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September 24, 2013

Rizzoli and High Point Market: Fall 2013

Rizzoli New York is thrilled to be hosting our 3rd annual Trendsetters Book Signing at this year’s High Point Fall Market, the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world held in western North Carolina. Our Trendsetters Book Event has become one of the most anticipated events on the fall market calendar, and this year it will feature Million Dollar Decorator Jeffrey Alan Marks, AD 100 designers Suzanne Kasler, Timothy Corrigan, and Thomas Pheasant, Hammertown’s Joan Osofsky, and stylist extraordinaire, Annette Joseph.

In advance of this Fall’s High Point Market gathering, we asked a few of the designers who are attending to share some of the design trends that have influenced them. Enjoy reading about what inspires them–in their own words below–followed by a note from our very own Jessica Napp, Associate Director of Publicity and the organizer of the annual event, to tell us how this event got started and why it is such a big draw year in and year out.


September 17, 2013

Win Rizzoli’s Fall 2013 Cooking & Entertaining Collection

We are giving away 3 sets of this Cooking & Entertaining book collection, featuring Picture Perfect Parties by Annette Joseph, Jenny McCoy’s Desserts for Every Season by Jenny McCoy, and Summerland by Anne Quatrano.

You can enter via Facebook or Twitter at the following links:

Facebook entry: http://woobox.com/tn5ddr
Twitter entry: http://woobox.com/frqxyc


Annette Joseph, Today Show entertaining expert, knows how to throw a party. Her motto: Make it simple and make it gorgeous! She is able to combine down-to-earth gusto with do-it-yourself brilliance to create an entertaining cookbook for people who want to entertain more and with panache. Picture Perfect Parties provides an arsenal of tricks for a year’s worth of get-togethers, holidays, and special occasions—including Easter brunch, Cinco de Mayo, summer grill-outs, picnics and barbecues, holiday cocktails, and the Super Bowl— guaranteed to make at-home entertaining easy. Learn more: http://bit.ly/15Alvvm


Jenny McCoy’s Desserts for Every Season features more than 100 delectable recipes enhanced by the flavor that only fresh fruit provides. An array of pies and tarts; cakes, cookies, and confections; ice cream and sorbet; and sweet drinks with a modernist twist are included in this user-friendly primer, which is divided into four sections showcasing each season’s bounty. Master recipes and a seasonal harvest calendar are useful components. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1a0KszT


Summerland makes each month’s harvest a reason to celebrate, in the refined yet relaxed style of the South. In this, her first and long-awaited cookbook, Anne Quatrano draws on her twenty-eight years’ experience as a chef to pull together more than 100 of her best recipes and entertaining ideas. Peppered throughout are stories of Summerland—the farm that’s been in Quatrano’s family for five generations and that supplies much of the produce for her restaurants—which also provides the idyllic backdrop for many of the outdoor parties in the book. Learn more: http://bit.ly/15qkzF6

This collection features a wide array of recipes and entertaining tips that can be enjoyed year round. Good luck to all who enter!

September 13, 2013

Fashion House: Illustrated Interiors from the Icons of Style

Fashion House: Illustrated Interiors from the Icons of Style, 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.

Australian illustrator Megan Hess’ signature style of fashion illustration has made her a favorite with international fashion labels. In the video below, Hess—the illustrator behind Fashion House—discusses her inspirations as an artist and what drives her to create her beautifully illustrated worlds.

Take a look inside this excerpt of the book, or learn more by clicking here.


September 4, 2013

The Stories They Tell: Artifacts from the National September 11 Memorial Museum

A survivor’s shoes, worn while evacuating on September 11th.

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, (more…)

August 27, 2013

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.

Click here to learn more about Colt.

August 22, 2013

The Dream of an Ideal Home

Architect Allan Greenberg, author of the new monograph Allan Greenberg: Classical Architect, discusses the dream of an ideal home and his role in helping his clients achieve that dream.

A leading exponent of classical architecture, Allan Greenberg’s work is renowned for its historically inspired façades, its classical detail, and the highest level of craftsmanship. Collaborating with leading sculptors, wood-carvers, mosaicists, metalworkers, and ornamental plasterers to create beautiful details that make his work unique, Greenberg has produced buildings that radiate a sense of classic beauty and artistic integrity.

Click here to learn more.

August 8, 2013

Love Where You Live: At Home in the Country

Design expert Joan Osofsky of Hammertown Barn, a popular lifestyle store, shares her in-depth knowledge on stylish modern country living with a collection of creative ideas and real-life tips for making your home warm and welcoming. Osofsky’s book Love Where You Live: At Home in the Country, co-authored by Abby Adams, is full of practical decorating tips and easy and casual hosting ideas that are truly inspiring for today’s informal country lifestyle.

Click here to learn more about and look inside the new book Love Where You Live: At Home in the Country, on sale September 3rd.

June 10, 2013

Summer Reading from Rizzoli

Whether you plan to spend your weekends working in your garden, venturing into the great outdoors for some camping and fishing, or creating festive dishes consisting of the season’s freshest vegetables, Rizzoli has the books you’ll need to make the most of the summer season!

For a full list of titles, visit our Featured Titles page.

May 28, 2013

Enter to win Rizzoli’s Father’s Day Prize Pack

Enter to win our Father’s Day Prize Pack featuring Smoke: New Firewood Cooking, 1001 Golf Holes You Must Play Before You Die, and The Adventurer’s Guide to the Outdoors.

We are giving away 2 sets of all 3 books, just in time for Father’s Day.

This includes:

Smoke is a primer on the most time-tested culinary technique of all—but one that we have lost touch with. Chef Tim Byres shows how to imbue all kinds of foods—not just meat—with the irresistible flavor of smoke. Here he gives innovative ideas for easy ways to use smoke in your everyday kitchen arsenal of flavors—such as smoking safely on the stovetop with woodchips, putting together relishes and salsas made with smoked peppers and other vegetables, grilling with wood planks, and using smoke-cured meats to add layers of flavor to a dish.

1001 Golf Holes You Must Play Before You Die is a lavishly illustrated collection of the 1001 best golf holes from around the world, organized by challenge level, for golfers of every level. Every golfer dreams of the chance to play a great hole, and this book takes you to the world’s best. Covering 3-par, 4-par, and 5-par, the challenging, the scenic, the celebrity-designed, and the most demanding, this magnificent guide lets you discover the 1001 holes you simply must play. Each entry includes concise fact boxes that provide the official course name, location, hole number, length, par, designer, and critical course comments.

Both a fun read and a true resource of more than one hundred essential wilderness skills, The Adventurer’s Guide to the Outdoors is for readers of any age who love adventure, even from the comfort of an armchair. This book features more than 100 practical skills, including how to: tell time by the sun; build a raft; catch and cook a rabbit; navigate by the stars; build a shelter; cook on an open fire; purify water; and survive on a mountain. The entries are written by a panel of international writers who are authorities in the fields of general outdoors living and survival.

You can enter in any of the following ways:

On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RizzoliNewYork/app_28134323652

On Twitter: http://promoshq.wildfireapp.com/twitter/233/contests/325047

Or if you follow @Rizzoli_Books on Twitter, you can retweet our tweet about this contest and you’re automatically entered to win!

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 4th, and the prize will ship just in time to celebrate Father’s Day!

April 26, 2013

First Look: Rizzoli Fall 2013

Rizzoli is proud to present our Fall 2013 list, including a wonderful array of books by renowned fashion designers, artists, interior designers, chefs, style-makers, and more!

Front cover art from Dior Glamour: 1952–1962. Photograph ©Mark Shaw/Rizzoli International Publications. All rights reserved.

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