Posted 01/26/15

Invisible Artistry: The restoration of a late seventeenth-century London town house

When a client asked the London antiques dealer Robert Young to visit his newly acquired house he could not have known that this visit would be the start of an odyssey of some four years of architectural and design transformation

Posted 01/26/15

Living with Thomas Jayne

Objects, textures, and curios both ancient and modern are on speaking terms in the loft that the master decorator and design historian shares with Richmond Ellis

Posted 01/12/15

More than a treasure box

The newly opened Cooper Hewitt points the way for the immersive, participatory, digitally enhanced museum of the twenty-first century

Posted 12/12/14

Thomas Cole's Hat

or What is it to be an artist?

Posted 12/12/14

In praise of ornament

Although her work will be familiar to many, the once famous mosaicist, muralist, and sculptor Hildreth Meière has been unjustly forgotten along with the glories of architectural adornment

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