Nantucket Classic American style 30 miles out to sea

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Liza Gershman and Carrie Nieman Culpepper

Buy now Not yet printed due - 05/20

The Images Publishing Group
Territory: USA & Canada
Size: 7.75 in x 9.75 in
Pages: 224

RRP $45.00

  • Nantucket style features a high-end island lure and many design creations, and this book's major appeals are for those who love home, fashion, luxury, sailing, surfing, and designer photography
  • This stunning book features gorgeous photographic portraits and environmental shots of islanders in their homes and leisure pursuits, as well as illustrations of elements that shape signature Nantucket aesthetics. The visuals are complemented with essays on the island customs, activities, and history that helped shape this island's unique culture
  • Co-authors Liza Gershman and Carrie Culpepper have stepped into the lives of the island's characters, with interviews with various inhabitants, including prominent personalities, such as writer, actor, and creator of TV show Odd Mom Out Jill Kargman, and best-selling novelist Elin Hilderbrand, as well as lifelong residents, descendants of members of families who have been on the island dating back to its Quaker settlement in 1660, and many more
  • The authors have been long-time visitors of Nantucket. Liza lived there full-time for a year and has been an active member across the island in many projects and groups, so her intimacy with the island and its people is unique. And in the course of researching for various articles about the island, Carrie has gotten to know many stylish and influential islanders


Nantucket: Classic American style 30 miles out to sea explores how the island's classic New England nautical style is shaped by its rugged landscape, as well as the sport, art, and lifestyle of its influential and everyday inhabitants. The island's tight-knit community of achievers, dreamers, and dropouts has created an enviable aesthetic that's affected in equal measure by the people, its historic gray-shingle homes and the 14-mile-long island itself, it's wind, sea, and wild landscape. This stunningly photographed book will feature portraits and environmental shots of summer residents and islanders in their homes and leisure pursuits across the island, as well as watercolor illustrations of elements that shape their Nantucket style.

Best-selling author and winner of the Gourmand Cookbook Award (2018), Liza Gershman's work across 13 published books and hundreds of newspaper and magazine stories have enhanced her storytelling abilities. She has an extensive professional background, which includes creative direction, art direction, producing, event production, wardrobe, prop and set styling. Liza's 12th book, Cuban Flavor, has garnered many accolades, and has been touted on CBS, in National Geographic, Travel & Leisure, Budget Travel, NPR, and many additional local and national publications and radio shows. An award-winning journalist and brand strategist who covers culture, design and lifestyle around the world, Carrie Culpepper's passion is reporting on the people, art, and ideas shaping our culture. She is a Contributing Editor for Architectural Digest and has worked for many major media outlets over the last two decades, including House Beautiful, The New York Times and Travel + Leisure. She has written numerous articles about Nantucket. An expert storyteller, Carrie also consults with brands and institutions to develop strategic content and communications. Her work has been recognized by the Public Relations Society of America for excellence and innovation. Recent clients include The Corcoran Group, The Carnegie Corporation and American Express.