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Axel Vervoordt: Living with Light
In the new book "Axel Vervoordt: Living with Light", the art of harmonious living is extolled through twenty bespoke interiors designed by the Axel Vervoordt company. Each room incorporates natural elements—light, water, metal, wood—blended with a modern aesthetic and punctuated with fine art. The Vervoordt concept of the home is revealed through a refined balance between art and nature to create timeless living spaces. The range of featured properties includes homes by the sea as well as in urban and rural locations, demonstrating a breadth of styles possible within the essential Vervoordt design principles. These exceptional residences are rich with inspirational ideas to incorporate into your own home so that you can celebrate your living space in the singular Vervoordt style. Axel Vervoordt: Living with Light Written by Axel Vervoordt Photographed by Laziz Hamani Publisher: Flammarion US Price: $75.00 ISBN: 978-2-08-020159-1 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9782080201591
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The Stories They Tell: Artifacts from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum
"The Stories They Tell", a new book published by Rizzoli, features a powerful collection of artifacts from the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. This poignant selection of artifacts—and their stories—from September 11 provides an official, lasting record of that day's experience. In this video, take a behind-the-scenes look at these artifacts and their history from 9/11 family members, survivors, and first responders. In both text and photography, the story of September 11 is told through a selection of powerfully moving artifacts from the 9/11 museum's collection that serve as touchstones to the day and its aftermath. From crushed FDNY trucks to the steel that was pierced as planes struck the Twin Towers, from victims' property pulled from the wreckage and returned to families (who later donated the property to the museum) to spontaneous memorials collected from around Ground Zero, the array of objects tell complex and often surprising stories. Poignant artifacts as monumental as the Vesey Street staircase—which offered an escape for thousands fleeing the towers—and as intimate as a loved one's wedding band or last recorded phone message are selected to illuminate people's experiences during and after September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993. The mission of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum is to bear solemn witness to the terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center. The museum honors the nearly 3,000 victims of these attacks and all those who risked their lives to save others. It further recognizes the thousands who survived and all who demonstrated extraordinary compassion in the aftermath. The Stories They Tell: Artifacts from the National September 11 Memorial Museum Edited by Alice M. Greenwald and Clifford Chanin Foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg Contribution by National 9/11 Memorial Museum Introduction by Joe Daniels On Sale: September 10, 2013 Hardcover: $35.00 (ISBN: 978-0-8478-4171-4) Paperback: $19.95 (ISBN: 978-0-8478-4133-2) To learn more, visit: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847841714 To learn more about the Museum, visit: http://www.911memorial.org
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The Drawing Room: English Country House Decoration
The English drawing room is one of the most important rooms in an English country house, and thus great attention has been paid to preserving the decoration of this most elegant of spaces: the center of life in the English countryside and the epitome of English country house decoration. "The Drawing Room: English Country House Decoration", the new book from Rizzoli, offers privileged access to fifty of the finest drawing rooms of country houses and historic townhouses—many still in private hands—including Althorp, Attingham, and Knepp Castle. Through these sumptuous rooms, readers experience a history of English decorating from the sixteenth century to the present day, including the work of design legends such as David Hicks, Nancy Lancaster, John Fowler, and David Mlinaric. Specially commissioned photographs capture the entirety of each room, as well as details of furniture, architectural elements, artwork, collections, and textiles, creating a visually seductive book that will inspire interior designers and homeowners interested in the widely popular classic English look. The Drawing Room: English Country House Decoration Written by Jeremy Musson, Foreword by Julian Fellowes, Photographed by Paul Barker On Sale: September 16, 2014 Publisher: Rizzoli US Price: $60.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4333-6 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847843336
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Insider fashion tips from Ines de la Fressange, author of 'Parisian Chic'
Celebrity model Inès de la Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and a timeless allure. France's icon of chic, de la Fressange shares her personal tips for living with style and charm, gleaned from decades in the fashion industry. She offers specific pointers on how to dress like a Parisian, including how to mix affordable basics with high-fashion touches, and how to accessorize. Her step-by-step do's and don'ts are accompanied by fashion photography, and the book is personalized with her charming drawings. Inès also shares how to bring Parisian chic into your home, and how to insert your signature style into any space. To learn more about Flammarion's new book Parisian Chic, visit http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9782080200730
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Never Stop to Think... Do I Have a Place for This?
In an age of picture-perfect interior design, best-selling author Mary Randolph Carter celebrates her highly personal and creative approach to decor, illustrating how to live stylishly with the many items you want to treasure forever. Carter's newest book indulges our desire to surround ourselves with belongings that impart beauty and meaning to our lives. Whether you are passionate about flea market thrifting, have a collection of pedigreed antiques, or simply find inspiration among the castoffs in your attic, this book is a tribute to making artful interiors with your acquisitions. With her trademark style and love of heirlooms and beautiful old objects, Carter delves into the interiors of real-life tastemakers (antique dealers, fashion designers, artists, and boutique owners) to explore how our homes are the perfect canvas for our self-expression. Chock-full of ideas and inspiration, this book exalts in the beauty of bounty and is sure to delight Carter's legions of fans. About the Author Mary Randolph Carter is an author, photographer, designer, and longtime creative director for Ralph Lauren. She is the author of "A Perfectly Kept House is the Sign of Misspent Life", "For the Love of Old", and the "Junk" books, a series of books on discovering and using flea market and antique finds to bring something new to interior design. Never Stop to Think... Do I Have a Place for This Written by Mary Randolph Carter Photographed by Carter Berg Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4235-3
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Seven Sisters Style: The All-American Preppy Look
The first beautifully illustrated book exclusively dedicated to the female side of preppy style by American college girls. The Seven Sisters—a prestigious group of American colleges, whose members include fashion icons such as Katharine Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy, Ali MacGraw, and Meryl Streep—perfected a look that spoke to a lifestyle filled with education, travel, and excitement. Their style, on campus and off, was synonymous with an intelligence and American grace that became a marker of national pride and status all over the world. "[The college girl's] contribution to fashion is as American as Coca-Cola, baseball and hitch-hiking," announced Harper's Bazaar in 1935. Was the Seven Sisters girl an East Coast Ivy Leaguer? A geek or a goddess? Radical or conservative? A tomboy or an American princess? In many ways, she was all of these and more. This book presents a treasure trove of images, including those from the archives of the Seven Sisters colleges that illustrate their legacy and enduring reverberations on and off the runway, in Hollywood, and in popular culture. Seven Sisters Style: The All-American Preppy Look Written by Rebecca C. Tuite Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $35.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4217-9 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847842179
