The bird that proclaimed ‘peace’ for a designer who spread love

It isn’t just the carrier pigeon that carries messages for mankind. Our new book Bird is filled with avian symbolism

Milton Glaser, Birds, 1965. © Milton Glaser - Permission Estate of Milton Glaser

How Septime uncorked great sauces

Fine, unusual wines aren’t just for drinking at this iconoclastic Parisian restaurant, as our new book explains

Jura winemaker Jean-François ‘Fanfan’ Ganevat drawing off some wine from a barrel. Photographs by Alexandre Guirkinger

African Artists and Religion

With both piety and parody, the works in our new book tackle the organised faiths that have taken root in this continent

The Last Supper, 2014, by Paul Ndema. Courtesy of the Sindika Dokolo Collection

Share summer fruits, like an artist

In The Kitchen Studio, artists share some unconventional, sweet summer recipes with us

Fallen Fruit. How to Make Jam (and Share With Others). Courtesy of Fallen Fruit © David Allen Burns and Austin Young, 2021

The Latin American Cookbook snack fit for a beauty queen

This popular Venezuelan dish pays tribute to the region’s pre-Columbian past and one of its 20th-century triumphs

Curvy Queen Arepas. Photo by Jimena Agois

The bird that caught a fashion photographer’s gaze

Our new book, Bird, features some feathers that wouldn't be out of place on a Milan catwalk

Thomas Lohr, Acryllium vulturinum, from Birds, 2015

Gegia Bronzini, the Woman who Made hand weaving modern

Our new book, Woman Made, tells the tale of the Italian ‘textile diva’ who brought the hand loom into the 20th century

Gegia Bronzini. Striped Fabric 1964. Picture credit: Archivo Privato Gegia Bronzini

The unusual cocktails that make Slippurinn stand out

This remote Icelandic restaurant introduces lots of unique local flavours into its tasty mixed drinks

Arctic thyme. Illustration: Renate Feizaka. Slippurinn mixes this with vodka and pear cider to create one of its distinctive cocktails.

This Brazilian fashion designer’s house shows the true value of a loose fit

French designer Serge Cajfinger’s Bahia home is formed from a delightfully desconstructed arrangement of pavilions

Sand House, Studio MK27 & Serge Cajfinger, Trancoso, Brazil, 2019. Photo Fernando Guerra, Courtesy of Studio MK27

How one street changed the direction of men’s fashion

The Men's Fashion Book takes a leisurely stroll along London’s Savile Row

Patrick Grant, London. Photograph by Scott Schuman. Picture credit: Scott Schuman, The Sartorialist

Can you detect Jackie Kennedy’s Francophile style in this interior?

These Presidential private quarters, featured in our new Atlas Of Interior Design, could make you feel as if you’re in Paris. . .

Kennedy private quarters. Sister Parish & Stéphane Boudin; Washington, D.C. (US), 1962

African Artists and war

Conflicts across the continent have shaped all too many of the works in our new survey of African art

Aboudia. Daloa 29, 2011.

The little pies with a lot of history in The Latin American Cookbook

Empanadas can be found in pretty much all of Latin America though their origins lie an ocean away

Potato and Peanut Empanadas. Photo: Jimena Agois

How Septime added taste and beauty to infusions

At this groundbreaking restaurant, the herbal tea-style infusions are made to be gastronomically and visually enticing

A winter infusion, featurinhg limequat, lemon from Menton and fennel. All photographs by Alexandre Guirkinger

The birds that battle for mates

Our new book, Bird, shows the surprising similarities between avian and human behaviour

Elizabeth Boehm, Greater Sage Grouse Fight, 2019

Put a smile on your plate, like an artist

A good many artists have created face-like food works for our new book The Kitchen Studio. Here’s how to recreate them

Jeppe Hein. Today I Feel Like … Meringues! Photos: Studio Jeppe Hein / Jan Strempel. © Jeppe Hein, 2021

Greta Grossman, the Woman who Made Hollywood wake up to Scandi design

Think Scandi cool is a new thing? This Swedish designer turned Sinatra and Garbo onto her functional and elegant interiors

Gräshoppa Floor Lamp, c. 1947 by Greta Grossman

This Bajan beach house will bring a smile to your face

Kit Kemp is seriously good at creating boutique hotels, but she still leaves space to indulge her playful nature, as our new Atlas of Interior Design shows

Rossferry, Kit Kemp, St. James, Barbados, 2015.  Photo by Simon Brown, Courtesy of Firmdale Hotels

Find a new way to start your day with Middle Eastern Sweets

Salma Hage's new book has fresh ingredients and flavours to wake up your breakfast routine

Pistachio Pancakes with Caramelized Apricots. Photography: Liz and Max Haarala Hamilton

The herbal pick-me-up in The Latin American Cookbook

Our new survey of Latin American cookery features yerba maté, a holly bush infusion that has been enjoyed for centuries

Iced yerba maté

Let science guide you towards the Italian sweet life

Our new book The Italian Bakery explains a little of the hard science that underpins sweet, Italian dolci

Banana, Mango, and Mint Charlotte. All images from The Italian Bakery

How Tokyo changed men's fashion

Back in 1964, “young men embraced a distinctive Ivy League–inspired style through natty sack suits, cropped trousers and madras jackets ... but things change!

