100 Ideas that Changed Street Style is a look-by-look dissection of the key ideas that changed the way we dress – from the middle of the 20th century to the present day – explaining the most iconic items of clothing and how they were worn, what the look was born of, its cultural background, how it was received, and how it still resonates in fashion today.
The modern wardrobe owes its development not just to fashion designers in Paris or Milan but also to gangs and movements brought together by a shared appreciation of music, sport or a particular underground culture, and a certain style that defines membership.
These styles have rocked establishments, created stereotypes, expressed social division as much as they have united people, entered the language, spread around the world, and, above all, transformed dress for a wider public.
A follow-up to her runaway hit The 52 Lists Project, social media maven Moorea Seal’s 52 Lists for Happiness will inspire existing fans and new journal readers to cultivate their own uniquely happy and fulfilling lives through the power of lists!
Both a stylish organizer and a source of inspiration, A Bride’s Planner is an indispensable resource for planning a wedding. A lavishly illustrated, hardworking wedding organizer, a personal journal, and a source of ideas and information to inspire, this three-ring binder is filled with tips for the bride. It includes fill-in space and prompts to help keep the busy bride organized, divided into seven sections: "Ideas and Resources," "To-Do Lists," "A 13-Month Calendar," "Vendors and Location," "Bride and Wedding Party," "Guests and Gifts," and "Keepsakes and Photos." It has a place for everything the bride needs to know and everything she needs to do. There are pockets, business card holders, photo sleeves, DVD holders, and space to add pages to the binder. Both an organizer and a source for the bride’s dreams, inspiration, and her own creative planning display, A Bride’s Planner is packed with facts, trivia, and advice on music, vows, cake, flowers, honeymoon destinations, showers, classic traditions, menu suggestions, floral arrangements, and reception themes. It also offers suggestions from an expert and valuable tips and advice on wedding customs and traditions, locations, and timing—all to help the bride realize her own individual style in the look and theme of her wedding.
The Chateau de Versailles is one of the most beautiful and fascinating achievements of eighteenth-century French art. This unique book offers readers unprecedented access to this historical treasure. The world's most iconic chateau has welcomed tourists the world over, yet this handsome slipcased volume offers up the charm of a thousand and one hidden places in the chateau, its gardens, and pavilions. All were designed to surprise and delight the eye and all the senses at every turn, their ornate decoration forming an integral part of the elite lifestyle of the eighteenth century. This comprehensive volume captures the exquisite setting and inimitable ambience of Versailles and its gardens, from its intimate private spaces usually closed to the general public to the charming Petit Trianon and dairy farm created for the pure pleasure of Marie-Antoinette.
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With beguiling recipes and sumptuous photography, A Kitchen in France transports readers to the French countryside and marks the debut of a captivating new voice in cooking.
Paul Newman wore his Rolex Daytona every single day for 35 years until his death in 2008. The iconic timepiece, probably the single most sought-after watch in the world, is now in the possession of his daughter Clea, who wears it every day in his memory. Franklin Roosevelt wore an elegant gold Tiffany watch, gifted to him by a friend on his birthday, to the famous Yalta Conference where he shook the hands of Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill. JFK’s Omega worn to his presidential inauguration, Ralph Lauren’s watch purchased from Andy Warhol’s personal collection, Sir Edmund Hillary’s Rolex worn during the first-ever summit of Mt. Everest . . . these and many more compose the stories of the world’s most coveted watches captured in A Man and His Watch. Matthew Hranek, a watch collector and NYC men’s style fixture, has traveled the world conducting firsthand interviews and diving into exclusive collections to gather the never-before-told stories of 76 watches, completed with stunning original photography of every single piece. Through these intimate accounts and Hranek’s storytelling, the watches become more than just timepieces and status symbols; they represent historical moments, pioneering achievements, heirlooms, family mementos, gifts of affection, and lifelong friendships.