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Bunny Yeager's Darkroom: Pin-up Photography's Golden Era
"Though some will try to deny it, I believe that every woman, at some time in her life, has had or will have the desire to pose nude." —Bunny Yeager Snap, click, sizzle! Once the exclusive realm of the male, pin-up photography was invaded mid-century by a shapely young miss who could, and would, model for her own photographs. "Bunny Yeager's Darkroom" presents her story in her own words and, of course, her own photographs. The only female pin-up photographer of her day, Bunny Yeager was also a model in her own right. After winning several beauty pageants in Miami, Yeager went to photography school, and in 1955, she hit the jackpot with her shot of Bettie Page scantily clad in a Santa hat which sold instantly to the fledgling Playboy magazine. "Bunny Yeager's Darkroom" gathers more than 250 lens-fogging photographs embodying the naughty girl-next-door eroticism of pin-up culture. Culled from Yeager's extensive archive, the collection includes her most iconic shots of the legendary Bettie Page as well as many previously unpublished images, some of which have never even been scanned. Yeager's pioneering self-portraits and excerpts from her charming 1960s how-to manuals are featured alongside dozens of wholesome beauties shot in the studio and on location. Bunny Yeager's Darkroom: Pin-up Photography's Golden Era Author and Creative Director: Petra Mason Editor: Ellen Nidy Designed by Pure + Applied, New York. Foreword by Dita Von Teese Available worldwide online and in stores September 2012 Publisher: Rizzoli New York Price: $60.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-3855-4 To learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847838554# Or visit the "Bunny Yeager's Darkroom" Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/BunnyYeagersDarkroom
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A Thousand Days of Magic: Dressing Jacqueline Kennedy for the White House
"A Thousand Days of Magic: Dressing Jacqueline Kennedy for the White House" combines Cassini’s memoirs of working closely with Jacqueline Kennedy during her brief White House years, his fashion philosophies and ideas, and the iconography of the early 1960s style and energy of the Kennedy years. Jacqueline Kennedy’s selection of Oleg Cassini to design her personal wardrobe as First Lady was not only fashion history, but political history as well. As the creator of the "Jackie look," Cassini made the First Lady one of the best-dressed women in the world and a glamorous icon of the Kennedy era. During the 1000 days of the Kennedy administration, Cassini designed over 300 outfits for Jackie Kennedy—coats, dresses, evening gowns, suits, and day wear—and coordinated every aspect of her wardrobe, from shoes and hats to gloves and handbags. In this book, Cassini offers a fascinating and comprehensive view of his role as Jackie’s personal couturier, a position that allowed him unprecedented access to both Jackie and John Kennedy as a designer and a trusted friend. From the details of his first meetings with the First Lady to his thoughts on Jackie’s clothes and their legacy, Cassini’s recollections are far-ranging and informative. Also included are Cassini's original sketches accompanied by 200 color and black-and-white photographs of the First Lady as she tours India, France, England, and Italy, shows off the White House, and hosts state dinners and family gatherings. Public moments as well as private ones capture the great elegance and charm of one of the most admired and emulated women in the world.
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Megan Hess on the inspirations behind "Fashion House"
Australian illustrator Megan Hess' signature style of fashion illustration has made her a favorite with international fashion labels. In this video, Hess—the illustrator behind "Fashion House: Illustrated Interiors from the Icons of Style"—discusses her inspirations as an artist and what drives her to create her beautifully illustrated worlds. "Fashion House", published by Hardie Grant and distributed in the US by Rizzoli, is a collection of beautifully illustrated interiors celebrating the fashionable people who inhabit them. Within the pages of this book, you'll find the inspiration to recreate the decadent and indulgent interiors of fashion icons—past and present—from around the world. Discover the type of furniture they choose, the style of clothes they wear, and how they style a space. Learn the benefits of the eclectic chair, the portrait piece, the striking rug, the signature wallpaper, and the resident pet. Combining her love of fashion and interior design with her signature illustrations, Megan Hess has created a book of undeniable style sure to be adored.
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The Splendor of Cuba: 450 Years of Architecture and Interiors
Author Michael Connors discusses his new book "The Splendor of Cuba: 450 Years of Architecture and Interiors"—an unprecedented tour of stunning and architecturally significant Cuban palacios, mansions, and private homes that have been meticulously preserved, previously un-photographed, and inaccessible to visitors. At a time when more travelers are rediscovering Cuba, this lavishly illustrated volume offers a different view of the island's cultural achievements. It presents not the picturesque Cuba of Castro's era, with its derelict buildings and peeling paint, but the opulent world of the Spanish aristocracy of the colonial period. The photographs, shot exclusively for this book, show examples in each area of the island—from the interiors and exteriors in Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Santa Clara, Cienfuegos, and Pinar del R'o to close-up details of courtyards, balconies, galleries, balustrades, grilles, and louvered doors in Trinidad, Matanzas, and Holguin. To learn more about Rizzoli's "The Splendor of Cuba", visit: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847835676 Available October 2011.
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Tour British West Indies homes with Michael Connors, author of "British West Indies Style"
Tour the British West Indies with author Michael Connors—an expert in West Indies antiques—as he narrates these breathtaking photographs that capture the history and unique design of the English island's great houses. Michael Connors' new book "British West Indies Style" is a lavish account of the interiors, architecture, and lifestyle of the English colonial great houses and historic town houses in the Caribbean—from Antigua, Jamaica, Nevis, Barbados, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Kitts, Mustique to the less-traveled islands of Bequia and Dominica. ISBN: 978-0-8478-3307-8 For more information: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847833078
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Windsor Smith's "Homefront: Design for Modern Living"
Windsor Smith’s interior design aesthetic mixes glamour with modern practicality. In the new book "Windsor Smith Homefront: Design for Modern Living", Smith shares her fresh vision for modern life. Each chapter reflects one of her unique philosophies for creating beautiful, livable spaces, expressed through the homes she designs. Themes include how to bring balance—an essential ingredient to a beautiful, functional home—into rooms and spaces, as well as how to successfully combine new belongings with treasures from the past to create homes that reflect where we have come from, as well as where we wish to go. Whether it is repurposing a neglected dining room or expanding the role of the kitchen, "Windsor Smith Homefront" will guide readers to reclaiming their home’s best spaces and remaking them to suit a modern life. About the Author: Named by Veranda as one of the top 25 design influencers in their twenty-five-year history, Windsor Smith has created iconic homes for leaders in the entertainment and business worlds. Windsor Smith Homefront: Design for Modern Living Written by Windsor Smith Foreword by Gwyneth Paltrow On sale : April 7, 2015 Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $50.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4362-6 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847843626
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Man Ray, Lee Miller, and Muses throughout time...
