The Ultimate Collection
Assouline’s Ultimate Collection is an homage to the art of luxury bookmaking. Hand-bound using traditional techniques, with color plates hand-tipped on art-quality paper, each page of this limited-edition series bears the unique imprint of the artisan. Treating a range of topics from jewelry and fashion, fine art and the ‘Impossible Collections,’ the Ultimate Collection curates culture from around the world and across the ages. Nestled in linen clamshell presentation cases, these books attract collectors, lovers of the printed page, and those who devour the culture of our time. Signaling a new level of sophistication for true connoisseurs, these unique books are works of art in their own right.
The Impossible Collection Curated by specialists—collectors, curators and industry leaders–the Impossible Collection is the epitome of Assouline. These limited editions collate some of the world’s most highly sought after objects as seen through the eyes of experts. Hand bound and elegantly presented in linen cases on art-quality paper, these books are the essence of Assouline’s luxurious sophistication.
The Legends Collection
The Legends Collection, vibrant and sophisticated, are hardcover tomes housed in their own elegant slipcase. These titles are the authority on their subjects, inspired by mythic eras, artists, and high society. Fit for royalty, these books are inspired by tastemakers across the centuries, and are essential to the culturally inclined influencers of today.Discover
The Classics Collection
Representing movements in style and chronicling chic, The Classics are highly collectible, immaculately illustrated repositories of design, art, fashion, and everything in between. Each volume is an inspiring journey to aesthetic bliss, a unique world all its own.Discover
The Connoisseur Collection
The Connoisseur Collection presents all that is best of food and drink. These books make the world’s most famous recipes–from prohibition-era bars to Michelin-star restaurants–available in contemporary style and at popular prices. Assouline’s Connoisseur books are invaluable resources to any host or chef, and an absolute necessity in every kitchen.Discover
The Icons Collection
A celebration of the art de vivre, the Icons Collection puts to page exotic adventures, glamorous destinations, and fascinating characters in trademark Assouline style. With titles to transport readers to la dolce vita, this collection features the best-selling “In the Spirit of” destination series, lifestyle titles and inspiring movements spanning centuries.Discover
The City Lights Collection
The series showcases some of the world’s most alluring cities through the lens of Jean-Michel Berts—internationally exhibited master of the black and white image. The series is a visual homage to these glorious metropolises, with transportive texts
from regional authors.
The Memoire Collection
The Memoire Collection is Assouline’s original imprint, a visual history of fashion, art, and design. With over 250 titles on legendary names like Aläia, Chanel, Charles James, Dolce & Gabbana, and Marc Jacobs, the Memoire Collection forms an encyclopedia of lifestyle and culture, and the titles have been translated into over 10 languages.DISCOVER
Inspired by pieces from the fifteenth century, the Allure Bookstand is available in a variety of woods and lacquers and finished in brass. More than a bookstand, it is a sculptural piece to decorate a modern
room or library.