While there are many self-help books addressing marriage issues, none is as pointed and straightforward as O'Neill's A Short Guide to a Happy Marriage. Like her highly acclaimed short book, Sheltering Thoughts: About Loss and Grief, this book will speak to its readers through its directness and simplicity. It challenges readers to understand and live by the tenets of a committed relationship. In the spirit of the bestselling book, A Short Guide To A Happy Life by Anna Quindlen, author Sharon Gilchrest O’Neill offers readers the same inviting and simple but sensible approach for embracing marriage, and provides the essentials of a long lasting relationship.
hardcover, 240 pages
A moving collection about love, connection, and finding happiness, with more than 200 photographs of extraordinary older couples
From the creator of the popular blog Advanced Style, photographer Ari Seth Cohen’s Advanced Love collects affectionate portraits of subjects who prove that love is bound by neither the constraints of age or time. The book includes 40 profiles of inspiring couples from around the world, and more than 200 photos. The profiles explore themes of love and companionship through firsthand insight from the subjects; they share their stories of falling in love, what they have learned after decades of partnership, and valuable relationship advice. Advanced Love is a touching look at the often-ignored partnerships of the senior set. Filled with couples who have built their lives together, it’s an indispensable trove of wisdom on love and the lessons they have learned along the way.
Foreword by John Derian
hardcover with slipcase, 320 pages
Who are the American Originals? They are photographer William Abranowicz’s pantheon of extraordinary subjects—painters, poets, rock stars, designers, tastemakers, politicians, performers—for whom the home represents the ultimate canvas of self-expression. In every one of the more than 250 photographs, most never before published, Abranowicz’s classical sensibility for light, form, and composition mingles with his innate curiosity and sense of humor, producing stunning, unconventional portraits of these living spaces and workplaces. The text recounts Abranowicz’s personal interactions with his subjects and their homes. American Originals is sure to be an essential source of inspiration not only for interior design but also for ways of living authentically and creatively in the modern world.View full product details
Following the best-selling Animalium, Katie Scott returns with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and animal lovers. Beautiful and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge readers to discover something new and use their imaginations to draw, decorate, and design on every tear-out page.
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When Lulu's feeling well, she climbs every tree in sight, especially
the tallest ones,
the ones with the widest branches,
the ones with the stickiest sap.
But when Lulu's sick, she's not allowed outside. She wonders if the trees are lonely without her. Maybe the birds are too.
Without Lulu, nobody climbs the trees but the sun. . . which casts a shadow on Lulu's wall. . . for her to climb.
Illustrated by Christian Robinson
hardcover, 40 pages
Antoinette—a very special poodle—learns to follow her heart and be herself in this charming companion to Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson’s beloved Gaston.
Antoinette’s three burly brothers each have a special talent. Rocky is clever. Ricky is fast! And Bruno is STRONG. Mrs. Bulldog reassures Antoinette that there is something extra special about her—but Antoinette is not so sure.
Then one day, while Antoinette plays in the park with her friend Gaston, Gaston’s sister Ooh-La-La goes missing. Antoinette feels a tug in her heart and a twitch in her nose. She must find Ooh-La-La. She will not give up!
Can Antoinette rescue the puppy in peril—and discover what makes her extra special along the way?
More Cocktails with a Literary Twist
Illustrated by Lauren Mortimer
hardcover, 134 pages
Literature, puns, and alcohol collide in this clever follow-up to Tequila Mockingbird, one of the world's bestselling cocktail recipes book.
Now in this much anticipated follow-up, Are You There God? It's Me, Margarita, Tim Federle has shaken up 49 all-new, all-delicious drink recipes paired with his trademark puns and clever commentary on more of history's most beloved books, as well as bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout.
• Fifty Shades of Grey Goose
• The Handmaid's Ale
• Little Soused on the Prairie
• Tender Is the Nightcap
• A Room with Vermouth
• Go Get a Scotch, Man
• As I Lay Drinking
And much more!