American Lee Miller was a successful model before traveling to Paris to become the apprentice, lover, and muse of Man Ray; Nancy Cunard, British writer, heiress, and political activist, was a lover to numerous members of the twentieth century's art and literary circles, including Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot; Parisian-born artist and poet Dora Maar had a profound influence on her infamous lover, Pablo Picasso. While the lives of these women were very different in most aspects, they shared the ability to awaken fervor in and to influence the work of their Pygmalion painters, writers, or photographers. The book "Muses: Women Who Inspire" details the stories of thirty-three women who enthralled society's artistic geniuses and thus inspired the creation of some of the greatest works of the past two centuries. Muses: Women Who Inspire Written by Farid Abdelouahab Available October 2, 2012 Publisher: Flammarion Price: $49.95 ISBN: 978-2-08-020102-7 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9782080201027#
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Rachel Ashwell Presents "The World of Shabby Chic"
The essence of Shabby Chic is a timeless, romantic and charming interior filled with beautifully worn and well-loved objects, a consistent palette of pales and pastels with captivating surprises, flowers in abundance and the promise of enveloping comfort. Celebrating the now-iconic Shabby Chica-esthetic, where beautiful objects, consigned to the flea market, are loved to live again, the inspiring book "The World of Shabby Chic", takes us to the heart of the enduring appeal of brand creator Rachel Ashwell's creations. Going beyond home decoration, Shabby Chic has become a lifestyle and worldwide design movement. With more than 250 photographs, "The World of Shabby Chic" is a lavish, thorough and comprehensive volume demonstrating the diversity and evolving visual vocabulary of the well-loved phenomenon that is Shabby Chic. Rachel Ashwell The World of Shabby Chic: Beautiful Homes, My Story & Vision Written by Rachel Ashwell On sale: April 14, 2015 Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $45.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4494-4 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847844944
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A Look Back at Rizzoli Bookstore
Take a look back at Rizzoli Bookstore's previous home for twenty-nine years on 57th Street in New York City. For nearly fifty years New Yorkers and travelers from around the world have found at Rizzoli Bookstore a collection of books that always transcends expectations. Established in New York in 1964 Rizzoli moved in 1985 to its present location -- a six story townhouse exhibiting on its façade a sober classicism that belies the elegant interior within, where cast iron chandeliers, ornately decorated vaulting, and a luminous Diocletian window create a serene setting for booklovers amidst the rush of Midtown Manhattan. Our collection of books is specialized in illustrated subjects -- fashion, interior design, art, architecture, photography, design -- and literature, in Italian, French, Spanish, and English. But all subjects of general interest are represented and we carry a selection of European magazines and newspapers. We also carry a fine selection of compact discs and DVDs, and our selection of note cards and stationery is a constant delight to our customers. Rizzoli Bookstore is located at 31 West 57th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, in New York City. www.rizzolibookstore.com
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Elegant Simplicity at Home with Tricia Foley
Designer Tricia Foley is best known for her timeless classical style, characterized by clean lines, natural materials, and vintage furnishings—from flea-market finds to antiques—and a palette of calming hues of cream, ivory, and white. In this book, "Tricia Foley Life/Style: Elegant Simplicity at Home", Foley addresses such aspects of home design as selecting the perfect shade of white, setting up the pantry, bringing collected objects together, creating artful tabletops, organizing the home office, and much more. A collector—of china, of linens, of books—she explains that the only way to keep harmony is through editing. The designer provides a treasure trove of useful ideas, from her favorite storage products and essential items for the guest room to seasonal entertaining ideas and holiday decor. Foley’s romantic Long Island, New York, property—consisting of an eighteenth-century farmhouse and several outbuildings—serves as her personal laboratory and reflects a simple and well-designed style inherited from the basic tenets of Shaker design. Beautifully photographed, this inspiring book is a must-have for design-savvy individuals who desire a simple, but stylish, lifestyle. Tricia Foley Life/Style: Elegant Simplicity at Home Written by Tricia Foley Foreword by Isabella Rossellini On Sale: September 29, 2015 Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $45.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4641-2 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847846412&csrt=239019976806006398
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Havana Modern: Twentieth-Century Architecture and Interiors
The new book "Havana Modern: Twentieth-Century Architecture and Interiors" is a revealing collection of astonishingly fresh and undiscovered mid-century architecture and interiors in Havana. Caribbean design expert and historian Michael Connors leads the reader on an unprecedented tour in Havana of the stunning and architecturally important private homes and buildings that have been meticulously preserved, previously unphotographed, and mostly inaccessible to visitors. This lavish book represents the modern movement in Cuban architecture, from art nouveau and art deco to the flowering of high modernism just before the Revolution, spanning from the early 1900s to 1965. At a time when travelers are rediscovering Cuba, this volume offers a range of the city’s twentieth-century cultural achievements. "Havana Modern" is a pioneering book of modern design that shows a corner of the world where modern architecture thrived and has been carefully preserved. Havana Modern: Twentieth-Century Architecture and Interiors Written by Michael Connors Foreword by Ricardo Porro Photographed by Nestor Marti On sale: September 30, 2014 Publisher: Rizzoli US Price: $65.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4346-6 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847843466#
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Adventure Through the Princely House of Thurn und Taxis
The princely Thurn und Taxis estate is an enchanted palace where 1,000 years of history meets a thoroughly modern family. For 200 years the Thurn und Taxis family have called the palace of St. Emmeram home. Regarded as one of Germany’s finest examples of historic architecture, the Regensburg residence’s myriad rooms trace centuries of distinctive styles: a Romanesque-Gothic cloister built between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries, a neo-Renaissance marble staircase, a number of Rococo and neo-Rococo staterooms, and a Baroque library frescoed in 1737. In the new book "The House of Thurn und Taxis", celebrated photographer Todd Eberle captures the confluence of high art and grand architecture within the 500-room palace to reveal the curious tale of the Thurn und Taxis family. Complete with stately portraits and scenes of life at St. Emmeram, this monograph offers a glimpse into the world and glamour of one of the most important dynasties of the European aristocracy. About the Authors: Sir John Richardson is a British art historian and Picasso biographer; Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis is the matriarch of the princely house of the Thurn and Taxis; André Leon Talley is an author and contributing editor of Vogue; Alexander Count von Schoenburg is a journalist and author; Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis is an author and writer for Vogue. The House of Thurn und Taxis On sale: November 24, 2015 Publisher: Skira Rizzoli Price: $85.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4714-3 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847847143
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Vintage Industrial: Living with Machine Age Design
