Design Stories

Secrets from The Garden: Sometimes the best elements aren't 'real'

Our new book, The Garden, reveals the lengths garden creatives can go to to get the perfect vista Secrets from The Garden: Sometimes the best elements aren't 'real'

Secrets from The Garden: You don't have to own the best bit of your garden

Some of the greatest horticulturalists look towards the horizon when reworking the ground beneath their feet, explains our book,The Garden: Elements and Styles Secrets from The Garden: You don't have to own the best bit of your garden

Secrets from The Garden: Spanish colonial gardens aren't actually colonial

The Garden: Elements and Styles untangles the roots of horticultural terminology with beautiful images and crisp text Secrets from The Garden: Spanish colonial gardens aren't actually colonial

The Flowers that became street art

Discover how NYC florist Lewis Miller took his stems to the street, in our new book Flower The Flowers that became street art

All you need to know about The Garden: Elements and Styles

Our beautiful new book is the quintessential reference guide to garden design, its rich history, and the creative art of horticulture All you need to know about The Garden: Elements and Styles

Best in Show! Simon Doonan indulges in a bit of doggy dressing for his new book

Window dressing gave the author confidence and this recent post proves he's still very much the master Best in Show! Simon Doonan indulges in a bit of doggy dressing for his new book

How Herman Melville worked from home

The novelist found nautical inspiration in this modest farmhouse far from the sea, where he wrote Moby-Dick, its whale inspired by the snowy curves of Mount Greylock How Herman Melville worked from home

Sir Terence Conran on the founding of the Design Museum

The great designer and entrepreneur, who died at the weekend, said the museum was the single most rewarding achievement of his long and illustrious career Sir Terence Conran on the founding of the Design Museum

How Charlie Chaplin worked from home

The film star edited films, created music and wrote his autobiography at his home on the shore of Lake Geneva How Charlie Chaplin worked from home

How Jean Cocteau worked from home

The French artist mixed business with pleasure when he painted the walls of this Mediterranean villa
How Jean Cocteau worked from home

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