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From captivating movies and novels to avant-garde fashion and refined cuisine, Tokyo has been a source of inspiration for generations. Celebrating the beauty of everything the city has to offer,...
Andrea Fazzari is a Tokyo-based, James Beard Award-winning photographer, author, director and dining consultant specializing in culture and travel. Andrea is the author, photographer and co-designer of Tokyo Chic (Assouline, 2023); Sushi Shokunin: Japan's Culinary Masters (Assouline, 2020); Tokyo New Wave: 31 Chefs Defining Japan's Next Generation (2018); and is the photographer and stylist of Aperitivo (2016) shot on location in Italy. She is a tastemaker in the book Hotel Stories (Assouline, 2013) and the photographer and global explorer on six continents for the Luxury Collection Destination Guides (Assouline, 2010).
Andrea is the recipient of the Lowell Thomas Gold Award for Travel Photography for her work in Argentina for Departures Magazine. She has photographed campaigns and projects for such companies as Cathay Pacific Airlines and Four Seasons Hotels, and for magazines such as Travel + Leisure, Vanity Fair, and Architectural Digest. Andrea was named one of Photo District News's "30 Photographers to Watch" in 2004. The publication also featured her as one of the year's best photographers in their 2017 Food Issue.
Before becoming a photographer, Andrea worked in fashion and film public relations for Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, and Miramax Films. She has explored over ninety countries, and has lived – on her own – in seven. Fazzari is originally from Manhattan, and before finally moving to Japan, she lived in Italy, France, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Spain. Andrea speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish.
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Assouline signature gift wrapping is available. When this option is selected, books are wrapped in a special white matte gift wrapping paper – sourced specifically by the Assouline family for an authentic approach and sealed with the brand’s signature red wax seal for the final touch of luxury.
THE ART OF LUXURY BOOKMAKING
Since its beginnings in 1994, Assouline has been dedicated to creating books that are as informational as they are beautiful works of art. The respect for the product and the process of creation is evident in every facet – the traditional technique of hand-binding covers, the imagery that transports the reader to another place and time, the luxurious thickness of each page.
Coupling an effortless assembly with the ability to showcase every collection from Icons to Ultimates, the Assouline A Bookstand is as elegant as the titles it holds. Designed by Alex Assouline, the luxe stand, with an engraved Assouline A logo centered on both panels, comes in black, red, or clear acrylic.