Ass- Greek Island - Maison SIA
Ass- Greek Island - Maison SIA
Ass- Greek Island - Maison SIA

Greek Island

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A Journey Through Lens and Words

Each page of Assouline’s Greek Island serves as a window to the soul-soothing landscapes and vibrant cultures of the Greek islands. With over

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A Journey Through Lens and Words

Each page of Assouline’s Greek Island serves as a window to the soul-soothing landscapes and vibrant cultures of the Greek islands. With over 200 illustrations, readers are treated to an intimate exploration of legendary islands, including the storied steps of Patmos and the cinematic allure of Hydra. The islands' rich history and mythology are beautifully explored in the book, connecting you to the timeless tales of gods, heroes, and the captivating figures who walked these lands - from Aga Khan to Sophia Loren. Whether you're a history aficionado, a travel enthusiast, or simply a lover of beautiful books, Assouline’s Greek Island is your gateway to experiencing the essence of Greek island life without leaving your home.

Unveiling Greek Mystique

With Assouline’s Greek Island you can delve into the architectural grandeur that defines the Greek islands. From cliffside monasteries to ancient ruins, this book beautifully captures the harmony between nature and human craftsmanship. The vivid photography and compelling narratives bring to life the traditions, festivities, and the unparalleled hospitality that the islands are renowned for. It's an invitation to immerse oneself in a lifestyle where time slows down, and beauty unfolds in the simplest moments. Travel through the pages to the place that has inspired countless artists, writers, and filmmakers. With Assouline’s Greek Island you can also discover the landscapes that formed the backdrop of iconic films and the muse behind famous artworks.

Design and Craftsmanship

Encased in a linen hardcover, Assouline’s Greek Island is not just a book but a piece of art. Its dimensions ( W 26 X H 33 cm ) make it a perfect addition to your coffee table, inviting guests to delve into its pages. With 312 pages brimming with captivating content, this book promises not only a journey for the eyes but also a rich reading experience. The quality of paper and printing ensures that every illustration is a feast for the senses. Needless to say, this book is a timeless testament to the beauty and allure of the Greek islands. It is an enduring keepsake that will continually inspire dreams of adventure and discovery.

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Assouline is the epitome of refined luxury, transforming mere books into exquisite treasures since its inception in 1994 by Prosper and Martine Assouline. Positioned as the premier luxury brand on culture, Assouline is dedicated to crafting books that are not only informative but also beautiful objects of art, celebrated for their rich content and exceptional production quality. Each Assouline book is a masterpiece, featuring hand-bound covers, premium papers, and sophisticated slipcases, making them coveted collectibles in the realms of fashion, art, architecture, and travel. Their lavish illustrations and meticulous design reflect a commitment to artisanal excellence, turning each page into a visual celebration.

Assouline is a symbol of sophistication and an indispensable addition to the libraries of those who value luxury and elegance. It is a brand where each publication promises to elevate one's personal collection and inspire dreams of grandeur and beauty. And true to its ethos, Assouline's "Greek Island" is not merely a book but a profound narrative crafted with the soul of an artist and the precision of a historian. The inspiration for "Greek Island" stems from a deep-rooted appreciation for Greece's historical tapestry and its impact on modern civilization. The artist behind this creation sought to encapsulate the essence of Greek island life—its mythological past, its architectural marvels, and the legendary figures that have colored its storied landscapes. From tales of ancient gods to the leisurely sojourns of icons like Sophia Loren, each page is a celebration of Greece's enduring legacy in the arts and humanities.

In crafting this volume, the designers and writers at Assouline have transcended traditional publishing norms. Each chapter is meticulously designed, balancing vibrant photography with engaging narratives that invite the reader to experience the islands' magnetic allure. The choice of a linen hardcover adds a tactile richness to the book, enhancing its presence as a centerpiece on any coffee table. "Assouline’s Greek Island" is more than a travelogue; it is a portal crafted by artists and visionaries. It serves as a bridge connecting the reader not only to the geographical beauty of the islands but also to their soul—through festive narratives, serene landscapes, and the architectural harmony that defines them. This book is designed to be a perennial source of inspiration, appealing to aesthetes, historians, and dreamers alike, making it a quintessential possession for those who cherish art, culture, and the timeless elegance of the Aegean.

Beyond their renowned books, Assouline extends its cultural influence through curated libraries and bespoke collections designed for the world's most prestigious hotels and private clubs. These elegantly appointed spaces offer immersive cultural experiences and host exclusive events that draw intellectuals, artists, and the fashion elite.

Given the rich visual and cultural content of "Assouline’s Greek Island", here are some style guide suggestions on how to best incorporate this book into different spaces within a home, tailored to its theme and aesthetic:

In the Living Room

  • Coffee Table Display: Place "Assouline’s Greek Island" prominently on a coffee table surrounded by small, authentic Greek artifacts such as a classic amphora or delicately painted ceramics. Pair these with a stylish magnifying glass to invite guests to explore the details of the book’s imagery.
  • Theme Coordination: Match the book with blue and white accents reminiscent of the Greek flag or the iconic rooftops of Santorini. This can include throw pillows, vases, or even a framed print of a Greek landscape on the wall to create a cohesive Mediterranean theme.

    In the Study or Library

  • On a Book Stand: Display the book on an elegant book stand where it can stay open to a favorite page. This serves as an art piece and inspires a deeper connection with the content.
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  • Accompanying Decor: Enhance the area with items that reflect Greek craftsmanship, such as hand-woven rugs or traditional Greek wooden furniture, to amplify the essence of Greek culture and history depicted in the book.

    In the Bedroom

  • Personal Reading Nook: Create a serene reading nook by placing the book on a small table beside a comfortable chair near a window. Use soft, natural fabrics and light colors to mimic the airy feel of the Greek islands, and perhaps include a small olive tree in a pot to add greenery.

    Additional Styling Tips

  • Lighting: Use soft, warm lighting to highlight the book and make its pages glow, enhancing the beautiful photography and making it a focal point of the room.
  • Scent: Introduce a subtle scent of lavender or citrus through candles or diffusers to evoke the fragrances of the Greek landscape, enhancing the sensory experience while browsing through the book.

This meticulously curated coffee table book invites you to embark on a visually stunning odyssey to the heart of the Greek islands, a voyage that promises to ignite your wanderlust and enrich your understanding of this mesmerizing region.

Dimensions W 10.2 X H 12.9 in
W 26 X H 33 cm
Material Linen hardcover
Country of Origin USA
Weight 2.9 kg
ASSOULINE Greek Island