to create this look in all its rural glory. City Farmhouse Style is the first design book of its kind to focus entirely on transforming urban interiors with unfussy, welcoming, country-style decor.
What is the most unforgettable place you’ve ever taken a refreshing sip of a cold beer? In Fifty Places to Drink Beer Before You Die, Chris Santella explores the best destinations to crack open a cold one, reflect on the day, and take in the scenery. The book features the world’s top locations for imbibing, from beautiful landscapes to beer festivals, breweries, classic drinking establishments, and brand-new, under-the-radar spots. With a mix of national and international places to visit--Asheville, Denver, Prague, Munich, Vienna, and more--as well as firsthand accounts from contributors such as Jim Koch (founder of Boston Brewing Company/Samuel Adams) and Joe Wiebe (author of CraftBeer Revolution), this book will make you want to trek to each must-see destination. Packed with beautiful, vibrant photographs that bring each locale to life, Fifty Places to Drink Beer Before You Die will leave you craving barley and hops and eagerly planning your next trip.
Men and Style reaches beyond standard “what to wear” advice: It is equal parts style guide and intriguing conversation about the masculine identity within the world of fashion. David Coggins explores the history of men’s style and learns from some of the most notable tastemakers in the industry and beyond. Its essays and interviews discuss the lessons men learned from their fathers, the mistakes they made as young men, and how they emerged to become better men. Some of the most dapper men in the world discuss bad mustaches, misguided cologne choices, and unfortunate prom tuxedos. All the men here have arrived at a place in the world and have a keen understanding about how they fit in it. Men and Style celebrates singular men who’ve lived well and can tell us about how they earned their worldview. They’re smart enough to absorb the wisdom that’s hidden in the world, and even smarter to wear that wisdom lightly.
Allegra Hicks: An Eye for Design examines textile, interior, and fashion designer Allegra Hicks’ approach to design and luxury. The book retraces the genesis of her patterns over the past decades of her work. Season by season, Hicks presents her original textile and pattern designs alongside beautiful photography of interiors, landscapes, and unexpected points of nature. Essays on design, color, and seasonal elements will inspire readers to look at interiors and fabrics in a new and different way. Pairing original textile and pattern designs with inspiring photography of interiors and landscapes, the book is an internal voyage through Allegra Hicks’ mind.
Cool breezes, miles of pristine beaches, and vast, open farmland have long attracted visitors to Long Island’s South Fork, known worldwide as “The Hamptons.” Residents in picturesque seaside communities from Southampton to Montauk are calling upon world-class designers to fine-tune their visions, giving rise to a fresh design vernacular: homes that are testaments to what can be achieved when inspired by the natural beauty of a unique locale--and when imagination is one’s only limitation. Out East captures the enduring appeal of shingled houses, modernist oceanfront designs, artists’ compounds, and Montauk surf shacks. Jennifer Ash Rudick, a long-time Southampton resident, leads an insider’s tour of more than 25 houses, cottages, and pool houses. Tria Giovan, a Sag Harbor–based photographer, captures extraordinary gardens, verandas, lakeside pavilions, farmhouses, and converted barns.
Designer Nathan Turner’s style is synonymous with the easy glam of California living. His first book introduced readers to his casual American style and chic design sense. Now, he has written a love letter to his home state in I Love California. This book is a journey up and down Highway 1 that takes readers from the redwoods north of San Francisco to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada and the beaches of Southern California. Simple recipes and tips for entertaining are featured alongside never-before-seen interiors. Lavish photographs capture the homes, people, and food of each unique location in glorious, sun-drenched detail. This book even includes Turner’s signature recipes for California comfort food, like his family’s cioppino, marinated tri-tip steak, Mexican chocolate cake, and more. More than just a design book, I Love California will appeal to all readers--whether they’re entertaining friends and dining with family or just wishing to visit the sun-dappled coast. As Nathan says, “The recipes and decor here are inspired by my home state, but really it’s a state of mind.” Now you can create this dreamy California lifestyle anywhere.
A celebration of 10 years of the most glamorous and provocative designs Gucci has ever known, this tribute to the designer Tom Ford includes extraordinary photography by Herb Ritts, Mario Testino, Richard Avedon, and other greats.
"In Vogue" is a fascinating look at the history of one of the world's most influential magazines. The compendium is illustrated with hundreds of covers and archival interiors of past "Vogue" editions, featuring the work of some of the 20th century's most respected artists, illustrators, and photographers, including Edward Steichen, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, David Bailey, Helmut Newton, and Herb Ritts. The book explains the makings of the magazine and incorporates first-person accounts, interviews with editors and photographers, and excerpts from stories written in the magazine by many world-renowned talents, including Truman Capote, Aldous Huxley, Federico Fellini, and Marcello Mastroianni.
