Report From Paris: Hidden Gardens, an Urban Vineyard, Cheese and a Bottle of Rosé

September 16, 2012


Neighborhood florist adverting on roof of delivery car. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

Although I have lived in Paris and visit every year, there are neighborhoods I’ve not fully explored. I like to stay in the 3rd, 4th, 5e Read More...

Fluidity Between Indoors and Out: Al Fresco Spa

September 11, 2012

Victoria+Albert’s Amalfi tub.

If I were to design my fantasy home, it would be one with very fluid architecture, each space flowing into the other, the indoor areas spilling seamlessly onto the outdoors.

With the boundaries between indoors and outdoors … Read More...

Outdoor & Indoor Oasis in London’s Bankside District

August 30, 2012


A walk in one of Bankside’s urban forests.

One of my favorite London neighborhoods is Bankside, a district in the city’s South Side, on the southern bank of the River Thames. As I’m always looking for a great urban outdoor … Read More...

Garden and Outdoor Design Follies on Streets of Lyon

August 20, 2012


Furniture made of metal, dirt, and turf. Photo via Marine Peyre.

Who doesn’t enjoy a bit of folly, in the garden, on the street, or anywhere?


Photo via JP Charbonneau

The Festival des Jardins de Rues de Lyon (Garden Festival … Read More...

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