One hundred innovative and exciting recipes for the backyard griller—inspired by the live-fire and asador cooking traditions of Latin America and the authors’ popular restaurant, Ox, in Portland, Oregon
Food & Wine rising star chefs Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton have earned rave reviews and legions of fans for the wonderfully creative, edgy, and surprisingly vegetarian-friendly wood-fired cooking at their acclaimed restaurant, Ox. Around the Fire translates their Argentine-by-way-of-Portland cooking into simple, flavorful, accessible recipes for the home cook. Grilling recipes are adapted for Weber grills and conventional barbecues, and feature unexpected, unfamiliar cuts of meat such as lamb shoulder, halibut tails, and bone-in fish steaks. An extensive section on grilled vegetable preparations—such as Grilled Artichoke with Espelette Mayo—will take summer barbecues to the next level, and chapters on starters, sides, and desserts are designed to perfectly accompany the grilled main dishes. The food is influenced by Argentine traditions but also showcases fresh, seasonal produce, and recipes for salads, ceviches, cocktails, and other grill accompaniments make this much more than a meat book.
At Home in the American Barn examines the fascinating possibilities for living and adaptive reuse provided by the expansive spaces and rough-hewn look of these traditional structures.
Nationwide, Americans are turning to structures such as the barn with a mind to renovating them to fit the lifestyles of today, redesigning these often-wonderful places of the past into residential spaces. At Home in the American Barn embraces the dream to slow things down and return to basics and shares some success stories, as made plain by the buildings themselves.This richly illustrated volume focuses on the barn as home. Each of the structures featured has been adapted from its original utilitarian purpose to allow for comfortable, joyous living. Built at first as places for work, barns nevertheless often demonstrate fine craftsmanship and artistry. This volume emphasizes the rare beauty of these structures and shows throughout elegant solutions for living in these beautifully imagined homes. Soaring rafters here allow for dramatic chandeliers in one home or a wall of magnificent bookcases in another. Spaces that are unconventional in a traditional domestic sense here serve as springboards for inspiration that allow for, in one home, a spiral staircase of fantasy made from hand-planed wood, and, in another, a wall of glass that lets in the sun. At Home in the American Barn shows how this can be done successfully and artfully.
A stunning photographic compilation showcasing Audrey Hepburn’s iconic career in the 1950s—the decade that solidified her place as one of the world’s greatest stars in film and fashion
Devoted to her most influential decade, Audrey: The 50s brings together in one volume the allure and elegance that made Audrey Hepburn the most iconic figure in modern fashion history. Photographed during the early days of her career, both on the sets of Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, and other classic films, and in fashion photo shoots by top photographers who adored and immortalized her, these beautiful black-and-white and color images radiate with Audrey’s waifish charm, ethereal beauty, and effortless style.
Renowned author, curator and photographic preservationist David Wills has carefully selected this collection of two hundred museum-quality photos that capture Audrey in her prime as never before. Audrey: The 50s displays this star at her brightest, and brings her legacy into perfect focus.
Among the highlights:
• Rare and classic images digitally restored from vintage photographic prints, original studio negatives and transparencies
• Never-before-seen publicity photos, scene stills and work shots from the sets of Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, Love in the Afternoon, and The Nun’s Story
• Previously unpublished "posed candids" of Audrey at home
• Beautifully restored advertisements, fan magazine layouts, international film posters and lobby cards
• Quotes from photographers, directors, and costars, including William Holden, Gregory Peck, Fred Astaire, Billy Wilder, King Vidor, William Wyler, Edith Head, Hubert de Givenchy, Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, and Audrey herself.
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Congratulations, your best friend has made you his best man. But, as the saying goes, with great power comes great responsibility. You need to send the groom off with a bang, and Bachelor Parties and Best Man Speeches is here to help things go off without a hitch. You'll find everything here you need to arrange a bachelor party to remember and deliver a killer speech to have them rolling in the aisles. Packed with ideas for a whole range of different parties—from booze blowouts in Vegas to action-packed outdoor activities in the countryside—every stage of the event is covered in depth.
There are over 1,000 species of freshwater fishes in North America. With refinements in aquaculture, the most popular game fish—including largemouth and smallmouth bass, trout and salmon, bluegill, crappies, and catfish—are now stocked in rivers, ponds and lakes throughout the U.S. and Canada. This beautifully illustrated, pocket-sized reference guide reviews 39 of the most popular and sought-after species.