Yoshikiyo Hirata. Rugged Boss, Kapital Fall/Winter 2017 collection, Marfa, TX. Photograph by Eric Kvatek.

The bird that played its part in an ancient ball game

This Mayan artefact has both sporting and religious significance, explains our new book, Bird: Exploring the Winged World

Hacha, c.AD 600–1000. Stone, 25.4 × 53.3 × 6.35 cm / 10 × 21 × 2 ½ in, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota. The William Hood Dunwoody Fund

Embolden your breakfast table like an artist

Renowned artists share their recipes in our new book, The Kitchen Studio, including this tasty slice of sourdough from Olafur Eliasson that looks a lot like one of his works

Studio Olafur Eliasson. Food Pigments on Studio Sourdough. Photo: Studio Olafur Eliasson

Anna Castelli Ferrieri, the Woman who Made plastic fantastic

This Italian pioneer used high-tech manufacturing techniques to create perfect mid-century masterpieces

The Componibili Modular Storage System by Anna Castelli Ferrieri

Anna Castelli Ferrieri, the Woman who Made plastic fantastic

This Italian pioneer used high-tech manufacturing techniques to create perfect mid-century masterpieces

Anna Castelli Ferrieri. Componibili Modular Storage System, 1967. Picture credit: Kartell US B. 1918, Milan. D. 2006, Milan.

The highly cultured fish dish in the Latin American Cookbook

Think you know ceviche? Think again. Our new book traces the cultural evolution of this deceptively simple recipe and it's a fascinating tale

Street cart ceviche from The Latin American Cookbook

The NYC loft fit for a Wolf

Interior design icon Vicente Wolf’s own home in Manhattan’s Garment District captures a life well lived, as our Atlas of Interior Design explains


How Septime made 'blandness' a thing of beauty

The restaurant set out to destroy the old French dining order using simplicity and restraint

A food and wine pairing, or actually in this case, a food and Japanese sake pairing. At Septime, the drink is a common choice for

African Artists and masks

Our new book demonstrates how the continent’s brightest contemporary artists draw on one of its earliest forms

Bala Na Djolo (2013) by Fatoumata Diabaté

Marianne Brandt, the Woman who Made the Bauhaus metal workshop her own

In Woman Made, Jane Hall tells the stories of female designers who helped create our modern world, including this Bauhaus alumni who proved metalwork wasn’t just for men

Kettle (1925–26) by Marianne Brandt. From Woman Made

This Russian house will take you back to the USSR

The Atlas of Interior Design features a wide range of fine homes, including one that references classic dachas and old-school Soviet era designs

Wood Patchwork House, Peter Kostelov, Konakovsky District, Tver Oblast, Russia, 2009

Find a new way to create summer drinks with Middle Eastern Sweets

Salma Hage's new book has fresh ingredients and flavours to mix with drinks you love

From left: Arabic iced coffee; hibiscus and orange iced tea; limonada; pomegranate and rose cordial

The bird that changed the way we communicate

How the cute and clever Twitter logo helped turn the social media platform into a place to pontificate

Twitter Bird, 2012, by Doug Bowman

Hammer out something sweet (the way an artist would)

World-renowned artists share their recipes via our new book, The Kitchen Studio. Here are two sweet-toothed inclusions with a twist

The Humbova, 2020, by Laura Wilson

The foraged plants that bring flavour to Slippurinn

The chef at this incredible - and incredibly remote - restaurant unearths a wealth of tasty ingredients in an austere environment (though we're still not sure about 'seaweed beard'...)

