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From the ancient Greek, Roman, Persian and Byzantine eras to the Ottoman Empire to the present day, the Bosphorus strait is a storied and scenic region of Turkey. As the crossroads of the countrys European and Asian subsections, it is home to rich culture, incredible people, delicious food, unique architecture and unmistakable style. Countless creatives have been awed and inspired here, including Tommy Hilfiger, Christian Louboutin, Nicky Haslam and Cher. These vibrant personalities each have a story to tell. Bosphorus Private, showcasing twenty homes, is the melding of two continents, countless creative influences and millennia of history.

Dimensions: 25 x 33 cm, 280 pages. 170 illustrations. Hardcover with jacket.

About the author:

Nevbahar Koç was born and raised on the Bosphorus. She lived in Los Angeles for many years and graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a fine arts degree. Living in Istanbul with her family, she has hosted many friends from around the world in her magical city. Her passion for art, design, and photography, combined with her love of Istanbul, are the inspiration behind this book.

İrem Kınay has collaborated on several books with Assouline, including The Grand Bazaar Istanbul, The Light of Istanbul, and Ottoman Chic. Her passion for the arts and for books resulted in a complete career change from banking and finance to become Assouline’s partner in Turkey. Since opening its doors in 2010, Assouline Istanbul has been a destination for a wide range of titles as well as for specially selected accessories for sophisticated libraries. Kınay’s sense of style has also resulted in many collaborations with artists and designers exclusively for Assouline.