A Trip through the Fantastical Gardens of Northern India with Renny Reynolds

The noted landscape architect, event planner and author leads us on an exploration of the region’s horticultural wonders.

by Elaine Louie
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A Trip through the Fantastical Gardens of Northern India with Renny Reynolds

The Most Beautiful Depictions of French Gardens You’re Likely to Encounter

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.

by Pilar Viladas
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The Most Beautiful Depictions of French Gardens You’re Likely to Encounter

Massimo Listri Carves out a Singular Home in Florence

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.

by Megan Cipollini | photos by Massimo Listri
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Massimo Listri Carves out a Singular Home in Florence

The Best Design Books to While Away the Lush Last Days of Summer

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.

by Ted Loos
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The Best Design Books to While Away the Lush Last Days of Summer

Gain Entrée to the Most Majestic Private Gardens in England

Tania Compton has highlighted incredible properties throughout England, inviting the homeowners to write about them.

by Jane Garmey
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Gain Entrée to the Most Majestic Private Gardens in England

Where Connoisseurs Go for French Architectural Salvage

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.

by Roslyn Sulcas | photos by Stephan Julliard
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Where Connoisseurs Go for French Architectural Salvage

How Thomas Woltz Is Shifting Landscape Architecture

The dapper designer has reimagined the shape of parks, private estates and corporate headquarters around the world.

by Norman Vanamee
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How Thomas Woltz Is Shifting Landscape Architecture

Our Late-Summer Reading Roundup, Part II: Design Books That Will Get You Daydreaming

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.

by Ted Loos
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Our Late-Summer Reading Roundup, Part II: Design Books That Will Get You Daydreaming

Impressionism in Bloom at the New York Botanical Garden

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.

by Jane Garmey
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Impressionism in Bloom at the New York Botanical Garden
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