The New York Times Magazine's original "Ethicist" Randy Cohen helps readers locate their own internal ethical compasses as he delivers answers to life's most challenging dilemmas—timeless and contemporary alike. Organized thematically in an easy-to-navigate Q&A format, and featuring line illustrations throughout, this amusing and engaging book challenges readers to think about how they would (or should) respond when faced with everyday moral challenges, from sex and love to religion, technology, and much more. Sure to ignite brain cells and spark healthy debate, Be Good is a book to refer to again and again.
85 Recipes for Health & Beauty from Within
Nourish your hair and skin with recipes to bring out the very best in you, inside and out.
Enjoy healthy recipes for breakfast, filling main meals, juices, smoothies and even delicious desserts and decadant cocktails—all carefully chosen to bring you the perfect blend of natural superfoods that boost beauty from the inside.
Beauty Food also includes a Beautypedia, telling you which ingredients contain just the right oils, minerals, vitamins and acids to help with common beauty ailments.
A fully illustrated celebration of female friendship that is a gift, a thank-you note, and a love letter all in one
Besties smartly captures all the reasons why best friends are . . . well, the best: they help you make decisions, are there through rough patches, and will always be your +1 for awkward parties. Even more than that, best friends are the people with whom dearest memories are shared, whether trivial or meaningful. In a style that is at turns both sweet and quirky, celebrated indie artist Leah Goren illustrates the many ways in which close friendships withstand the test of time, cross-country moves, failed romantic relationships, and silly arguments. Featuring whimsical artwork and a sincere message, this is the book friends both young and mature will want to give each other to show their appreciation.
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The ultimate guide to scoring, saving, and integrating amazing pieces into a home that reflects your unique style. With hundreds of photos showcasing ideas for combining and integrating flea-market finds into a decorating scheme that is economical, environmentally friendly, and one of a kind.
Flea markets, Craigslist, and even a neighbor’s curb can yield vintage treasures that make a house sparkle. But knowing what to do with those pieces can be intimidating.
This innovative book shows homeowners how to use flea market treasures to transform a home. You will learn how to seamlessly combine pieces into a cohesive space that truly reflects your style, whether Cottage, Bohemian, Midcentury Modern, or something else. The book also includes helpful information on how to display and use esoteric, fun, and one-of-a-kind collections. Several DIY projects explain how to create fun new pieces from flea market finds, such as wall frames from vintage hand mirrors.
Flea Market Style celebrates both the thrill of the hunt and the rewards of using and displaying every special find.
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Cutting boards aren’t just for prep anymore. From classic charcuterie boards with prosciutto, olives, and roasted figs to luscious dessert boards with mini cheesecakes and red-wine ice-cream bites, food stylist Anni Daulter shows creative hosts how to make the most of their boards and serving platters. With rustic, trendy, pickled, and even culturally-inspired boards and recipes, the last thing you’ll want to do when you’re finished cooking is put away the cutting board
A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Illustrated by Julie Morstad
hardcover, 40 pages
Here is the life of iconic fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, who as a little girl in Rome was told by her own mamma that she was brutta. Ugly. So she decided to seek out beauty around her, and found it everywhere. What is beauty? Elsa wondered. She looked everywhere for beauty until something inside of Elsa blossomed, and she became an artist with an incredible imagination. Defining beauty on her own creative terms, Schiaparelli worked hard to develop her designs and eventually bloomed into an extraordinary talent who dreamed up the most wonderful dresses, hats, shoes, and jewelry. Why not a shoe for a hat? Why not a dress with drawers? And she invented a color: shocking pink! Her adventurous mind was the key to her happiness and success—and is still seen today in her legacy of wild imagination. Daring and different, Elsa Schiaparelli used art to make fashion, and it was quite marvelous.
Kyo Maclear and Julie Morstad, the dynamic duo who created the critically acclaimed Julia, Child, team up again to bring to life the childhood memories and the inspiring milestones of the legendary Elsa Schiaparelli. With its warm, lyrical text and enchanting illustrations, Bloom shows readers how ingenuity, vision, and self-doubt all made Schiaparelli truly beautiful. A gift for her older fans and younger audiences who have yet to discover her genius, Bloom is sure to be an enthralling classic.