Seaweed tart with beach herbs and seaweed custard

Enjoy this sweet and simple taste of Italian life

Our new book, The Italian Bakery, gives beginners the tools to make delicious dolci by building up skills with simple recipes

Apricot and vanilla cake

How technology rebooted men's fashion

We trace the influence of digital as told in the many profiles within The Men’s Fashion Book

A model wearing a Jhane Barnes Checkmate stretch woven sweater, Spring 1991

The rare and tasty charcoal-cooked eggs in The Latin American Cookbook

Settlers might have brought chickens to Latin America, but they haven’t supplanted the wild array of native animal eggs used in local cuisines

Charcoal cooked rhea eggs, as featured in the Latin American Cookbook

Find a new way to hang onto summer flavours with Middle Eastern Sweets

Add fresh flavour and texture to long lasting summer jams with Salma Hage's new book

Rose petal jelly, spiced apricot compote, roasted orange marmalade, and sour cherry jam, from Middle Eastern Sweets

The bird that put the magic into myth

In Bird: Exploring the Winged World we take a look at the mythological creature that spans ancient civilisations and modern presidents

Tile with image of phoenix, late 13th century. Stonepaste with underglaze painted in blue and turquoise and lustre-painted on opaque white ground, 37.5 × 36.2 cm / 14 ¾ × 14 ¼ in. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Cleo Baldon, the Woman who Made pool culture cool and comfortable

Woman Made tells the stories of female designers who helped make our modern world, including this one who created the ideal accompaniment to the pool bar

Counter Stool, c. 1970s, by Cleo Baldon. From Woman Made

African Artists and the photo studio

The enduring influence of posed, studio portraits can be seen in our groundbreaking new book on African art

Je Vais Décoller (‘I’m Going to Take Off’), 1977, printed 2017 by Sory Sanlé

The LA collector’s home that is a pretty fine work in its own right

Our new Atlas of Interior Design features many fine homes, including one that once housed works by Picasso, Giacometti and Matisse

Brody Residence, A. Quincy Jones & William Haines, Los Angeles, California, US, c. 1954. Picture credit: Julius Shulman © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

The bird that's judged on its building skills

This reconstruction of a bowerbird’s nest ended up in a gallery. Maybe the distance between art world and avian world isn’t as big as we think

Andy Holden and Peter Holden, Natural Selection, 2018. Mixed media, Temporary installation at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK. Andy Holden/Photograph by Alison Bettles

How Septime made foraging 'a little less foolish'

These young French restaurateurs love to use natural ingredients - just don’t expect to see a lot of ‘hairy herbs’ on the plate

Twilight at D’une île, on the edge of the Bois de Voré in the Parc naturel régional du Perche. Photograph by Alexandre Guirkinger

Join Virgilio Martínez on his journey to discover the soul of Latin American cookery

When the superstar chef gathered recipes from across the continent for his new book he also uncovered some incredible stories along the way

Virgilio Martínez on his incredible Latin American Cookbook journey - photography by Daniel Silva

The birds beloved by cigarette card collectors

Cigarette cards were originally intended to protect a buyer’s smokes from bending, but these adorable avian ones quickly found favour among collectors

Birds of the Tropics, 1889 Chromolithograph cigarette cards, issued by Allen & Ginter. From Bird

African Artists and sexuality

Pioneering Queer artists are among those offering insights into contemporary life in the African continent in our groundbreaking new book

Iduku, 2011, from the series 'Black Men in Dress', by Sabelo Mlangeni

Aino Aalto, the Woman who Made beautiful glassware we can all enjoy

In Woman Made, Jane Hall tells the stories of female designers who helped create our modern world, including this Finnish architect and businesswoman


The fishermen that saved Slippurinn

You might not think sourcing fish on an Icelandic island would be a particularly hard challenge – but you’d be wrong

Chef Gísli Matt (bottom right) inspects the fish being loaded into Slippurinn

The smart chemistry in the Latin American Cookbook

There is one ancient, yet effective, preparation technique that opens up a world of culinary opportunities, Virgilio Martínez's new book reveals

Corn, or maize, as featured in The Latin American Cookbook

The Women who Made contemporary furniture, while drawing on traditional designs

In our new book Women Made: Great Women Designers, Jane Hall profiles the innovative individuals unafraid of embracing the traditional and vernacular

Hizz Rocking Chair, 2016, by Mentalla Said and Jumana Taha. From Woman Made

When music shook, rattled and rolled men’s fashion

By ditching formality and embracing rebellious androgyny, rock stars helped change the way men dress forever

Elvis Presley, 1956, as featured in The Men's Fashion Book

This is how you can mix drinks like an artist

World-renowned artists offer up a bar load of tasty cocktail recipes in our new book The Kitchen Studio

Ponche a Crème by Zak Ové

The Swiss home that is just so Seventies

Designer Verner Panton’s own home on the outskirts of Basel was a symphony of modern and mid-century styles

Panton House by Verner Panton, Binningen, Switzerland, 1972. As reproduced in our new Atlas of Interior Design

