About Phaidon Press

Phaidon Press

Phaidon Press is a London-based publisher of books on the visual arts with offices in New York, Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Milan, and Tokyo. It was founded in Vienna, Austria, in 1923 by Bela Horovitz and Ludwig Goldscheider, and their first titles were not art books, but books on literature, philosophy, and history. Today, Phaidon has over 1,500 titles in print, featuring work from leading innovators in architecture, design, photography, film, travel, and food. @phaidonsnaps

An oval platter topped with spaghetti with raw tomatoes and a couple of spoons on the side.

Spaghetti with Raw Tomatoes

Summer at its simplest, not to mention its most splendid. Five minutes of effort yield a meal that rivals round-trip tickets to Italy.

Four slices of bruschetta topped with tomato on a wooden cutting board.

Bruschetta with Tomato

Bruschetta rubbed with garlic and loaded with tomato are de rigeur summer fare. Pile heirloom tomatoes on the toast for a twist on the classic.