Slim Aarons has established his place in the pantheon of great postwar photographers. It was Aarons who, carrying out his self-described mission to document "attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places," perfected, if not invented, the environmental portrait while photographing the international elite in their exclusive playgrounds during the jet-set decades of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. This luxurious book is the ultimate insider's view of the lifestyles of the wealthy, privileged, and powerful. Presenting Hollywood royalty, European aristocracy, the grande dames of high society, captains of industry, media moguls, statesmen, and other luminaries of various stripes across a vast geography of opulent and glamorous settings, Aarons's photographs--some 250 of which are included here--define the Beautiful People and document a lost era of style, grace, and grandeur.
From its inception in 1913, through the Jazz Age and the Depression, to its reincarnation in the boom-boom Reagan years, to the image-saturated Information Age, "Vanity Fair" magazine has presented the modern era as it has unfolded, using wit, imagination, peerless literary narrative, and bold, groundbreaking imagery from the greatest photographers, artists, and illustrators of the day. This sumptuous book takes a decade-by-decade look at the world as seen by the magazine.
Subtitled "Great Fashion Designers at Home," "Beyond Chic" takes us--via the lens of acclaimed photographer Ivan Terestchenko--into the homes of not just designers but also stylists and muses. Among the residences revealed are those of Giorgio Armani, Manolo Blahnik, Nicole Farhi, and Loulou de la Falaise.
Palm Beach interiors have long reflected the travels, penchants, and whimsies of the town’s worldly inhabitants. Today, residents of this tiny barrier island call upon world-class designers to create homes that are testaments to what can be achieved when inspired by the natural beauty of a unique locale and when imagination is one’s only limitation. In Palm Beach Chic, Jennifer Ash Rudick leads the tour of newly restored Mediterranean Revival houses by Mizner, Fatio, and Volk; charming cottages, Moorish casbahs, and vintage condos. Lush photographs capture extraordinary gardens, verandas, lakeside pavilions, a rustic ranch, and simple pastel houses sheltered by dense thickets of Norfolk pines and age-old banyans. It is this eclectic mix of old and new, of Spanish and Caribbean, of contemporary design and sun-faded WASP thrift, that makes Palm Beach chic.
Milan revealed by the spectacular paper architecture of Dario Cestaro, in a 3-D pop-up book that recounts the city’s history in simple texts and curious anecdotes. A fascinating journey through colorful pages that turn into Milan’s most famous buildings, helping even the youngest of readers to recognize its principal landmarks: the Duomo, with its soaring spires; the Castello Sforzesco, with its imposing battlement walls; the Teatro alla Scala, temple of opera; the Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio, a medieval treasure chest dedicated to the city’s patron saint; the Stazione Centrale, with its daring vaults of iron and glass; and the city’s new skyline, redesigned by skyscrapers over 200 meters in height.
A perfect introduction to New York's food world for New Yorkers and tourists alike. There are many guides to New York restaurants, but this is the first one by Alain Ducasse, the critically acclaimed French chef and multiple-time winner of three Michelin stars in two different cities. From Brooklyn's hippest new restaurants to Manhattan's best street vendor hot dogs, Ducasse reveals his personal selections of Gotham's best culinary destinations. This intimate hardcover comes with a foldout map that is perfect for popping into hand luggage or tucking into a coat pocket. This compact guide focuses primarily on Manhattan and Brooklyn, revealing Ducasse's favorite spots, special finds, and gourmet delights. It captures New York's globally inspired palette of flavors and aromas that blend together into its own unique food culture producing some of the world's best and most innovative restaurants. From bistros, gelaterias, and bakeries to old-fashioned "appetizing" delicatessens, greenmarket stands, and five-star restaurants, any culinary location that is special to New York and at the top of its game, is included in Ducasse's guide.
At Château Angélus, in the heart of Saint-Émilion in France, the vine and the wine are a religion, a passion shared by the Boüard de Laforest family since 1782. Here is the story of the family, the land, and their exceptional wines. In 2012, Château Angélus was promoted to Premier Grand Cru classé “A,” today, the winery itself is being reinvented: A new château is being built using traditional artisan techniques, with a new bell tower made from the local limestone. With exceptional photographs of the vineyards, the winery, and the renovation and restoration of Château Angélus, this tale of great wine is brought to life.
