A celebration of one of the most universally recognizable and beloved objects of our daily lives, Spoon showcases hundreds of spoons from author Daniel Rozensztroch’s personal collection. Obsessively collected over the course of several years, there are spoons made of wood, glass, mother of pearl, bone, metal, horn, porcelain, enamel, and ceramic, as well as spoons by artists, vintage spoons, rare one-of-a-kind museum quality pieces to the typical spoon of our everyday life that can be found in homes all over the world. The spoon as an object transcends all cultures. With high-quality photography by Francis Amiand and fine Italian printing, the book is perfect for collectors and lovers of everyday objects.
Daniel Rozensztroch has been a longtime consultant to the magazine Marie-Claire Maison and is now the creative director of the Merci shop in Paris, France. He is also the co-author of a series of titles in the Style Series published by Clarkson N. Potter, as well as a number of books on the subject of everyday things that include Wire and Kitchen Ceramics (Abbeville Press); Glass (Harry N. Abrams); Hangers (Editions Le Passage); Brush and Herring: A Love Story (Pointed Leaf Press).
“From the most primitive as a tree branch, to the most sophisticated, jewel-like, the story of a man is told in spoons. Artistic director of the concept store Merci and author of the book Spoon, Daniel shares with us his passion for this object and its uses.” – Vivre Cote Paris
“The book’s graphics are breathtaking for kitchenalia fanatics like me-the words are few, the photos are intense spoon porn.” —Dan’s Papers