The new book "Vintage Industrial: Living with Machine Age Design" is an exquisitely illustrated celebration of this influential style that is now at the forefront of interior design. Vintage Industrial covers the period from 1900 to 1950, which produced the raw, functional aesthetic that has become a cornerstone of modern design. Chairs, tables, lamps, and modular storage were designed from new materials to be mass-produced, stackable, and adjustable to the developing needs of brand-new industries. These pieces are now highly popular among collectors and interior designers. This volume celebrates the engineers who shaped the industrial aesthetic as the unsung heroes of modern design and showcases their creations. By discovering ways to work iron and steel into functional forms, they sparked a revolution in the way we think about our built environment. Five chapters—on lighting, seating, tables, storage, and curiosities—describe the major innovations and designs from the period and include stunning photography depicting these objects in homes, workshops, factories, and warehouses. Meticulously curated, this elegant book is an informative style guide and source of inspiration for how to live with industrial design. Vintage Industrial: Living with Machine Age Design Written by Misha de Potestad Photographed by Patrice Pascal On Sale: October 7, 2014 Publisher: Rizzoli US Price: $45.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4232-2 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847842322
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Suzanne Kasler: Timeless Style
Suzanne Kasler is known for her classically inspired rooms, pretty palettes, and comfortable spaces. She brings Southern charm, European sensibility, and a respect for architectural details to her interiors. Her neutral palette, spiced with hits of color, creates warm spaces that are elegant yet inviting. Inspired by fashion, Kasler uses a scarf as a throw, adds grosgrain or satin banding to the bottom of a chair cover, accents draperies with Chanel-like piped borders, or embellishes a bed frame with delicate handpainted patterns. This beautiful new book, "Suzanne Kasler: Timeless Style", showcases a range of Kasler's projects—offering a wealth of original design ideas—and is a welcome addition to any library of interior design books. Suzanne Kasler: Timeless Style Written by Suzanne Kasler Publisher: Rizzoli US Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4100-4 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847841004
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"Billy Baldwin: The Great American Decorator": Narrated by author Adam Lewis
Billy Baldwin (1903--1983) was known as the "Dean of American Decorating," famous for his classical taste, streamlined modernism, and brilliant use of color. His work has influenced contemporary designers from Bunny Williams to Jeffrey Bilhuber, and his many notable clients included Bill and Deeda Blair, Babe and Bill Paley, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. In this slideshow of images from Rizzoli's "Billy Baldwin: The Great American Decorator"—the first fully illustrated account of the career of Billy Baldwin—author Adam Lewis offers his insight into one of the most important decorators of the twentieth century. http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847833672
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French Chic Living: Simple Ways to Make Your Home Beautiful
French houses ooze with charm—and their inhabitants, despite busy schedules, regularly entertain at home. What are the secrets for leading such a chic lifestyle? In this insightful tome, lavishly illustrated with images of a country residence in a romantic French town, de Dampierre shares her knowledge of ways to achieve a warm and inviting home. Her continental traditions make beautifying your house a joy. Household chores—from stocking the pantry to washing and storing delicate linens to cleaning wooden and stone surfaces—are discussed. Tips for adorning your home range from lining dresser drawers with pretty papers and enhancing them with homemade scents to creating delicate floral arrangements of fresh-cut blooms for pleasant accents throughout your rooms. Basic instructions are also provided for designing a simple and attractive aromatic kitchen garden full of herbs, fruit, and vegetables, whether on a plot of land or in attractive containers; its produce then becomes the basis for preparing fresh, seasonal recipes to share with family and friends. French Chic Living: Simple Ways to Make Your Home Beautiful Written by Florence de Dampierre Photographed by Tim Street-Porter On sale: October 13, 2015 Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $50.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4637-5 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847846375
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Guide for the Unlucky: A Pop-Up Book
Guide for the Unlucky is a charming interactive book that outlines the origin of the best-known unlucky charms—a broken mirror, a black cat crossing in front of you, an incorrectly buttoned shirt, cracks in the sidewalk, an inverted horseshoe—and how to avoid incurring misfortune from them. Designer Kyle Beans unique pop-engineering presents makes this a wonderfully artful gift for the person who could use a little help with their luck. ISBN: 978-0-7893-2066-7 $19.95 Available wherever books are sold. Music: Daniel Elms at www.oldboymusic.com
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Barbara Barry discusses her inspirations behind "Barbara Barry: Around Beauty"
Barbara Barry's work has long been praised for its quiet refinement, soothing palette, and graceful furnishings, as well as for its ravishing tailoring and coloring. In her first book, "Barbara Barry: Around Beauty", Barry explores her design philosophy, meditating on the transformative power of beauty. Through a discussion of her principles of good design—simplicity, proportion, and harmony—we discover how to apply these principles to our rooms and to our lives.Through page after page of gorgeous, subtle, feminine interiors, Barry explains her design process and shares thought-provoking stories. She discusses what inspires her, from the quality of light to the colors of nature, and illustrates how she utilizes nature in decoration. From the simple strength of a white plate to the sensual elegance of a well-made bed, Barry explains why a gracious life, a well-ordered life, a life around beauty is the only one worth living. Available: October 23, 2012 From Rizzoli New York Price: $65.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-3871-4 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847838714
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Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Photoshoot for Jill Greenberg's "Horses"
Best known for her amazingly anthropomorphic and affectionate portraits of monkeys and bears, Jill Greenberg turns her lens to horses for her new photographic collection. In the beautifully conceived book "Horses", Jill Greenberg captures the powerful, romantic, and enigmatic nature of horses in photographs that make these animals all the more otherworldly yet familiar. Transformed by Greenberg's lens, the horse's powerful physical beauty becomes a hyper-real vision, and her gorgeous prints seduce us in a subtle manner with their sensuous, painterly textures. Horses were Greenberg's first muse and love, and for this portfolio she returns to her original inspiration. Featuring stunning photographs of a range of horse breeds, from Friesians and Andalusians to Arabian stallions, Lusitanos, and thoroughbred performance horses, this book is a gorgeous tribute to these spirited and powerful creatures and the perfect gift for those officially and unofficially devoted to horses, horseback riding, and racing. Available October 2, 2012 From Rizzoli New York Price: $55.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-3866-0 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847838660
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Jeffrey Alan Marks: The Meaning of Home
The luxe homes designed by one of Bravo TV's Million Dollar Decorators Jeffrey Alan Marks demonstrate his breezy, tailored look. Jeffrey Alan Marks Inc. (JAM) specializes in residential and commercial interior design and architecture. Inspired by his Southern California outdoor lifestyle, Marks's trademark look is a synthesis of a fresh informality infused with sophisticated English and European accents. His joyous, comfortable spaces are known for their playful charm, vivid colors, and patterns. He contrasts natural materials, such as weathered driftwood, with sleek finishes. This book, "Jeffrey Alan Marks: The Meaning of Home", showcases a series of beautifully photographed residences revealing Marks's skill at capturing each client's personality, from a movie star's London townhouse full of eccentric furnishings to a charming Nantucket cottage with nautical embellishments. Marks explains how he made each project's room a sanctuary where all details are synchronized. Through collective imagery and intriguing collages, he demonstrates his creative process. Marks's favorite shopping addresses for fabrics, furniture, and antiques complete this inspiring volume.