Kelly Hoppen offers a wealth of experience and advice on achieving your signature style, making this a definitive master class in home design. This book is a must for any home decorator wanting to give their home a touch of Kelly Hoppen's distinctive style, the perfect combination of luxury with simplicity. Here, she reveals her trade secrets and shares her expert knowledge to ensure that your decorating project, however big or small in scale, runs smoothly, stays within budget, and achieves the look you want. Ending with an invaluable address book of some of Hoppen's favorite sources, and with space to add the reader's own contacts and recommendations, this book is an essential companion to any home decorating project.
In Full Flower is a compilation of a new wave in contemporary floral design, featuring artists who combine traditional techniques with an organic, free-form, "back-to-nature" style. The opposite of buttoned-up and manicured arrangements, this survey includes over twenty of the most celebrated and influential artists across the United States who are rewriting the rules of floral design. In Full Flower is the first overview of artists working in this aesthetic. With over 300 original color images and short writing on each artists' inspirations and philosophies, this spectacularly inspiring floral survey will be treasured by lovers of beautiful flowers and interiors alike.
A long-awaited and highly intimate visual history of Versace, the glamorous and globally renowned Italian fashion house. Taking over the creative artistic direction of the family-run fashion house in 1997, the enigmatic and alluring Donatella Versace has since catapulted the brand into popular culture, cementing Versace as a go-to label for A-list celebrities. This richly illustrated tome chronicles Donatella's interpretation of Versace in the twenty-first century and her remarkable work as the curator and face of Versace. Versace includes exclusive contemporary and archival imagery from runway and backstage shots to intimate scenes at the Versace atelier, with accompanying original essays penned by fashion's most authoritative voices. Featuring arresting photography by Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, and Steven Meisel, among many others, and red-carpet coverage of Hollywood's elite wearing dazzling Versace couture, this glittering volume delivers the magnetic vibrancy, supreme luxury, and glamour quotient that define Versace.
Layers of pattern bring serious style to any interior. Prints Charming archives famous shelter magazines like no other, showing readers how to choose and use pattern (whether on upholstered furniture, walls, and floors, or in curtains, rugs, and accessories) to create gorgeous room designs and personalize a space. Each curated page is delightfully illustrated with inspiring images and curated rooms.
The first complete monograph on Olivier Theyskens surveys his 20-year career and documents the highly anticipated return of his eponymous label. Newly commissioned texts connect the threads of the Belgian-born artist’s diverse practice, while drawings created for the publication accompany photography from each period of his career. At both Rochas and Nina Ricci, the designer crafted ethereal garments with unorthodox silhouettes, mixing sheer fabrics and bustles with subtly subversive punk elements. With a special focus on the designer’s return to the runway at the head of his own line, this is the definitive work on a fashion visionary who, like the girls he designs for, changes form, but walks in beauty wherever he goes.
Whether you call it your sanctuary, retreat, oasis, or spa, the bath is unlike any other room in the house. It can be the most private and indulgent of spaces or a simple, public one in which guests need to feel comfortable. Today’s bath is an expression of personal style and priorities and the luxurious focal point of sophisticated interiors. Creating the perfect bath has become an obsession for homeowners and designers. Yet perhaps no room in the house requires as much forethought and planning as the bath. In The Perfect Bath, Barbara Sallick explores the process of designing a bathroom in great detail and with beautiful images. She shares exquisite, favorite, and esteemed baths, talks with top designers--including Suzanne Lovell, Pamela Shamshiri, Thomas O’Brien, Lee Mindel, Gil Schafer, Tim Clarke, and Steven Gambrel--about their work, and offers important, how-to advice for homeowners. Combining evocative, informative photography with an authoritative, engaging narrative, The Perfect Bath will be an essential, lasting resource.
Greenwich Style offers glimpse into the "quintessentially Greenwich" homes that are stately and elegant yet designed for the comforts of family life. Greenwich is one of the most desirable communities in the United States, with houses that epitomize the suburban tradition. With their handsome facades and elegant interiors, these homes provide inspiration to decorators and homeowners nationwide. More than almost any other community, Greenwich signifies a classic look, a way of living, and a state of mind. Cindy Rinfret’s successful Classic Greenwich Style was the first book to celebrate the style of this classically American town and bring its renowned look to a nationwide audience. Now, the beloved designer returns with an all-new selection of interiors that will appeal to a new generation of homeowners seeking elegant yet comfortable design. Specially commissioned photographs showcase the designer’s signature "young traditional" style: a warm blend of color, contemporary materials with traditional shapes, antiques with transitional pieces, English-style furnishings with family heirlooms, and spaces for entertaining and family life. In her own words, Rinfret offers an intimate look into these stunning interiors--including Rinfret’s own classically styled house, Laurel Hill--and shows how people who covet the look and style of Greenwich can create it for themselves.
