Abecédaires Brodés-Du Modele a Louvrage by Catherine Pouchelon. Rare volume, in French, lavishly illustrated in color. Depicts cross-stitch embroidery from the 17th century through the 19th century. Hardcover, published in 2001.
Designer Howard Slatkin is known for the luxurious interiors he creates for clients and himself around the world, where he works with gifted artisans and craftsmen to create rooms of quality and beauty. His recently released book Fifth Avenue Style, featuring photographs by Tria Giovan, is an album of his 16-room apartment in New York, and illustrates his creative process, love of details and interest in creating deeply personal spaces.