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India Hicks: Island Style
A beautifully illustrated guide to achieving India Hicks' famously undone, gloriously bohemian decorating style. Born from British and design royalty, India Hicks has forged a design empire from her family’s enclave in the Bahamas. In "India Hicks: Island Style", she invites readers into her world, offering never-before-seen imagery and irresistible behind-the-scenes stories. Beginning with an uproarious reflection on India’s own design odyssey, the heart of the book is an in-depth exploration of her style. Timeless and under-decorated, her rooms combine carefree Caribbean culture with British colonial form and formality. In ten chapters, India walks the reader through the basics of capturing the look: the subtle palette of island life; the miracle of tablescaping; the warm anarchy of a family kitchen; the pleasure of porches; the drama of entertaining; bedrooms as places of self-expression; the "more is more" style of living with collections; the importance of repurposing; and creating spaces of sanctuary. Witty, richly prescriptive, beautifully photographed, this book will enchant readers with a glimpse of decorating in paradise. About the Author: India Hicks was born in England to famed decorator David Hicks and Lady Pamela Hicks. Her grandfather, Lord Mountbatten, was the last viceroy to India, granting their independence in 1947. She was a bridesmaid for the wedding of her godfather, Prince Charles, to Lady Diana. A celebrated model, India lives with her partner, David Flint Wood, and their five children on Harbour Island, in the Bahamas. India Hicks: Island Style Written by India Hicks Foreword by H.R.H The Prince of Wales On sale: March 31, 2015 Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $45.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4506-4 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847845064
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Cindy Crawford talks about writing her new book BECOMING
In "Becoming By Cindy Crawford", international supermodel Cindy Crawford chronicles her life and career, sharing stories and lessons learned, and featuring her most memorable images. In this video, Cindy discusses her inspiration and motivation behind writing "Becoming" that includes her personal journey into becoming the world-famous supermodel she is today. When looking back at her career, Cindy finds that the lessons she learned are universal and that true beauty comes from confidence and passion. In addition to her personal essays, the photographs found in "Becoming" span her entire career. Beginning from the mid 1980s, the images come from both Cindy’s personal archive and from the collections of every top name in fashion photography, including Annie Leibovitz, Arthur Elgort, Helmut Newton, Herb Ritts, Irving Penn, Patrick Demarchelier, and Richard Avedon, among others. A beautifully illustrated series of stories, "Becoming" is a smart and engaging book that sheds light into the life and work of an extraordinary woman. Becoming By Cindy Crawford Written by Cindy Crawford and Katherine O'Leary ON SALE NOW Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $50.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4619-1 LEARN MORE: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847846191
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Artist Jean-Philippe Delhomme on 'The Cultivated Life'
Jean-Philippe Delhomme, "the Parisian answer to the witty cartoons that appear in the New Yorker", talks about his new book 'The Cultivated Life'. From Rizzoli New York ISBN: 978-0-8478-3217-0 $30.00 Available wherever books are sold.
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All the Buildings in New York...That I've Drawn So Far
The new book "All the Buildings in New York" is a love letter to the city told through James Gulliver Hancock's unique and charming drawings of the city's diverse architectural styles and cityscape. His buildings are colorful and chock full of fun and offbeat details, and this book is full of new discoveries as well as old chestnuts for anyone who loves the Big Apple. Organized by neighborhoods, the book features iconic New York buildings, such as the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, and Flatiron Building, as well as the everyday buildings that make up New York City—the boutique shops in SoHo, timeless brownstones in Brooklyn, and rows of busy markets in Chinatown. New Yorkers and tourists alike will savor this one-of-a-kind volume that uniquely celebrates the energy and spirit of the city that never sleeps. All the Buildings in New York: That I've Drawn So Far by James Gulliver Hancock Available April 2, 2013 Published by Universe Price: $19.95 ISBN: 978-0-7893-2467-2 To learn more, or to look inside the book, visit: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780789324672
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Dinka: The Legendary Cattle Herders of South Sudan by Oscar Mann (Box 24501-00502, Kenya)
The legendary Dinka of Southern Sudan are one of the most outstanding groups of pastoralists on the African continent. Covered with ash and up to seven foot six inches tall, the Dinka were referred to as gentle giants by the early explorers. Living in perfect harmony with their cattle, they believe their animals are their essential link to God. During the dry season they move their herds in search of pasture through the vast swamplands of the River Nile, crossing its many tributaries and surviving on the milk of their cattle. Numbering more than two million and one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa, the Dinka are also among the least touched by western ways. Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith have spent a lifetime studying the peoples of the Horn of Africa, and have published their photography in a series of acclaimed books as well as major magazine features. This short video film was made by Oscar Mann, a film maker based in Kenya, who accompanied the two photographers during their 2006 fieldtrip to Southern Sudan. "Dinka: The Great Cattle Herders of the African Sudan," from Rizzoli New York, is a landmark documentation of this vanishing people in war-torn Sudan. Available September 14, 2010 ISBN: 978-0-8478-3497-6 $75.00
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The Best of Flair: The First Magazine That Became An Art Form
This highly sought-after volume detailing one of the most influential magazines of the twentieth century is now back in print at a newly affordable price. In 1950, Fleur Cowles established what would become one of the most important and talked about magazines ever created. Critically lauded for its sharp mix of clothes, literature, art, travel, decor, theater, and humor, Flair made publishing history with its combination of eclectic editorial content and lavish production quality. Recalled as "the first magazine that became an art form," The Best of Flair is a compilation of the magazine's best content as chosen by the woman who created it. Along with its distinctive production values, Flair also features interviews and contributions from some of the most noted artists and celebrities of the past fifty years, including Lucian Freud, Jean Cocteau, Tallulah Bankhead, Saul Steinberg, Salvador Dalí, Simone de Beauvoir, Walker Evans, James Michener, Ogden Nash, Gypsy Rose Lee, Clare Boothe Luce, George Bernard Shaw, John O'Hara, Margaret Mead, and Tennessee Williams. Now, more than ten years after this book was first published by Rizzoli, and more than fifty years after the magazine ceased publication, this facsimile edition offers the same ingenious bookmaking of its predecessor, including: Exterior features: Clamshell case Die-cut jacket Interior features: 4 eight-page gatefolds with die-cuts 5 sixteen-page booklets 18 pages with die-cuts 2 ten-page accordion folder leaflets Notable names who were interviewed or wrote for the magazine and have been included in the book are: Lucien Freud Jean Cocteau Tallulah Bankhead Saul Steinberg Salvador Dali Simone De Beauvoir Walker Evans James Michener Ogden Nash Gypsy Rose Lee Clare Booth Luce George Bernard Shaw John O'Hara Margaret Mead Tennessee Williams THE BEST OF FLAIR Edited by Fleur Cowles, Foreword by Dominick Dunne On Sale: September 2, 2014 Publisher: Rizzoli US Price: $125.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4395-4 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847843954