Find a new way to make guilt-free treats with Middle Eastern Sweets

Add fresh flavour and texture to your snacks with this low-fat sweet treat from Salma Hage's new book

Fruit leather, as featured in Middle Eastern Sweets

The bird that flew to The Moon

Our new book, Bird: Exploring the Winged World, includes the Apollo 11 mission badge, with an uncharacteristically peaceful bald eagle

The Official Emblem of Apollo 11, 1969, by Neil Armstrong, Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin and Michael Collins. Embroidery, Diam. 10.4 cm / 4 in NASA

Find a new way to impress your guests, with Middle Eastern Sweets

Add fresh flavour and texture to a show-stopping ice cream recipe via food world legend Salma Hage's new book

Stretchy Ice Cream, or booza. Photography by Liz and Max Haarala Hamilton

The perfect setting for perfect books

These images, taken in an award-winning contemporary Californian house, show how well our publications complete a room

Phaidon books at The California House by Gluck+. Photography: Paul Vu/Here and Now Agency (@hereandnowagency);Styling: Dorothea Coelho Interiors (@dorotheacoelho); Architecture: Gluck+ @gluck_plus

Find a new way to get kids baking, with Middle Eastern Sweets

Children will love the playful recipes in our new book, and you’ll love the fresh new flavours

Fig jam thumbprint cookies. Photography: Liz and Max Haarala Hamilton. From Middle Eastern Sweets

This curvy Mexican house could be mistaken for a work of art

There’s barely a single, straight line to be found in Casa Senosiain, the hillside house that looks like Land Art

Casa Senosiain, Javier Senosiain, Naucalpan de Juárez (MX), 1984

The surprising Indonesian influence in the Latin American Cookbook

International, colonial links brought this dish half way around the world, as our latest cookbook explains

Mixed vegetables with spicy peanut sauce, or gado-gado, as featured in The Latin American Cookbook

The bird that fooled Einstein

Our new book, Bird: Exploring the Winged World, includes the toy, nodding birdie that foxed the father of relativity

Drinking Bird, 1945. Glass, plastic, feathers, metal, felt, H. 19 cm / 7 ½ in Private collection

African Artists and Empire

The colonial and postcolonial experience looms large in our groundbreaking new book African Artists From 1882 to Now


This Palm Springs pad is great to Bond over

Waiting for the much-delayed 007 film? Take a look at this house fit for a real-life Bond, as featured in our Atlas of Interior Design

Villa Grigio. James H. McNaughton & Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Palm Springs, California (US), 1963/2016

How the Icelandic economic crash helped give birth to Slippurinn

The 2008 financial crisis devastated Iceland, but it led chef Gísli Matt to look for inspiration close to home

Chef Gísli Matt on the beach at Heimaey

The superfoods in the Latin American Cookbook

Highly nutritional grains are a staple food in this part of the world (though the associated dishes might not always please clean-eating diet coaches!)

Quinoa Fritters. Photo by Jimena Agois

How Septime swapped the sommelier for better wine

Two young French restaurateurs proved to Parisian gastronomes that natural wine is much better than unnatural pretentions

La Cave, 3 rue Basfroi, Paris. Photo by Alexandre Guirkinger

All you need to know about Jens Risom: A Seat at the Table

We’re proud to publish the first monograph on the life and work of this legendary Danish-American mid-century designer

Jens Risom: A Seat at the Table

All you need to know about Unelaborated Products

Ferran Adrià’s elBullifoundation takes a deep dive into the uncooked and unprocessed ingredients that form the foundation of all cuisine

Unelaborated Products

Find a new way to cool off, with Middle Eastern Sweets

Add fresh flavours to your ice pops and chilled desserts this summer using our new book of Middle Eastern delights

Yogurt and honey ice pops. Photography: Liz and Max Haarala Hamilton. From Middle Eastern Sweets

How Septime tore apart the restaurant hierarchy of Paris

Our new book describes how two young Parisians challenged the values of haute cuisine and created a whole new way of eating out

Façade of Septime at 80 rue de Charonne, in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. Photograph: Alexandre Guirkinger

The sleek tropical villa that could give you a Royal flush

Our new Atlas of Interior Design offers readers incredible access to some of the most beautiful dwellings on earth, including this home-from-home for a member of the House of Windsor

Les Jolies Eaux, Oliver Messel, Mustique, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 1978. Image courtesy of The Mustique Company

When hip-hop took hold of men’s fashion

Our new book reaches beyond big designers and name brands to look at how cultural and social movements have changed the way we dress

Rolling Partners, Downtown Brooklyn, NYC, 1982. Photograph by Jamel Shabazz. This image illustrates the Cazal entry in The Men's Fashion Book

The volcano that shaped Slippurinn

The eruption of Eldfell almost put an end to life on the Icelandic island, Heimaey. So why does the chef Gísli Matt find the volcano comforting?