Ever wondered what people are doing in cities all over the world at any given moment? Piero Ventura’s charmingly illustrated children’s book—appreciated by both young and old—brings bustling scenes of major cities to life in intricate detail. This facsimile edition of Ventura’s original book, first published in 1975, provides a colorful, educational, and unique tour of major world cities. Delight in each city as you look for the London policeman holding up traffic, children shoveling the heavy snow of the side streets in Moscow, clerks waiting on customers in a huge Parisian department store, or the steam rising from the Chinese food cooking on a tiny houseboat in Hong Kong. The finely drawn illustrations and humorous details in Book of Cities are a celebration of the many ways people live, work, travel, and have fun in the major cities of the world.
In her latest book, Botanical Style, stylist Selina Lake shows how to tap into the current trend for bringing nature, plants, and florals into the heart of the home. The first chapter, Botanical Inspirations, takes a look at the ingredients of the look—antique botanical prints and artworks, flower stalls, potting sheds, and houseplants—and draws upon these sources for fresh ideas to transform your home into a leafy haven. Moving on, Selina explores five different facets of the botanical look. Vintage Botanicals celebrates the gentle palette and delicate style of floral watercolors and pressed flowers, while Boho Botanicals has more of a free-spirited 1970s vibe, with jungly potted plants, flower garlands, and even a decorated teepee. The varied textures and contemporary appeal of Industrial Botanicals give it a modern edge, utilizing materials such as polished concrete, rusted metal, and laboratory glass and combining them with peeling paint and vintage science posters on the walls. Next, Natural Botanicals is based around antique botanical prints and museum specimen cases for a nostalgic feel while Tropical Botanicals features bold leafy prints, spiny cacti, and palm trees for a distinctly glamorous retro flavor.
hardcover, 256 pages
With rare access, interior designer and artist Ashley Hicks has photographed the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace, home of Britain’s monarch since 1837. An important representation of Regency, Victorian, and Edwardian styles, the palace is the work of such noted architects as John Nash. Hicks’s eye brings a vibrant take on the formal spaces, capturing the magnificent rooms furnished with treasures from the Royal Collection.
Starting at the Grand Staircase, Hicks leads us through the opulently decorated State Rooms, which include the White Drawing Room and the Blue Drawing Room that both overlook the palace gardens; the Ballroom, which is the setting for twenty investiture ceremonies each year; and the Throne Room, used by Queen Victoria for spectacular costume balls in the 1840s. The long, skylit Picture Gallery is hung with important works of art in the Royal Collection by Rembrandt, Rubens, Poussin, van Dyck, Vermeer, and Canaletto, among others. Decorative furnishings from George IV’s exotic Brighton Pavilion lend a fanciful turn to many of the rooms. This intimate tour through the Buckingham Palace State Rooms is a necessary addition to the libraries of devotees of the royal family, English architecture, decoration, and the fine arts in general.
hardcover, 288 pages
Renowned and beloved interior designer and tastemaker Charlotte Moss celebrates gracious hospitality—from assembling striking place settings and arranging the table to hosting a dinner party or simply serving an elegant afternoon tea.
Charlotte Moss inspires readers to imbue everyday life with elegance and romance. Moss focuses on events—as small as breakfast in bed or tea in the afternoon or as elaborate as a festive Christmas luncheon or large dinner party—and the artifacts of our lives (china, silver, linen) to create the backdrop for a life well lived.
Moss celebrates the day-to-day by bringing her enthusiasm and impeccable style to every domestic activity. Setting the table becomes a joy when putting together stylish combinations of place mats, monogrammed linens, china, tableware, curios, and flowers. From tasteful meals for one to grand occasions for friends and family, Moss chronicles her own aptitude for hospitality. Style icons are 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. Butlers’ pantries are explored. Linen closets are catalogued. Flowers are collected from the garden and artfully arranged for a memorable meal. Moss invites you into her world to discover how to make everyday an occasion.