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Photographer Tom Mangelsen talks about The Natural World
Photographer Tom Mangelsen talks about his work and the making of the upcoming Rizzoli title The Natural World. A must-see for any nature or photography enthusiast. ISBN: 978-0-7893-2070-4 $75.00 Available September 14, 2010 from Rizzoli New York
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Take a tour with Chris Madden of her new book "The Soul of a House"
Take a tour led by Chris Madden of her home outside of New York City--a fabulous 100-year-old carriage house--and her family's getaway in the mountains of Vermont. Both are a preview to Chris Madden's 17th book "The Soul of a House", from Rizzoli New York. This is the first book focused on her design philosophy, and how to achieve her comfortable, chic style. Organized by type of room, each house is explored—from entryways to bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, mudrooms, greenhouses, and terraces, as well as specialty rooms like yoga studios and a man's study—through rich photography and dozens of practical styling tips. Readers learn how to layer fabrics and colors for seasonal decorating; how to repurpose materials; and how to recognize a room's quality of light. Also featured are sidebars on caring for guests, collecting, and living in an old house versus a modern house. An avid gardener, Madden explores the way outdoor space frames and supports a house. This lush and elegant volume is an eminently practical resource of ideas for creating rooms in which to celebrate family, entertain friends, and provide personal sanctuary. Available October 2010 978-0-8478-3370-2 $45.00
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America's Great Hiking Trails
A hiker’s dream bucket list is embodied in this lavishly illustrated celebration of more than 50,000 miles of America’s most iconic trails, including Appalachian, Pacific Crest, Continental Divide, North Country, Ice Age, Potomac Heritage, Florida, Natchez Trace, Arizona, Pacific Northwest, New England, and more. Celebrating the forty most important trails in America, this book takes the reader through forty-nine states and eight national parks. Literally tens of millions of tourists and hikers visit these trails each year, some of which wind through the country’s most scenic natural wonders and virtually every major ecosystem in America. Each featured trail has its own section, complete with a map and photo gallery, and the reader explores what makes it one of the most magnificent hiking experiences anywhere in the world. Trail histories accompany detailed hiker-friendly descriptions that highlight the most scenic spots, with suggestions for shorter weekend and day hikes. The stunning photographs take the reader on a visual adventure conducted by Bart Smith, the first person to hike all eleven National Scenic Trails from end to end. America’s Great Hiking Trails is perfect for anyone interested in outdoor recreation and conservation. America's Great Hiking Trails Written by Karen Berger Foreword by Bill McKibben Contributions by Partnership National Trail System Photographed by Bart Smith On Sale: September 2014 Publisher: Rizzoli US Price: $50.00 ISBN: 978-0-7893-2741-3 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780789327413
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The Pop-Up Book of Ships: A Maritime History
"The Pop-Up Book of Ships" is a dramatic pop-up journey into the worlds maritime past. Colorful, informative, and fun, "The Pop-Up Book of Ships" adeptly showcases maritime adventure and lure of the sea, and is a fascinating book for sailors and seamen of all ages. From Universe Publishing, an imprint of Rizzoli Publications ISBN: 978-0-7893-1862-6 $40.00 Available at your favorite bookseller.
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The Last Great Wild Places: Wildlife Photography by Thomas D. Mangelsen
"The Last Great Wild Places" is a collection of unparalleled photographs—spanning forty years and seven continents—by Thomas D. Mangelsen, one of the world’s foremost wildlife photographers. Driven by a passion for sharing and preserving the Earth’s last great wild places, Mangelsen is as much a conservationist as a natural history photographer and artist. From majestic elephants and giraffes on the plains of Kilimanjaro to polar bears in the Arctic, and from mountains and prairies to primordial jungles, Mangelsen invites us to witness fleeting wildness. "The Last Great Wild Places" is a record of the Earth’s last great locales, one that will inspire present and future generations with the message that what we have can, and must, be saved. About the Author: Thomas D. Mangelsen is among the most distinguished natural history photographers in the world, and his honors include being named Conservation Photographer of the Year by Nature’s Best Photography. His work has been published widely, including in National Geographic and American Photo, as well as exhibited in museums and galleries. The Last Great Wild Places: Forty Years of Wildlife Photography by Thomas D. Mangelsen by Thomas D. Manglesen Text by Todd Wilkinson Foreword by Jane Goodall On sale: October 14, 2014 Published by: Rizzoli US Price: $95.00 ISBN: 978-0-7893-2742-0 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780789327420
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Author Susanna Salk discusses "C.Z. Guest: American Style Icon"
Celebrated for her beauty and personal style, C.Z. Guest transcended eras to become an enduring figure of good taste. A grande dame of high society, she lived the good life and was photographed by such legends as Irving Penn, Cecil Beaton, John Rawlings, and Slim Aarons. Despite her patrician upbringing, C.Z. was surprisingly modern, exerting influence over America's cultural landscape for fifty years, whether attending her close friend Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, dancing at Studio 54, or partying at Andy Warhol's Factory. Exploring her continuing influence in the spheres of society, fashion, and interiors, Rizzoli's book "C.Z. Guest: American Style Icon" is full of stunning images, from her days as a young bride, photographed by Henri Cartier-Bresson, to her family life on her Long Island estate, Templeton, to her accomplishments as a gardener and her impeccable gardens, to her prominence in society, keeping company with everyone from Diego Rivera, Cecil Beaton, and Diana Vreeland to the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. With insightful contributions by today's top tastemakers, this is the first book on C.Z. Guest and a must for devotees of fashion and style. C.Z. Guest: American Style Icon Written by Susanna Salk Contribution by Peter Duchin, Liz Smith and Joan Rivers Introduction by William Norwich Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $75.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-3971-1 To learn more, or to look inside the book, visit: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847839711
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Wanderlust: Interiors That Bring the World Home
Wanderlust: Interiors That Bring the World Home by Michelle Nussbaumer On Sale: September 20, 2016 Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $50.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4891-1 The first book from designer Michelle Nussbaumer features her dramatically lush interiors and shows readers how spaces can be inspired by travel and filled with treasures from around the world. As a curator who discovers exquisite treasures all over the world for her projects, Michelle Nussbaumer has a signature style, in multilayered rooms that mix periods with antique textiles, embroideries and weavings, unconventional furniture, and global art. The result is unique interiors that might recall 1940s glamour or nineteenth-century England. Her first book, organized by mood and style, showcases interiors that range from calm to bold, and from rustic to exotic. Her sumptuous interiors—eclectic in style and influenced by the designer’s travels from Paris and Rome to Africa, Mexico, and China—provide alluring inspiration for design aficionados. Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847848911 About the Authors: MICHELLE NUSSBAUMER’s design career began in Rome, where expats fell in love with the villa she had decorated and sought her out as a guide to Italian treasures. After moving to Los Angeles, Nussbaumer opened her design business and chic antique shop in La Brea. A decade later, she returned to Dallas and opened her celebrated shop Ceylon et Cie. Her work has been featured in Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Architectural Digest, Veranda, Marie Claire, House & Garden, and the New York Times. HUTTON WILKINSON is an interior decorator, master jeweler, and design authority. Music: Jason Farnham
