Assouline Smiley: 50 Years of Good News Book
The Turkish Riviera, known as the Turquoise Coast, is home to stunning mountainous landscapes, rich myths and folklore, and more than six hundred miles of pristine coastline along the warm Aegean and Mediterranean seas. With two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the ruins of the Mausoleum of Maussollos and the Temple of Artemis, this stretch of coast is a destination apart, so much so that it is said that Mark Antony chose it as the most spectacular wedding. gift for Cleopatra. Through the lens of Oliver Pilcher, this blue voyage draws wanderlust readers to set sail and enjoy the dazzling sapphire hues of dreamy yacht life off the coast. Anecdotes from lovers of the region include Mica Ertegun, Tommy Hilfiger, Chiara Ferragni and Mert Alas, who spent their summers sailing these historic waters.
Released in May 2019
Width 9.76 x length 12.99 x depth 1.34 inches
Nevbahar Koç was born and raised on the Bosphorus, Istanbul. He lived in Los Angeles for many years and graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in fine arts. It was a love for his magical city that inspired his first book with Assouline, Bosphorus Private. Now, in his second collaboration, he shares once again his passion for his country, as well as for art, design and photography through a trip along the Turkish coast.
Irem Kinay has collaborated on several books with Assouline, including The Grand Bazaar Istanbul, The Light of Istanbul, Sultans, Ottoman Chic, and Bosphorus Private. Her passion for the arts and books inspired her to launch the first Assouline boutique in Istanbul, which has become a celebrated destination for a wide range of titles, as well as specially selected accessories for sophisticated libraries.
Oliver Pilcher has been a photographer with Condé Nast Traveler for over ten years. Born in Scotland, Mr. Pilcher studied sculpture at the Edinburgh College of Art before embarking on a photography career in New York City. His captivating images have allowed him to photograph for some of the best brands in the world and have taken him on endless incredible journeys. Oliver currently splits his time between New York and Costa Rica with his wife, Abigail, and their four children, Andalucía, Bianca, Constantina, and Herbie Pilcher.
Known for revolutionising the coffee table book, Assouline is a world-renowned luxury publisher devoted to culture and lifestyle. Founded in Paris by husband and wife duo Prosper and Martine, the brand produces contemporary masterpieces for the modern library that are designed to be passed down from generation to generation. From fashion books showcasing the work of inspirational designers such as Coco Chanel and Christian Dior, to travel books which will transport you to Ibiza or the French Riviera, each edition is both beautiful and thought-provoking. Guaranteed to add a splash of elegance to your coffee table, discover a selection of the world’s most sophisticated books today on Trouva.