From the best-selling author of The Cheese Course comes a new guide to enjoying one of the most basic yet sophisticated culinary delights: cheese and wine. Janet Fletcher leads readers on an international tour of 70 cheeses, exploring the best wine pairings and serving suggestions. From Oregon's autumnal Rogue River Blue to aromatic Brin d'Amour evocative of the Corsican countryside, cheese lovers will savor the range of textures, flavors, and colors. Featuring mouth-watering color photography and detailed, informative text, this collection of cheeses and the wines that go with them will inspire perfect pairings.
Photographers Arne Svenson and Ron Warren--co-authors of the popular Sock Monkeys--here turn their attention to those masses of slobbered-over yarn, remnants and stuffing that ordinarily go the way of all pet toy casualties and get discarded without a second glance. Before their lenses, once-plush cuddly creatures and formerly bouncy rubber toys are transformed into intriguing eyeless, armless, one-legged sculptures--snatched, from the jaws, so to speak, of oblivion. A headless bunny rabbit, mutated plastic rat, masticated rubber hot dog or donuts--each is a beloved pet's dream companion, transfigured by the sharp teeth and powerful jaws of the animal. Svenson and Warren have photographed the chewed victims in a formal yet irreverent style appropriate to the perspective of the pet; the result is a humorous appraisal of beauty, devotion and contentment. With more than 130 full-color photographs, Chewed includes delightful, twisted and poignant short stories by a variety of contributors writing about their favorite chewed creature, including writer Augusten Burroughs; artists Roz Chast, Maira Kalman, Rick Meyerowitz and William Wegman; designers Isaac Mizrahi and Todd Oldham; and food-world personality Andrew Zimmern
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Christmas with Southern Living 2017 continues its thirty-plus-year reign as the South's most-anticipated, comprehensive guide to the holidays. With over 100 all-new recipes for entertaining and giving along with dozens of decorating ideas for every taste and budget, it's the ultimate one-stop book for all things Christmas.
hardcover, 144 pages
Once upon a time, closets were merely a place to store clothes. LA Closet Design presents Closet Design Bible, a compilation of ultra high-end closet spaces, spanning multiple countries for more than a decade. As the industry leader in custom closet design, Lisa Adams’ clientele includes world-renowned figures in entertainment, professional sports, politics, and business. Complete with boutique display lighting and all the techy extras, these spaces reflect the specific needs of each client, while challenging conventional idea of the closet. For the first time, the details of these very personal sanctuaries are made public. Rich with imagery of carefully appointed spaces, this book gives readers an in-depth look at the fully custom features of Lisa’s closets. Among these pages are many of the designer’s own expert tips, which readers can use to elevate this once overlooked space, and ultimately calm the chaos of everyday life.View full product details
More Than 150 Drinks + Appetizers and Party Menus
The Editors of Food & Wine
hardcover, 272 pages
Cocktails features over 150 of our best cocktail recipes—from classics to contemporary craft cocktails—all from America’s most innovative bartenders.
This beautiful and comprehensive guide includes essential tips, tools and techniques for the home bartender, plus dozens of party-worthy recipes, like Guacamole with Pickled Jalapeno and Maple-Glazed Peanuts and Bacon to pair with your favorite drinks. Over 20 menu ideas of both drinks and bites cover holiday celebrations, weekend brunch, cozy gatherings, and much more. The drink recipes are organized by type of spirit, plus chapters on aperitifs, big-batch cocktails and festive non-alcoholic beverages. This book is not a technical bartender manual, but showcases the art of mixing a proper drink as well as the art of offering hospitality with the finest in food and drink.
Coffee from A to Z
From Bean to Perfect Cup & Everything in Between
Nick Voulgaris III
Contribution by Nespresso
hardcover, 224 pages
The Nespresso story began with a simple but revolutionary idea: to enable anyone to create the perfect cup of coffee, just like a skilled barista. This official book with Nespresso examines just what goes into this coffee experience, from tastings and terroir to the importance of responsible and sustainable coffee bean farming.
