Titles by Subject
January 30, 2012
“No matter how long the Winter, Spring is sure to follow.” —Proverb
Spring is finally right around the corner and we can’t wait to release our newest books, including titles devoted to such notables as fashion icons Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Jimmy Choo and Christian Dior, well-known artists such as Ryan McGinley, Kehinde Wiley, and Scott Campbell, and architects and interior designers such as the incomparable Philip Johnson and the legendary Paul R. Williams. These are just some of the subjects covered in our full list of art, design, fashion, cooking and travel titles.
So get through your February funk by browsing our forthcoming Spring 2012 list here.
January 4, 2012
Rizzoli is pleased to announce our collaboration with Designers & Books, a site “devoted to publishing lists of books that esteemed members of the design community identify as personally important, meaningful, and formative—books that have shaped their values, their worldview, and their ideas about design.”
Please visit www.designersandbooks.com/publisher/rizzoli-international-publications to view Rizzoli Publication’s dedicated publisher page where you will find over 150 titles on Architecture, Fashion, Graphic design, Interior design, Product design, and Landscape design, each featuring the book’s cover, a brief description, a link to buy the book from a selection of online and independent retailers, and public library availability. Also included are links to Rizzoli’s YouTube videos, a selection of featured titles, and the opportunity to share or comment on each individual title.
About Designers & Books: Working to become the resource for both designers/architects and consumers who are interested in design publications, www.designersandbooks.com already employs some great features, including a long list of acclaimed designers and architects who contributed lists of their favorite books each with a brief, personalized description (you can check out the list of contributors here).
In addition to adding Publisher pages like ours to their site, Designers & Books has also added a list of bookseller profile pages including the Rizzoli Bookstore.
November 10, 2011
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.
Click here to learn more or to look inside the book.
November 8, 2011
Sandy Hill has a singular knowledge, understanding, and experience of the world’s highest places. An adventurer and mountaineer, she reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1996, making her among the first people in the world to have reached all of the Seven Summits.
Hill’s new book Mountain is a luxuriously illustrated celebration of mountains and of the sense of wonder and awe they can evoke. In this stunning collection of photographs and art, the very personal relationship that people have with mountains is conveyed in exceptional images from around the world. Spanning two centuries, this book contains rarely seen images from such legendary nature photographers as Galen Rowell, Peter Beard, Ansel Adams, and Frank Smythe, as well as daring mountaineers who photographed the beauty, wonder, and spectacle of the heights, making this a unique and spectacular tribute to the mountains of the world.
A portion of the book’s proceeds go to the American Alpine Club Library.
Click here to learn more about Mountain, available now.
Photograph by Jeff Botz
November 4, 2011
Celebrated for his high stilettos with their signature lacquer-red soles, Christian Louboutin has achieved cult status with celebrities and fashionistas alike. This long awaited book on Louboutin’s life and work—including contributions from Dita Von Teese, Diane Von Furstenberg, and more—highlights the extraordinary range of his couture, from his iconic and glamorous creations to his fetishistic pieces. The striking photography captures Louboutin’s artistic sensibilities, while an in-depth interview reveals Louboutin’s life, travels, and inspirations, presenting a very personal look at the man behind the shoes.
This video takes you behind-the-scenes for a look at the stunning photography created especially for this book.
Click here to learn more about Christian Louboutin or to take a look inside the book.
October 28, 2011
We are so pleased to announce that Rizzoli’s new Enhanced Ebooks are now available on iTunes! These enhanced fixed-layout ebooks maintain the beautiful design and high-quality full-color images that you have come to love from Rizzoli books, and most include enhancements such as audio and video.
You can find Rizzoli’s dedicated iBooks page by visiting itunes.com/Rizzoli (this will launch the iTunes application). In addition to a full listing of our all-text, black & white ebooks, Rizzoli’s iBooks page lists our selection of enhanced fixed-layout ebooks, including:
Mary McDonald: Interiors: In her first book, award-winning interior designer Mary McDonald inspires readers to combine old-fashioned elegance with the joy of fearless, exuberant decorating.
Preston Bailey: Flowers: Preston Bailey, one of the world’s preeminent floral and event designers, presents dozens of his most memorable arrangements. Our enhanced edition of Preston Bailey: Flowers includes several time-lapse videos that take the reader from the raw empty event space to the finished elaborate event.
Fallingwater: Fallingwater is a landmark volume published to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of arguably the most significant private residence of the twentieth century. Our enhanced edition of Fallingwater includes a full video tour of the house and surrounding property filmed by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and narrated by author Lynda Waggoner.
Makeup Your Mind: From François Nars, one of the most respected and imitated cosmetics designers in fashion today, Makeup Your Mind is a totally new, revolutionary instruction manual on makeup for today’s woman.
Parisian Chic: In Flammarion’s best-selling Parisian Chic, celebrity model Inès de la Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and a timeless allure. Our enhanced edition of Parisian Chic includes narration from author Inès de la Fressange, as well as web links to all the stores and locations included in the book.
October 4, 2011
As the recipient of the Professional Aerial Photographer Association’s lifetime achievement award, Jim Wark has captured more diverse and beautiful landscapes of North America’s wilderness than almost any photographer in the field. Join us for a deeper look into some of the Wark photograph’s from the his new book Leave No Trace: The Vanishing North American Wilderness, narrated in Wark’s own words.
September 28, 2011
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.
Click here to learn more about The World of Muriel Brandolini.
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