From the lush foliage of the Dominican Republic to the graceful flowerbeds of America’s East Coast, the charming roses and clipped boxwood of England’s country manors, and the patterned parterres of France’s enchanting Provence region--Gardens of Style illustrates the symbiotic relationship between horticulture and haute couture and between nature’s beautiful forms and those found in interior design. For instance, the garden of former Hermès designer Nicole de Vésian is a sublime weave of patterns and textures, while the garden of Christian Dior features many of the roses that inspired his glamorous gowns. The result is an alluring compendium of designers’ gardens that delight and inspire readers in turn.
Renowned and beloved interior designer and tastemaker Charlotte Moss celebrates gracious hospitality in Charlotte Moss Entertains--from assembling striking place settings and arranging the table to hosting a dinner party or simply serving an elegant afternoon tea. Style icons are also conjured for their entertaining savvy: Pauline de Rothschild for her pioneering tabletop decoration, Marjorie Merriweather Post for her organizational precision, Lesley Blanch for her introduction of exotic delights to the table, and Elsie de Wolfe for her always-right recipes. Moss invites you into her world to discover how to make everyday an occasion.
Celebrating 50 years of America’s most beloved fashion brand, this book chronicles the legendary career trajectory of Ralph Lauren as documented by WWD. Synonymous with timeless American style, Ralph Lauren metamorphosed from a small collection of men’s neckties into a global empire offering everything from casual polo shirts and luxury womenswear to athletic apparel and home goods. WWD has chronicled the company’s every step since its founding in 1967, from that first wide necktie and iconic advertisements, to Lauren’s innovative venture into online media. Offering insight into this trailblazing visionary, Ralph Lauren: 50 Years of Fashion is an illustrated volume that details his meteoric rise and the highlights of his career.Through never-before-seen archival photographs and award-winning fashion writing and business articles from the pages of WWD, this volume showcases the brand’s most noteworthy achievements, how it has shaped the fashion industry, and its status as the arbiter of classic American style. Celebrating Ralph Lauren’s 50th anniversary, this book is a must-have for fashion aficionados, lovers of Americana, and everyone in between.
Creating settings where great art can live in harmony with the style of the interiors and provide an elegant and inviting living space for the collectors is the hallmark of James Aman’s design. The New Formal includes ten magnificent residences—landmark Park Avenue apartments and Upper East Side townhouses in New York as well as stunning properties in Greenwich, the Hamptons, and Palm Beach. Unlike many designers, Aman works exclusively with a small number of loyal clients whose trust he has gained over multiple projects. His portfolio in The New Formal offers an unprecedented glimpse into this rarified world.
In A Passion for Blue and White, Carolyne Roehm takes us inside her homes (including her former pied-à-terre in Paris) in never-before-seen photographs of these stunning rooms. She also reveals how she has used blue and white to magnificent effect outdoors in Connecticut around her pool and in her gardens—and even how she used the combination in designing a wedding for a friend. She provides inspiration for tabletop design, flower arranging, and gift-wrapping, suitable for all budgets. For anyone with a passion for blue and white, here is the ultimate style guide and Carolyne Roehm’s most gorgeous book yet.
For all seasons and all occasions, a comprehensive entertaining book that provides the best ideas from such acclaimed establishments in North America as Blackberry Farm and Meadowood. The Art of Entertaining presents seventeen seasonal parties, both intimate and grand, held at a variety of Relais & Châteaux venues. These hospitality insiders, who transform their properties into perfect settings, share their ideas for creating parties that can be translated to every home. The themes, floral choices, festive table displays, recipes for cocktails and dishes, and much more show you how to wow guests with unexpected touches. Set the mood for an elegant New Year’s Eve party by covering ceilings with gold balloons. To dazzle friends on the Fourth of July, make a cake in patriotic red, white, and blue and light sparklers on top. Create a cowboy-themed cookout with haystack seating and wildflowers. This beautifully photographed go-to tome will be embraced by hosts and hostesses seeking fresh inspiration from the most admired chefs and entertainers in America.
Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People takes you to the private realms of style-makers around the world. Lavishly illustrated in full color, this book features thirty-six spectacular houses and gardens—whose owners come from the worlds of fashion, music, art, and society—drawing on stories from the pages of Vogue and Vogue Living as well as never-before-published images by iconic photographers.
