Milan Chic

₹ 11,000.00
₹ 11,000.00

Revel in Italian Aesthetics

Milan Chic encapsulates the charm and elegance of Northern Italy like no other. It's more than just a book; it's an immersive experience making unprecedented

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Revel in Italian Aesthetics

Milan Chic encapsulates the charm and elegance of Northern Italy like no other. It's more than just a book; it's an immersive experience making unprecedented stops at designers' homes, gifted artists' studios, and renowned architects' headquarters. A visual delight for anyone who adores Italy's graceful blend of tradition and modernity.

A Guided Tour at Your Fingertips

Ever dreamt of discovering the charisma of Milan from the comfort of your nest? Milan Chic promises to take you to a mystic ride towards Italy's artistic hub. This book is not just a testament to Milan's rich heritage, but it also unfolds the untold stories of brilliant minds shaping the city's design and art realm.

A Regal Touch to Your Collection

Crafted with meticulous attention to aesthetics, Milan Chic is an epitome of beauty that effortlessly elevates your book collection. Its exterior speaks volumes about the contents inside: chic, tasteful, and inherently Milanese. This is not just a book, but a piece of Milanese soul, offering inspiration to those who seek beauty in all aspects of life, from architecture to personal style.



Founded in Paris in 1994 by Prosper and Martine Assouline, Assouline Publishing began with the ambition to be the first luxury brand dedicated to culture. The couple sought to redefine the contemporary book, melding visually rich narratives with compelling storytelling, driven by their passion for knowledge, culture, and travel. This vision has expanded to include over 1,700 titles spanning art, fashion, design, travel, and lifestyle, alongside special editions and bespoke library accessories, establishing Assouline as a paragon of luxury publishing​. Martine, with a diverse background from the Ivory Coast to Peru, and studies in interior design and law in Europe, brought her extensive experience in public relations and communication to the forefront of Assouline. Prosper, alongside Martine, has navigated the brand to its current standing as a leader in the luxury and fashion publishing sectors, turning it into a globally recognized name.

"Milan Chic," an exquisite addition to the Assouline collection, is a masterpiece that embodies the soul of Milan through its rich tapestry of design, art, and architecture. This elegantly crafted volume serves as a guided tour, offering readers an intimate glimpse into the vibrant heart of Northern Italy. It's a celebration of the Milanese ethos, where tradition and modernity dance in harmonious balance, captured through the lens of renowned designers, artists, and architects whose works define the city's aesthetic landscape.

The book is a manifestation of Assouline's commitment to luxury and culture, curated with an eye for visually rich narratives and compelling storytelling. Prosper and Martine Assouline, the visionary founders of the publishing house, have always championed the creation of books that are not merely to be read but experienced. "Milan Chic" continues this tradition, inviting readers to revel in Italian aesthetics, as it encapsulates the elegance and charm of Milan with unprecedented access to the private spaces of those shaping the city's art and design scene.

Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, "Milan Chic" is a testament to Milan's heritage and its influence on global design. Its pages are adorned with stunning photography and insightful commentary, offering inspiration to enthusiasts of all aspects of life, from architecture to personal style. This book is more than a visual delight; it's a bridge to the Milanese spirit, echoing the city's ethos of beauty, innovation, and tradition. It's a piece that not only enriches one's collection but also serves as a source of inspiration and a reflection on the enduring beauty of Milanese design.

Assouline's "Milan Chic" is a captivating exploration of Milan's unparalleled style and sophistication, capturing the essence of the city's vibrant fashion, design, and cultural scenes. This high-end luxury book is a visual feast, celebrating the elegance and allure that make Milan a global epicenter of chic living. Displaying this masterpiece thoughtfully will not only enhance your space but also invite admiration and conversation about one of the world's most stylish cities.

Ideal Locations for Display:

  • The Living Quarters: The quintessential spot for "Milan Chic" is undoubtedly the living room. This area acts as a canvas for homeowners to paint their personal style, thus providing the perfect stage for such an exquisite tome. It beckons as a source of inspiration, igniting conversations and admiration from guests.
  • The Connoisseur's Study: Nestling "Milan Chic" within the confines of a study or home office bestows a wellspring of creativity upon those who venerate design and architecture. Amid a collection reflecting diverse personal interests, this book seamlessly integrates, enriching a space dedicated to culture and aesthetic refinement.
  • The Sanctum of Solitude: For those who have carved out a niche for reading or possess a dedicated library, "Milan Chic" emerges as a crown jewel. Displayed with pride on a coffee table or bookstand, it extends an open invitation to explore its depths.
Milan Chic book by Assouline

Office or Study:

  • Minimalist Elegance: The book's chic and tasteful demeanor demands a minimalist showcase to truly shine. A pristine, modern bookshelf or an understated yet elegant coffee table suits it best. Elevating it on a pedestal stand accentuates its prominence, making it a focal point.
  • Accents of Italian Grace: Enhancing the Italian aesthetic involves pairing "Milan Chic" with accessories that resonate with its theme. Sleek, geometric bookends, tastefully designed lamps, or minimalistic vases hosting vibrant blooms evoke the essence of an Italian garden, encapsulating Milan's sophisticated design ethos.
  • Palette of Poise: Adopting a color scheme that mirrors Milan's subdued elegance sets the perfect backdrop. Neutral shades like creams, beiges, and light grays allow the book to command attention, while strategic pops of color like emerald green or navy blue introduce layers of depth and allure.
  • Texture and Contrast: Introducing a variety of textures through accents like plush throw pillows, luxurious rugs, or refined upholstery adds a dimensional richness. Materials such as velvet, silk, and leather not only complement the book's aesthetic but also craft a setting of unbridled luxury.
  • Artistic Nuances: Selecting artwork or photographs that encapsulate Milan's or Italy's design legacy enhances the thematic depth. Opt for pieces that strike a balance between modernity and tradition, akin to the book's narrative, fostering an environment that celebrates cultural and aesthetic sophistication.

Final Embellishments:

  • Illuminating Highlights: Strategic lighting accentuates "Milan Chic," drawing the eye and warming the space. Thoughtfully positioned lamps not only spotlight the book but also set an inviting tone, enriching the ambiance.
  • Personal Signatures: Incorporating elements that reflect a personal connection to the book's themes adds a unique touch. Be it a collection of Italian ceramics, a cherished photograph of Milan, or a candle that conjures the scent of Italian flora, these personal details infuse the space with individuality and warmth.

In curating a space around "Milan Chic," the goal is to forge an atmosphere that is both elevated and welcoming. The book not only serves as a decorative centerpiece but also as a portal to inspiration, enveloping the space in the refined beauty and innovative spirit of Milan.

Dimensions H 33 X W 28 cm
H 12.99 X W 11.02 inch
Material Silk Hardcover
Country of Origin USA
Weight 2.67 kg
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