“Personal style really originated with Iris Apfel; she has always espoused the virtues of not just dressing for yourself, but being who you are and doing it unapologetically, which is perhaps why she and her messaging and aesthetic have resonated so comprehensively. She’s a transcendent icon!”
— Leandra Medine
Hardcover, 6.50 in (w) x 9.38 in (h) x 0.00 in (d), 176 pages
Internationally acclaimed interior design sensation Miles Redd is known for his quirky brand of cozy glamour. His unique aesthetic vision is characterized by playful mélanges of high and low, invigorated with whimsical splashes of color and modern gestures. Drawing on inspirations ranging from Richard Avedon fashion photographs to Rene Gruau illustrations, Redd has crafted interiors for a wide array of venues. His Trademark approach to design has brought to life rooms infused with boldness, fantasy, and sophistication. This lavishly illustrated volume will be an inspiration to anyone interested in spirited, eclectic design.
Louis Vuitton’s passion for fine luxury design is captured in the stunning pages of this book. Following the lives of the company’s first three leaders, this new edition includes updated material that covers the brand’s recent history.
From Sofia Coppola’s luxurious family retreat in beautiful Bernalda, Italy, to the beaches of Kate Winslet’s secret Scottish hideaway of Eilean Shona, to Kate Moss’s favorite beach in the Maldives, each of these thirty-six personal tales of the loveliest spots around the globe are packed with anecdotes and lyrical descriptions to transport readers. The photography bursting across each page—from the crystal waters and azure skies of UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa, to the lush hillsides of Sri Lanka, to the hipster hangouts of Portland, Oregon—adds to the allure, inspiring a new desire to discover these beloved corners of the world.
For over a century, Parsons The New School for Design has been synonymous with the best in American fashion, fostering creative talent and pushing the boundaries of style around the world. The staggering influence of the school’s many successful alumni has created a legacy that has only grown in scale and scope over the decades. This richly illustrated volume explores that legacy through the testimony of its brightest stars, with interviews and exclusive archival sketches from Donna Karan, Alexander Wang, Jack McCullough and Lazaro Hernandez of Proenza Schouler, and many others.
Roy Lichtenstein's comic strip—inspired paintings and irreverent wit have resonated with art collectors and enthusiasts for over half a century. Museums and galleries compete to exhibit his work, and in the market, he is one of the most coveted names in contemporary art. Celebrated for imbuing ordinary objects from hot dogs to trash cans with monumental power, Lichtenstein defied traditional "good taste" and became part of the new avant-garde that redefined American art in the 1960s. In this new Assouline Ultimate Collection volume, one hundred of Lichtenstein's most memorable works, as chosen by art historian Avis Berman, are lavishly reproduced, from the iconic Whaam! and Drowning Girl and later reinterpretations of paintings by Picasso, Matisse, and van Gogh to public commissions like Times Square Mural, which is installed in New York City's Times Square subway station. Including stunning gatefolds that reveal the breadth of Lichtenstein's art in all its color and beauty, this book is a dream collection for Pop Art lovers the world over.
Released in May 2019
W 15.5 x L 18.7 x D 3.1 in
Handcrafted limited edition in a luxury clamshell case
The de-facto international party planner Rena Sindi has for years amazed society with her blend of extravagant, dazzling, graceful, and, above all, entertaining theme parties that she has orchestrated impeccably around the world. Finally, she is returning with an entirely new compendium of uniquely creative and inspired tips, themes, menus, costumes, and much more to help make your next gathering fabulously imaginative. Rena holds nothing back as she details everything from the minute details that make an intimate soirée pop to the careful logistics that make 100-plus person bash come together. The tasteful inventiveness that has made Rena such a celebrated name for years pours through from every page as she instructs on table settings, guest lists, invitations, décor, music, and, of course, food and drink. Wishing to impart her passion for spectacular hosting, Be R Guest will quickly become your authority for innovative party throwing—replacing the stress inherent in planning with utterly unmitigated fun!
Rena Kirdar Sindi has thrown some of the most elaborate and richly imagined theme parties of the last decade for herself, for her friends, and for many organizations, such as The New York City Ballet, The Joseph Papp Public Theater, and The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. A graduate of Oxford University with a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University, Rena lives in New York City with her husband and two children.
Carlos Mota is the mastermind behind the amazing photographs seen in all the top design magazines, including Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, House & Garden, Vanity Fair, Departures, and Interior Design. His gifted and educated eye for selecting furniture, textiles, accessories, and art has produced some memorable imagery. Mota is known for adding color and sophistication to the set, often by way of his elegant flower arrangements. Mota’s styling influences the way we see the world’s most extraordinary interiors, bringing vivacity to the pictures of some of the finest homes. Beautifully illustrated, A Touch of Style presents a curated journey through some of these incredible spaces.
Lisa Perry, known for her 60s-inspired collection of clothing and accessories reminiscent of Courrèges and Cardin, is now showcasing her longtime passion: the home. Her love for design is infectious and this tour through her personally curated spaces instantly sparks joy. Each property displayed is a bold composition of artwork, furniture, lighting, and creative flourishes. Lisa never foregoes a chance to place pops of color and her spaces come alive with the whimsical art of Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Ellsworth Kelly, and furniture by designer, Pierre Paulin.Lisa Perry: Fashion • Homes • Design, explores the personal residences, creative spaces, and grand escapes including Lisa’s Manhattan penthouse, SoHo design studio, and homes in the Hamptons, Palm Beach, and Villefranche-sur-Mer. Realizing her hidden expertise for interior design, Ms. Perry is currently in the business of buying, renovating and selling homes branded with her signature style. Written and photographed by Robyn Lea, with a foreword by Hillary Clinton and introduction by Lisa Perry.