The Eldfell volcano on Heimaey. As reproduced in Slippurinn

The ancient civilisations in the Latin American Cookbook

Our new overview of Latin American cuisines looks back at the pre-Columbian elements

Corn beer, as featured in the Latin American Cookbook

The little bird that charmed royalty (but really annoyed revolutionaries)

Our new book, Bird: Exploring the Winged World, includes the very first Fabergé egg, loved by the Romanovs, and hated by the Bolsheviks

The Hen Egg, 1885. Varicoloured gold, enamel, rubies. Fabergé Museum, Saint Petersburg. From Bird

All you need to know about Universal Design Studio

The debut monograph from this acclaimed practice demonstrates how crucial design is for creating better spaces, better experiences, and better cities

Universal Design Studio

Massimo plates up with David Beckham

On a recent trip to Italy, the soccer star tried recreating one of the chef's best-known dishes

Bottura and Beckham plating up together. A still from David Beckham's Instagram video

All you need to know about Living by the Ocean

Our thrilling new architectural survey brings together some of today’s most impressive homes built in awe-inspiring coastal locations around the world

Living by the Ocean

All you need to know about Two Worlds: Above and Below

The first major book in two decades by pioneering underwater photographer David Doubilet takes us into a deep and beautiful world

Two Worlds: Above and Below the Sea by David Doubilet

All you need to know about Lorna Simpson

Get the one, authoritative monograph on this brilliant, trailblazing, celebrated American artist

Lorna Simpson

All you need to know about Woman Made

Jane Hall realigns design history, by focussing on the world's greatest female designers

Woman Made

All you need to know about Match Point: Tennis by Martin Parr

See the world's Grand Slam tournaments from Martin Parr's inimitable point of view

Match Point: Tennis by Martin Parr

All you need to know about Mickalene Thomas

Our new book is the first comprehensive monograph dedicated to an artist already leaving her mark on art history

Mickalene Thomas

All you need to know about Rainbows in Bloom

The Putnams’ debut children’s book not only teaches kids about colour, it also opens up the beauty of the floral world

Rainbows in Bloom

All you need to know about Living in Colour

Our new colour-ordered contemporary interior design book takes readers through the spectrum, room by room

Living in Colour

All you need to know about Peter Marino: The Architecture of Chanel

Discover one of the most fruitful partnerships in modern architecture, via sixteen breathtaking stores

Peter Marino: The Architecture of Chanel

Deborah Berke By Design

'The spaces are refined with an artful order, so the lives and interests of our clients are foregrounded,' says the New York architect

Deborah Berke

Vincent Van Duysen By Design

'I am inspired by the ideas and forms of tribal and nomadic cultures,' says the Belgian architect and interior designer

Vincent Van Duysen - photo by Thomas Seear-Budd

Fran Hickman By Design

There's no signature aesthetic for this UK designer but her studio’s portfolio reveals elegant, highly tailored interiors with playful touches - no wonder Gwyneth Paltrow is a fan


Martin Brudnizki By Design

'A house can not only make us feel comfortable, but also more confident,' says this masterful Swedish American designer

Martin Brudnizki

All you need to know about Septime, La Cave, Clamato, D'une île

An evocative, intimate food monograph by the duo behind one of the most acclaimed restaurant collections in France

Septime, La Cave, Clamato, D'une île

All you need to know about The Italian Bakery

Unlock the sweet life, with this easy to follow, authoritative guide to authentic Italian dolci

The Italian Bakery

All you need to know about Slippurinn

Find out how chef Gísli Matt turned a scorched Icelandic volcanic island into a culinary paradise

Slippurinn: Recipes and Stories from Iceland

All you need to know about The Ultimate Art Museum

Reignite your children’s love of museums with this beautiful, accessible, interactive museum-in-a-book

The Ultimate Art Museum

David Netto By Design

The acclaimed American interior designer describes why David Bowie and Bryan Ferry are among those who've informed his practice

David Netto - photo by Rozette Rago

All you need to know about Flower Flash

The New Yorker calls Lewis Miller 'the Banksy of floral design.' Isn't it time you got to know more about him?

Flower Flash

Robert Stilin By Design

Furniture with crisp, clean lines, luxurious textiles and neutral palettes with pops of colour populate the designs of this art-loving New Yorker

Robert Stilin - photo by Christopher Testani