The noted landscape architect, event planner and author leads us on an exploration of the region’s horticultural wonders.
A new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, celebrates the grand green Gallic spaces captured by such artists as Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Henri Matisse and others.
The architectural lensman is famed for his depictions of palatial spaces. Here, he shares exclusive photographs of his own labyrinthine apartment and tells us about its eclectic rooms.
At the end of August, our daily rhythms slow down to their most languid summer pace. This is the time to feed our brains with the best of the recent crop of design books — which are not only good reads, but they look great on the coffee table stacked next to a vase of freshly cut hydrangeas.
Tania Compton has highlighted incredible properties throughout England, inviting the homeowners to write about them.
Samuel Roger tells us how his business Origines — housed on the site of a reclaimed factory and farm in the French countryside — came to be the premier source of marble fireplaces, stone garden ornaments and other prized architectural antiquities.
The dapper designer has reimagined the shape of parks, private estates and corporate headquarters around the world.
For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, August is all about ripeness and the beginning of the true harvest season. And right now, good books are nearly as plentiful as zucchini in our vegetable gardens. The four volumes below all have seductive beauty as their theme, whether it’s the angular lines of a pioneering modernist or the actual flora in a guide to appreciating plant life in the broadest sense.
On the occasion of an important anniversary at the NYBG, a summer show features art by the movement’s American masters that is cleverly paired with a real-life landscape.
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