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Letters are interesting – you can compose thoughts, describe emotions, formulate opinions, convey a message… I became rather obsessed intrigued by fonts when I started reading magazines – I would judge them by they’re type, not their cover. Think Vogue Paris, circa Roitfeld. All the capitals letters would turn into images, like at the beginning of fairy tail stories, hieroglyphics or in fancy signatures. Here are just a few that caught my eye. 

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So we have entered an age where luxury can expand to the publishing industry. Now, I’m not referincing high fashion magazines or rare books, but big publishing houses such as Taschen and Assouline who have managed to market their collector’s books as high-trend luxury objects. If luxury translates to a state of extravagant living, of comfort and hedonism, what greater why to exude that lifestyle than through the written press. Here are a few of my top picks from Assouline’s line of luxe coffee-table reads (Is it too early to start a Christmas list?). Warning: Poser alert!