November 16, 2017
Rizzoli is offering a 10% discount to Kew Tenants when they purchase $200 worth of books or more.
Not only do you get this insider chance to save, but browsing Rizzoli’s beautiful store will get you in the holiday spirit. The shop’s walls are lined with some of the most interesting and beautiful books on the market.
We all know that finding that perfect gift is especially difficult in New York City, where everyone has his or her own special interests and unique taste. Rizzoli is the perfect solution, because there you’ll find lots of great new titles that will make the perfect present for your hard-to-please New York friends and family members.
Before you go, check out Rizzoli’s just released 2017/2018 Holiday Catalog online! If you’d like your own printed copy of the catalog you can pick one up in the lobbies of 1123 and 1133, in the Business Center or in the Kew Management Office (1123, Suite 407).
To start you on your search for the perfect gift, we’d like to share some especially interesting gift ideas:
Rijks, Masters of the Golden Age
By: Marcel Wanders
Rijks: Masters of the Golden Age pays homage to the 17th-century Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum’s prestigious Gallery of Honour. The book is lavishly produced in genuine leather, with beautiful hand-written calligraphy, and the finest printing technique and paper. The book brings the reader eye-to-eye with over 60 iconic paintings such as Rembrandt’s Night Watch and Vermeer’s Milkmaid. Providing an added dimension, leading contemporary critical thinkers explain how their perception of the world has been influenced by these paintings.
Dior by Mats Gustafson
By: Mats Gustafson
In this exquisite book, the watercolors and collages of Mats Gustafson replace the camera to capture the spirit and beauty of Dior. While illustration was used to promote fashion in the first half of the twentieth century, photography completely replaced it in the 1970s. So, when Dior approached Swedish illustrator Mats Gustafson in 2012 to portray its collections, it was a return to the elegance of fashion’s earliest mode of expression. Infused with a sophisticated charm, Gustafson’s vibrant watercolors and collages thoroughly capture haute couture masterpieces, recent contemporary ready-to-wear creations, and celebrated accessories.
Robert Adam: Country House Design, Decoration, and the Art of Elegance
By: Jeremy Musson
The definitive book on the most influential English country house architect and designer.
This beautifully produced book celebrates the work of Robert Adam, the great eighteenth-century architect who influenced generations by stamping his distinctive neoclassical aesthetic vision on the English country house interior. Lavish new photography provides a deeply visual exploration of Adam’s most important surviving country houses, such as Syon House and Harewood House, as well as Adam’s castle-style Mellerstain and town houses, such as Home House.
Artist Project: What Artists See When They Look at Art
By: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
120 of the world’s most influential contemporary artists discuss the art that inspires them in this lavishly packaged and designed book. Artists have long been stimulated and motivated by the work of those who came before them — sometimes, centuries before them. Interviews with 120 international contemporary artists discussing works from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection that spark their imagination shed new light on art-making, museums, and the creative process. Images of the artworks appear alongside images of the contemporary artists’ work, allowing readers to discover a rich web of visual connections that spans cultures and millennia.
Out East: Houses and Gardens of the Hamptons
By: Jennifer Ash Rudick
Out East captures the enduring appeal of shingled houses, modernist oceanfront designs, artists’ compounds, and Montauk surf shacks. Jennifer Ash Rudick leads an insider’s tour of more than 25 houses, cottages, and pool houses. And Tria Giovan captures extraordinary gardens, verandas, lakeside pavilions, farmhouses, and converted barns. In the picturesque seaside, elite communities are calling upon world-class designers to fine-tune their visions, giving rise to a fresh design vernacular: homes inspired by the natural beauty of a unique locale.
There is so much more for every interest right downstairs. Have Dog Lovers on your list? Try Canines of New York. Food Enthusiasts? Pick up How to Eataly. Cultural Historians? They will be riveted by Fink on Warhol. Indeed, it is safe to say that Rizzoli has a book to fit every individual on your holiday list. While the online Holiday Catalogue is fantastic for our busy schedules, there is really no substitute for browsing Rizzoli in person. For your next lunch break or after you leave the office, stop by the gorgeous bookstore downstairs, relax, browse . . . and save.