Coffee from A to Z stands out by bringing the entire coffee world together in one volume. The book is organized alphabetically as entries literally from A to Z—from lifestyle and travel to the terroir of coffee, and brewing tips, from coffee bean to perfect finished cup, even a recipe insert. With rich photography and compelling text and Pinterest PinCode technology throughout for enhanced content like videos and articles the book will immerse the reader in a visual experience. Proceeds will benefit the Rainforest Alliance, a longtime partner of Nespresso.
John B. Murray
Elizabeth Brooke Murray
Foreword by Bunny Williams
hardcover, 256 pages
Through his mastery of traditional detailing and his deep commitment to quality in every aspect of architecture, John B. Murray draws upon the rich and enduring legacy of the classical tradition to create residences that speak to the expectations of contemporary life.
New Old House Journal observes: “Murray has a reputation for refined and gracious designs and renovations of fashionable residences—from grand country estates to New York City apartments and townhouses.” He is particularly adept at interpreting his clients’ dreams into stunning built reality. Murray designs residences that imbue their occupants with a refined sense of well being.
Through the presentation of fifteen country and city residences, Murray reveals an extraordinary mastery of the classical vocabulary and a sensitivity to proportion and scale. Within that framework Murray inserts the comforts of contemporary living in a way that is seamless and completely logical. A unique aspect of his process is the traditional Beaux-Arts drawing known as the Analytique, which brings together all of the significant elements of a design in a harmonious and balanced whole.
The projects range from glamorous Fifth Avenue apartments with breathtaking terraces and Central Park views to a rambling shingle style house in the Hamptons and a pristine neoclassical retreat in Columbia County to the restoration of the President’s House at Yale University. Collaborating interior designers include Ellie Cullman of Cullman & Kravis, Thomas Jayne of Jayne Design Studio, and Brian McCarthy of Brian McCarthy Inc.
Alain Ducasse is one of France's best-known chefs and well known for his devotion to healthful eating, as demonstrated in his critically acclaimed and best-selling book "Alain Ducasse Nature." Now the multi-Michelin-starred chef goes back to basics and rediscovers the pleasures of preparing simple, locally sourced, natural food for children, from ages 6 months to 3 years. The simple yet delicious dishes included here highlight a range of flavor combinations in which vegetables, fruits, and grains take pride of place, while animal protein is used sparingly. Ducasse casts aside preconceived notions of baby food to reveal that its essence should be composed of the same essential ingredients used in food for adults-locally sourced, seasonal produce and fresh flavors based on a simplified repertoire of recipes without the additives and preservatives found in commercial baby food. Charts, sidebars, and asides containing useful snippets of Ducasse's experience and nutritionist Paule Neyrat's advice are peppered throughout the charmingly illustrated recipes, making for a book that is both useful and beautiful for every parent wishing to start their children out with good eating habits.
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100 Spirited Recipes
Hardcover, 256 pages
Boozy starters, main meals, desserts, and more, accompanied by stunning photography
Julia Child famously commented, "I enjoy cooking with wine, sometimes I even put it in the food . . . " Kristy Gardner has taken this idea to the next level in Cooking with Cocktails. Every recipe is touched with alcohol; the result is a punchy visual adventure with roots in Italian and French cuisine that demands enjoying meals with passion, with friends, and with alcohol. Recipes include:
• Irish Whisky French Onion Soup
• Limoncello Spot Prawns with Fresh Black Pepper
• Beer Braised Chicken Thighs
• Apple Cider Pork Loin with Thyme and Rosemary
• Red Wine Poached Pears with Creamy Ricotta
• Whiskey Soaked Vanilla Anise Cherries
Join the celebration of the very best that life has to offer—good friends, good food, good drink, great stories, and bad jokes—with humor, delicious recipes, and mouth-watering photographs.
Rustic touches borrowed from barns, cabins, cottages, and farmhouses make even modern homes feel warm and snug. Country Living offers an abundance of inspiring ideas and gorgeous photographs to help you find your design style, whether it’s Classic Down-Home Charm, Eclectic Country, Reclaimed Rustic, and more!
