Since its creation in the middle of the nineteenth century, Christofle has always been the hallmark of a refined lifestyle. Furthermore, the innovations it triggered over the years have revolutionized the style, techniques, production and distribution methods of the silversmith's craft and the decor..
"It is hard to imagine a time when Coca-Cola didn't exist" Ridley Scott "Music is just one of those things that goes better with Coke." Quincy Jones "Coca-Cola and sports have always made for a winning team. You can't beat the real thing." Lebron James For over a century Coca-Cola has been a touc..
There's so much more to serving a cocktail than shaken, not stirred. Glamorous and exuberant, more than any other drink, the cocktail has a place in our social culture that stylishly evolves as the years go by. From classic scenes in old-Hollywood films like The Thin Man to Carrie Bradshaw's cosmopo..
The evolution of the "costumes of light," the elaborate costume worn by the bullfighters in Spain, is told in this luminous memoire. The book assembles the greatest stars of the Corrida the Spanish bullfighting arena resplendent in their elaborately embroidered suits, for a series of stunning portra..
Rose Fournier has a knack for fun, creative, and transformative table decoration. The whimsical settings in "Creative Tables" forgo expensive tableware and accessories in favor of elements found in the typical home. Learn how pasta can become a whimsical centerpiece or step onto the set of an Audrey..
"It is not my mode of thought that has caused my misfortunes, but the mode of thought of others." Marquis de Sade Man of letters, philosopher, and politician, the Marquis de Sade is one of the most controversial figures since the eighteenth century, but recently psychology, theatre, cinema, and lit..
As far as famous cars go, only a select few stand out from the rest. One in particular shook the collective foundations of automotive design and motorsport competition. 'Ferrari: 275 GTB #08011' is the first book dedicated to a legend finding new life under the passionate craftsmanship of expert ha..
"Their new cookbook, Food and Life, transforms kitchen cupboard into medicine cabinets, highlighting the arsenal of wellness that resides in everything from foie gras to the humble pea." T: The New York Times Style Magazine More than a cookbook, 'Food & Life' is an ode to food and to the art of ..
Hunt Slonem is an American painter, sculptor, and printmaker well known for his exotic and eclectic works.
His homes in Louisiana and upstate New York have been featured in The New York Times and Interview magazine. The Watres Armory, built in 1900 01 and listed on the National Register of Histori..
Much more than simply an adornment, a hairstyle makes an indelible impression, defining an era and evoking a moment in time. Like a visual statement of inner personality, hair communicates a culture's standards of beauty and an individual's concept of personal or political identity. Throughout histo..
"A good Cuban cigar closes the door to the vulgarities of the world." Franz Liszt The cigar has arrived. Long relegated to boardrooms and backroom card tables, the cigar has emerged to attain mass appeal while still holding on to its macho mystique. Amid the wide assortment of cigars available, th..
The sacred buildings of America churches, synagogues, temples, mosques, meetinghouses are as diverse as the people they serve. In this book, we hear from architects, designers, clergy, and congregations as we explore and reflect on the intersection of faith, design, and community. We visit a variety..