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Colt: The Revolver of the American West
Look inside "Colt: The Revolver of the American West", the new book featuring the 100 most significant Colt revolvers from the world's finest collection. The Colt Single Action Revolver "won the West" by being the gun of choice on the American frontier, used by everyone from settlers and Native Americans to law-enforcement officers and outlaws. As a result of their shared history, the Colt revolver and the American West will forever be connected. Over its twenty-five-year history, the Autry National Center has compiled the finest assemblage of more than 500 Colt revolvers in the world, including the Colt Industries corporate collection. In this book, the Autry's curator has selected the 100 most important examples to document and celebrate the history of Samuel Colt's revolutionary invention. Colt: The Revolver of the American West Written by Jeffrey Richardson Preface by Lt. Gen. William M. Keys, USMC (Ret.) Foreword by Beverly Haynes On sale: October 1, 2013 Price: $45.00 ISBN: 978-0-7893-2710-9 To learn more, visit: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780789327109
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Misty Copeland: Photographs of the Iconic Ballerina
Misty Copeland Foreword by Misty Copeland Photographed by Gregg Delman On Sale: September 27, 2016 Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $39.95 ISBN: 978-0-8478-4971-0 This stunning volume of photographs captures the sculpturally exquisite and iconic ballerina. Misty Copeland has single-handedly infused diversity and personality into the insular world of ballet, creating an unexpected resurgence of appreciation within contemporary popular culture. Her story is famously what movies are made of, and in 2015 she became an icon and household name when she became the first African-American female principal dancer in the long and prestigious history the American Ballet Theatre. Copeland’s physique is what sculptures are modeled on, heralding the new physical ideal of strength and athleticism, beauty and grace. This book is a collection of gorgeous, artful photographs by celebrated photographer Gregg Delman, taken in many studio visits from 2011 through 2014. Delman’s talent for capturing movement is reflected in these images, which range from formal ballet positions to more athletic poses and candid moments, all together building an intimate portrait of Copeland as an athlete, an artist, and a woman. With striking and vibrant color photographs, this incredibly intimate volume is a visual tribute to the brilliant mystique of Misty Copeland, showcasing both her grace and strength. Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847849710 Music: the 126ers
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A Closer Look at "The Princess Bride: A Celebration"
One of the most hilarious, romantic, adventurous, and best-loved movies of all time, "The Princess Bride" is a touchstone in the lives of generations of moviegoers. Now, for the first time, millions of fans will have the opportunity to own the first book to celebrate the magic and memories of the seminal film. This book is a treasure trove of images from everyone's most-loved moments, as well as never-before-seen behind-the-scenes photographs, script pages, production designs, and reminiscences from cast and crew. "The Princess Bride", written by William Goldman, is a timeless story set in the mythic land of Florin, where Princess Buttercup and her true love, Westley, must face kidnappers, vengeful swordsmen, an evil prince, a fire swamp, and rodents of unusual size. Its hilarious and exciting storyline, set within the loving framework of a grandfather reading to his grandson, made the film a box-office hit and pop culture phenomenon. The film starred Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, André the Giant, Wallace Shawn, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, and Peter Falk. It is best known for being an undeniably loved, oft-quoted piece of American cinematic history. Fans will find it "inconceivable" that it has been twenty-five years since Westley and Inigo Montoya first stormed the castle. This official celebration is a must-have—the perfect way for fans of all ages to relive the film over and over again. Available September 25, 2012 From Universe Publishing Price: $35.00 ISBN: 978-0-7893-2442-9 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780789324429
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Fashion Photographer Antonio Lopez: Fashion, Art, Sex, and Disco
"I'm from the generation that came to New York to meet their idols. In my case it was Andy Warhol and Antonio Lopez." —Anna Sui Best known for dazzling illustrations in Women's Wear Daily, Vogue, the New York Times, Interview, and for high fashion labels, Antonio Lopez (1943--1987) was a major force in the fashion world for three decades. In the '60s, Lopez's vibrant illustrations helped usher youth culture into the pages of magazines, setting a new, free-flowing, sexually liberated standard for fashion imagery. Living in Paris during the 70s with his creative partner Juan Ramos, Lopez launched the modeling careers of Jerry Hall, Grace Jones, and Jessica Lange, among others, and worked with design royalty like Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent. Returning to New York City in 1976, Antonio documented the sexy influence of athletic-wear, puffy, down coats, and break-dancing style, inspiring such designers as Norma Kamali and Anna Sui. Lopez produced an incredible number of drawings, illustrations, paintings, photographs, and fantastic mixed-media journals. The book "Antonio Lopez: Fashion, Art, Sex, and Disco" showcases his most iconic works, as well as never-before-seen photos, behind-the-scenes Polaroids, letters, and ephemera which, together, provide an understanding of the career trajectory of an extraordinarily talented artist. Antonio Lopez: Fashion, Art, Sex, and Disco Written by Roger Padilha and Mauricio Padilha Contributions by Bill Cunningham, Anna Sui, and Andre Leon Talley Available: September 4, 2012 Publisher: Rizzoli New York US Price: $65.00 ISBN: 978-0-8478-3792-2 To learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847837922
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Green Kitchen Travels: Healthy Vegetarian Food Inspired by Our Adventures
David, Luise, and Elsa are a family who love to travel. Hungry to see and taste more of the world, they had embarked on an around-the-world trip by the time Elsa was just 7 months old. They slept on a friend’s couch in Brooklyn, hunted for a vegetarian restaurant in Beijing, and were mesmerized by the street food in Vietnam. By the time David and Luise returned home, their daughter had learned to walk and their minds and bellies were full with food inspiration. Take inspiration from their travels and start the day with indulgent almond pumpkin waffles from San Francisco, tuck into a raw bean sprout pad thai from Thailand for lunch, and a Sri Lankan vegetable curry for supper. David and Luise have you spoiled for choice with desserts, featuring cheesecake, raw tiramisu, and a sweet roti pancake. With easy-to-find ingredients and simple instructions, these recipes are sure to be a success. With stunning photography and food styling, as well as personal anecdotes and images from the authors’ travels, The Green Kitchen: Food From Our Travels shares modern and inspiring vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free recipes. About the Authors: David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl are the faces behind the hugely successful blog Green Kitchen Stories, winner of the Saveur Best Special Diets Blog in 2013.
