Anchored every year by the Winter Antiques Show in New York City, January is the time that collectors get particularly excited about American antiques. See how utilitarian colonial-era furniture is sculptural and can seem almost modern in a storybook Connecticut cottage.
A new monograph from the incomparable Jacques Garcia shines the spotlight on the French designer's most personal — and ambitious project — to date: the complete restoration, renovation and redecoration of Château de Champ de Bataille, his own 17th-century estate in Normandy. Here, he talks to 1stdibs about this passion project like no other.
On a visit to an 18th-century estate along the Schuylkill River, the best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert — whose botany-infused novel, The Signature of All Things, is out now — talks plants, people and the past with landscape architect Barbara Paca.
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