In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others. Her intense, poetic prose explores and records the rocks, rivers, creatures and hidden aspects of this remarkable landscape.
Parks and gardens can provide a much needed escape from the day-to-day rush in a city. This week we discover London’s newest community garden south of the river, head to the outskirts of Vienna for a members-only green living experience and catch up with the Nature Society of Singapore.
HM Prison Reading opens for the first time to the public as artists, writers, and performers respond to its most notorious inmate: Oscar Wilde. Wilde’s time in jail was devastating, the work produced in result enduring.
Carpenters Workshop Gallery | Paris is pleased to announce the Spanish artist Nacho Carbonell and his solo exhibition ‘Forest’ in the Marais space this upcoming fall.
Exhibitions are planned in London and Rome to celebrate the life and work of Zaha Hadid in buildings that the late architect designed, while her archive is due to stay in London.
Clémence and Didier Krzentowski— the founders and directors of the leading contemporary design Galerie kreo—have been collecting lights for 30 years. Focusing particularly on Italian and French design, their collection is the most important of its kind today, spanning creations from the 1950s to the 1990s with special attention to the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
Carpenters Workshop Gallery | London is pleased to announce that renowned Italian architect and designer Vincenzo de Cotiis will be showcasing a selection of his works for the first time at the Mayfair gallery. The new inspiring furniture pieces taken from his Progetto Domestico collection will be presented as a solo exhibition called ‘POP NOUVEAU’.
David Adjaye calls this concept “narrative construction.” It’s a mode of architectural storytelling embodied in the museum’s façade, a three-tiered, trapezoidal structure inspired by the staggered crown of an early 20th century Yoruban sculpture that Adjaye encountered in a book from his personal library.
On the 21st of September 2016 Phillips brought in the fall with their Nordic Master & Design sale. The sale reached a total of £4.5m in value and set new action records for Lucie Rie, Ole Wanscher, Gino Sarfatti and Marion Dorn.
Roca London Gallery will be showcasing recent bathhouse projects by some of the world’s leading contemporary architects and designers. Soak, Steam, Dream explores a renewed interest in the connection between the physical, meditative and social aspects of bathing.
DeTnk is pleased to announce the publication of the 2016 DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report. The global collectible design market has shrunk across the board in 2015, with 4.3% less lots offered for sale and 9% less in total value of sales.