Seen first at One Kings Lane: The first book from interior designer Mark D. Sikes is a celebration of American style today, showcasing chic and accessible ideas for every home. Modern and unfussy, Mark D. Sikes’s interiors are classic takes on California indoor/outdoor living, with natural fibers and crisp coloration, informed and influenced by the fashion world where he began his career. Each chapter presents light-filled images of the designer’s looks and offers the reader inspiration and advice. As famed film director Nancy Meyers writes in the book’s foreword, this is a book that shows design lovers "how classic can look fresh, how style and comfort go hand-in-hand." Each copy is hand-signed by the author.
Celebrate what’s beautiful about traditional style while breaking some of its rules. Take a page out of a designer’s book and add your own sense of relaxed whimsy and exuberant personality to create spaces that are versatile, original, and truly livable.That’s designer Celerie Kemble’s philosophy in a nutshell. It’s all about blending a classic sensibility with a dose of irreverence and a dollop of humor to achieve a home that’s tasteful, eclectic, always evolving, and always welcoming. Celerie takes you by the hand, gives you a detailed look at many of her signature interiors, and enthusiastically reassures you that, with the right information and attitude, you can overcome challenges and artfully achieve the ultimate design goal--a perfect blend of beauty and comfort. From finding inspiration in childhood memories, current trends, and favorite belongings to working around real-life design dilemmas (such as a lack of space or light, or awkward floor plans) to selecting just the right furnishings (including rugs, lamps, and accessories), Celerie Kemble: To Your Taste infectiously proves that when making a beautiful home, the process is the best part.
A grand black-railed staircase descends onto an entry floor of large black and white tiles; a modern, white-walled living room is accented by dramatic black sliding doors and a well-placed gray chair. For Celerie Kemble and her acclaimed designer peers, the possibilities of black and white home decor are endless and suit any aesthetic. In Black and White (and a Bit in Between), Celerie welcomes readers into more than 75 homes with striking black-and-white decor, sharing advice on choosing the best paints and finishes; adding patterns, accessories, and collections; building an entire room scheme based on inspiration from nature; and even choosing the perfect accent colors.
Yoga has the power of transformation. Not only does it strengthen bodies and calm minds, but with a little imagination, it can show us that anything is possible. New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds teams up with author and certified Yoga instructor Susan Verde in this book about creativity and the power of self-expression. I Am Yoga encourages children to explore the world of Yoga and make room in their hearts for the world beyond it.
Whale swims through the ocean all day, wearing a poster advertising the big upcoming art exhibition. He visits the eel who wriggles abstract patterns in the sand, the squid who paints with ink, and the hammerhead shark who builds sculptures from salvage. Whale sees his friends' confidence and creativity and wishes he could be an artist too, but he doesn't know what to make and insists he's too ungainly to create art. Then one day, with the unexpected help of some bioluminescent plankton, he discovers his own distinct point of view and talent. From the award-winning author-illustrator of What Animals Really Like, hailed by School Library Journal as "sublime silliness," comes another inspiring tale about defying expectation and finding the artist within.
Join Sally as she experiences new friends, new smells, and new games on her seashore adventure. Adapted from the classic picture book Sally Goes to the Beach and illustrated in Huneck's frame-worthy art, this simplified text is perfect for animal-loving beach babies.
This charming picture book by the team that created City I Love introduces readers to playwriting and performing while sharing a unique and tender story of friendship. Best friends Kyle and Katie do everything together. When Kyle decides to write a play about a full moon, Katie decides she will write one about a star. But it is always more fun to do things together, so when they decide to combine their two plays to create Full Moon and Star, the outcome is a beautiful collaboration and an over-the-moon testament to their friendship.
It’s hard to be discreet when you’re a whale (or a preschooler). With relatable obviousness, Whaley Whale engages in a lighthearted game of hide-and-seek with the reader. Is she on the table? Is she behind the door? This methodical progression builds an anticipation that delights young readers, while the unmistakable foreshadowing keeps parents giggling along.
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.
From its world-renowned resorts, dreamy estates, and flashy cars to its endless shopping opportunities and impeccable golf courses, In the Spirit of Palm Beach presents a full spectrum of everything the island can offer.
“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.
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.
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.
Learning to cook has never been simpler--or more delicious--thanks to The Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School. All nine chapters center on a different key lesson. In the eggs chapter, readers will learn about timing and temperature while poaching, frying, and scrambling; in the soups chapter, they will learn to layer flavors through recipes like Green Curry with Chicken. The rigorously tested recipes--including wholesome lunches, dinner-party showstoppers, and delectable desserts--will become part of your daily cooking knowledge. Beautiful photographs show both the finished dishes and how-to techniques with helpful illustrations for further guidance.