Photography by William Abranowicz
Hardcover, 240 pages
The first book from acclaimed Brooklyn-based interior designer Kathryn Scott, whose handcrafted interiors evoke a sense of serenity, harmony, and simplicity.
Kathryn Scott is a designer whose disciplined eye results in interiors praised for their beauty and minimalism, as well as their artisanal details. Through ten residences, bookended by Scott’s own acclaimed five-story, nineteenth-century Italianate brownstone in Brooklyn Heights and her ravishing country house, the book explores the idea of home as sanctuary, a place to rest, replenish, and refocus.
From a Parisian-inspired neoclassical town house, to an elegant Central Park West penthouse, to a modern retreat in the Hudson Valley, the houses profiled here showcase the importance of architectural detailing, the classical rules of proportion, and the importance of integrating beautiful materials and finishes in uncommon ways. Interwoven with the stories of the houses are explorations of the themes found in Scott’s work. This book is a celebration of simplicity, beautiful detailing, and unexpected materials and styles.
Photography by Jorge Laserna
Hardcover, 304 pages
The perfect introduction to Cuba, for those who can’t resist the island’s charm
At a time when more travelers are discovering or rediscovering Cuba, this book is an in-depth exploration of 101 of the most authentic and compelling sites that reveal the real Cuba. Caribbean antiques expert, art historian, and adventurer Michael Connors presents the breadth of this island’s most intriguing destinations and architectural treasures. The book features iconic places such as the tobacco plantations in Pinar del Río, the fortresses and palacios, Hemingway’s home outside of Havana, Xanadu (the DuPont mansion), the old French Triolet Pharmacy in Matanzas, and the Sugar Mill Valley in Sancti Spíritus. The lush photographs were shot exclusively for this book, bringing each location and treasure alive.
It is a traveler’s mantra these days: see Cuba before it loses its 1950s nostalgia and turns into a tourist trap. Whether you are planning a trip or dreaming of faraway places from the comfort of your living room, this volume is more than a reference book, it is an insider’s guide to the heart and soul of exquisite, nostalgic, and always fascinating Cuba.
This handsome, two-color collection highlights more than 400 quotes about fatherhood from notable dads in the worlds of sports, politics, the arts, and more.
“My dad believed in me, even when I didn’t. He always knew I could do this.”—Taylor Swift
The relationship between father and child is one that embodies love, protection, and pride. From Sidney Poitier wanting to be just like his dad to Jimmy Fallon describing fatherhood as a whole new level of happiness, these voices soar when describing the profound influence a father can have.
With quotes by and about fathers, including everyone from Barack Obama and Matt Damon to Sigmund Freud and Meryl Streep, Dad is the perfect gift for the most important man in all of our lives.
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A heartwarming story of how a fox figures out how to be a good daddy to a noisy little gosling with a little help from his friends.
When Aput the fox finds an abandoned goose egg, he has no idea what’s in store for him. He doesn’t know what to do when the gosling hatches and immediately imprints on him. After all, Aput doesn’t know anything about caring for a baby. So he asks his friends for help. Along the way, Aput learns that babies need warm clothes, lots of sleep, healthy snacks, and a bedtime story. With each lesson Aput becomes more confident in his role as Daddy and more sure he can give what every baby needs—love.
This sweet new baby story is perfect for Father’s Day or as a new baby gift any time of year.
Death & Co is the most important, influential, and oft-imitated bar to emerge from the contemporary craft cocktail movement. Since its opening in 2006, Death & Co has been a must-visit destination for serious drinkers and cocktail enthusiasts, and the winner of every major industry award—including America’s Best Cocktail Bar and Best Cocktail Menu at the Tales of the Cocktail convention.
Everyone loves to “chip and dip.” Featuring more than 50 recipes from light and healthy snacks to rich and creamy recipes for sharing, here you’ll find a dip for every taste and occasion.
Sociable and relaxed party food; indulgent TV-night grazing, or a healthier alternative to high-fat salty snacks, dips continue to be enduringly popular. Whether made from pulses, nuts and seeds; vegetables, fruit and herbs; fish and meat; or yogurt and cheese, the possibilities for color, texture, and flavor are endless.