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Martyn Lawrence Bullard discusses his work and his new book "Live, Love & Decorate"
Dubbed the "Designer to the Stars," Martyn Lawrence Bullard moved from London to Los Angeles to pursue acting but became a star decorator instead. His designs for celebrity clients' homes are inspiring in their chic yet sumptuous styles, including Sir Elton John's luxurious apartment with a python-skin bed, green lacquered walls, and mirrored cabinets; Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo's hip Mediterranean villa in the Hollywood Hills; Cher's residences in Malibu and Beverly Hills; and Tamara Mellon's New York City penthouse that dazzles with bold artwork and color. With a knack for beautiful and dramatic spaces that don't sacrifice comfort, "Live, Love & Decorate" reveals Lawrence Bullard's know-how for creating a sensational home. Martyn Lawrence Bullard has received multiple honors including AD 100 and International Designer of the Year in 2010. In 2011, and he starred in the television show "Million Dollar Decorators," now filming its second season. To learn more, or to look inside the book, visit: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847836765 AVAILABLE NOW from Rizzoli New York
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Animal Kingdom: A Collection of Portraits
Acclaimed photographer Randal Ford's work celebrates our love of animals through his engaging studio portraits of the animal kingdom. Bird and animal lovers are drawn to the powerful and emotionally engaging images that seem to reveal the individual character of the animals. Ford worked with a wide range of animals for this book that come from a variety of places, from rescue habitats to personal owners to zoos to working farms. But regardless of where the animals come from, Ford maintains the highest standards for their well being and safety. He only works with owners who treat their animals with the utmost love and respect. Elegantly designed and packaged, the book "Animal Kingdom: A Collection of Portraits" is the perfect gift and addition to the home of any lover of animals or fine photography. Proceeds from sales of the book to benefit Project Survival's Cat Haven. --------------- Randal Ford's works have appeared on the cover of Time, Texas Monthly, and Communication Arts, the advertising industry's most prestigious publication. Among other accolades, his animal photographs were awarded first place and best of show in the fine art category in the prestigious International Photo Awards competition in 2017. Project Survival's Cat Haven is an innovative park dedicated to the preservation of wild cats. While some of the cats at Project Survival have been orphaned in the wild or have needed to be re-homed due to varying circumstances, they do not call themselves a sanctuary.
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James Prosek: "Ocean Fishes: Paintings of Saltwater Fish"
"Ocean Fishes" presents the captivating watercolors of James Prosek, the artist the New York Times calls "the Audubon of the fishing world." In this new book, this renowned naturalist, artist, and fisherman captures thirty-five of the most pursued game fish—from striped bass to tarpon, swordfish to bonefish—as well as many creatures that share these marine ecosystems. These rich, highly detailed watercolors painted specifically for this volume reflect Prosek's individual experience with each single fish: the artist traveled the world to experience firsthand each species just out of the water before the fish lost their true colors. The original works are life-size portraits (from a 14-inch porgy to a 12-foot blue marlin), and this book includes details from the originals reproduced at full size to give a sense of scale. This book is a must-have for saltwater anglers, conservationists, art lovers, and anyone passionate about the beauty of the coastline and the mysteries swimming off its shores. Available October 9, 2012 From Rizzoli New York Price: $39.95 ISBN: 978-0-8478-3907-0 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847839070 This book is also available in a LIMITED EDITION volume that includes a limited edition print suitable for framing and signed by the artist, James Prosek. The book for the deluxe limited editon will be bound in a special case embossed with the outline of one of Prosek's iconic fish. The book and print will be nestled together in a beautiful cloth clamshell case featuring a tipped-on image on top and a silk pull ribbon within. To learn more about the Limited Edition, visit: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847839384
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The Real Downton Abbey: At Home at Highclere Castle
Written by the current lady of the manor, "At Home at Highclere" gives complete access to the world-renowned historic Highclere Castle, the famed setting for Downton Abbey. Long the Carnarvon fami­ly’s ancestral country seat, Lady Fiona Carnarvon invites readers inside Highclere as she describes how to entertain in the style of a stately English country house: the etiquette of the invi­tation, multi-course meals, correct seating arrange­ments, proper attire, and setting the table. She highlights four real-life historic weekend parties from over a seventy-year period during which Highclere hosted an ever-changing cast of notable figures, exploring how society and enter­taining changed decade by decade. "At Home at Highclere" explores changing menus, fashionable cocktails of the day, and includes adaptations for recipes which can be used for entertaining in the present day. At Home at Highclere: Entertaining at the Real Downton Abbey Written by The Countess of Carnavon ON SALE NOW Publisher: Rizzoli Price: $37.50 ISBN: 978-0-8478-6097-5 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847860975
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Muriel Brandolini discusses her new book "The World of Muriel Brandolini"
Muriel Brandolini's exceptional taste and unconventional aesthetic have made her a celebrated international interior designer. Her multicultural background—Vietnam, the Caribbean, and France—has influenced her unusual style, which is a mix of exoticism, elegance, and fantasy. Her interiors are marked by a dynamic color sense, bold textures and patterns, and an unusual combination of antique and contemporary furnishings. Beautifully photographed, this look into Brandolini's sophisticated world including such signature details as fabric walls, slipper chairs covered in hand-pieced antique fabrics, found treasures, and Asian-style split bamboo window shades. This avant-garde style setter shows that with an unfettered imagination one can create an alluring home environment. To learn more about "The World of Muriel Brandolini", visit: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780847836581 New from Rizzoli New York Available October 2011
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Beefcake: 100% Raw, All-Natural
A fun and humorous treasure trove of extremely rare, all-American beefcake pinups, BEEFCAKE is a Herculean collection of male nudes culled from vintage magazines of men for men. A lighthearted celebration of the male physique at its best, this entertaining volume features sporty and wholesome specimens championing the ideal male figure. BEEFCAKE includes photos selected from private collections of rare male pinups from the 1940s to pre-disco, but it also showcases images and layouts from physique magazines with titles like Muscle, Adonis, International Nudist Sun, Tomorrow’s Man, and Buck and Champ. Many of the photos featured are previously unseen—and highly collectible—works from the hugely influential photographer Bruce of Los Angeles, Kovert of Hollywood, Western Photography Guild, Don Whitman, and Kris Studio, as well as from the edgy and previously unpublished D. R. Parker and the covert Karoll of Havana. Arranged thematically with chapters such as Peak of Perfection, Swords & Sandals, Dare Devils, Locker Room, Demi Gods, Lonely Sailor, Rugged & Rough, and Gladiator, and celebrating the midcentury graphic design of the magazine covers and interiors, BEEFCAKE is a fun and witty tribute to male physique photography. Beefcake: 100% Raw, All-Natural Written by Petra Mason, Foreword by Lady Bunny On sale: March 3, 2015 Publisher: Universe Price: $50.00 ISBN: 978-0-7893-2924-0 Learn more: http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9780789329240
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