Cabana Anthology

By: Martina Mondadori Sartogo
488 pages
clothbound with fabric pattern
9 x 
12 in. 
More than 350 
color illustrations
ISBN: 978-0-86565-358-0
US $95 / 
CAN $119 / 
GBP £75
PUBLISHED: Oct, 2018

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Celebrating ten issues of the gloriously opulent, bi-annual Cabana magazine, founded in 2014 by Martina Mondadori Sartogo, scion of the Mondadori publishing dynasty, Cabana Anthology features the very best photography, interviews, profiles, and features from its first five, formative years, and offers an extraordinary mix of topics, interiors, objects, and visual essays from contributors ranging from Justine Picardie, Patrick Kinmonth, and Christian Louboutin to Lauren Santo Domingo and Gianluca Longo. Focusing on interior design, lifestyle, architecture, and all related luxuries, this is a truly stunning publication featuring the work of leading photographers such as Miguel Flores-Vianna and Tim Beddow, and production values not seen since Flair magazine in the 1950s. This collector’s item is a must-have for regular subscribers, as well as art and design aficionados who missed out the first time around.

In the words of its author, Cabana Anthology explores the “intellectual and emotional intimacy with buildings and their surroundings…the intense relationship of thought, place and the person. Cabana Anthology is about the magic of atmosphere and aesthetics inspired by the classics and Italian art history, and interiors where old and new are assembled to reflect the soul and history of a person or a family, not a stylist.”

Please note: Due to the unique fabric/cloth binding of this book, covers may vary slightly from the example shown here, and will be supplied to stores and shipped to customers at random.

Martina Mondadori Sartogo represents the fourth generation of the Mondadori family and is a member of the board of directors of the Arnoldo Mondadori Editore publishing group. In 2014 she started Cabana, a magazine focused on timeless interiors and decorative arts. She is Cabana’s editor in chief and curator for the Pop Up Shops on 1stdibs, a partnership started in April 2015 to give access to decorative items in the style of the magazine. Martina is also style European editor-at-large for Town & Country US. She lives in London with her husband and three children.

Cabana evokes wonder and describes eclecticism. Happy birthday, Cabana, and keep adventuring!

Hamish Bowles

Cabana takes my breath away…. If [it] were an adjective it would describe: an authentic, original, idiosyncratic and truly lived-in style, whether humble or grand it doesn’t matter!

Amy Astley

Cabana is this great design magazine that comes out only twice a year, in huge volumes with special fabric covers. . . . The photography is lush and beautiful, and it dives into the homes of interior designers, architects, and artists. Every issue is a true keepsake. Cabana Anthology is a kind of “best-of” collection of interviews, profiles, and features from the first five years of publication. I can’t wait to catch up on past stories I’ve missed.

John Wogan, travel features editor, goop

For those outside the know, the biannual Cabana bills itself a magazine, but it’s really a prized tome with textiles for covers. It’s no surprise that these issues are hard to get your hands on. Aesthetes the world over will be thrilled to know that … highlights from issues one through nine will come neatly packaged in a collectible Cabana Anthology… 

More of a work of art than just a book. . . the publication spans the globe from London, England to the tiny village of Ain Madhi, Algeria, showcasing the best stories from Cabana and profiling remarkable spaces. [Cabana Anthology] is a true journey of discovery. It’s a discovery of new places, new art, and new design.

Cabana Anthology is a 6.5-pound tome curated by Italian tastebroker Martina Mondadori Sartogo. . . cataloguing color, pattern, and texture, often in magnificent riot.


Design crowd darling Cabana magazine, known for its elegant purview and features on sumptuous, gorgeous homes (not to mention covetable covers with textiles from the likes of Gucci) commemorates its fifth anniversary with a satisfyingly hefty tome, Cabana Anthology. The book is a compilation of the magazine’s greatest hits.

Town & Country

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