Category: Books

The Gardens of Frank Lloyd Wright

One of the most notorious architects of the 20th century, and perhaps of all time, is Frank Lloyd Wright. Less known are his gardens. In a wonderful book from a few years back, photographer and author Derek Fell captured the gardens of the most iconic…

Overgrowth: Where floral design meets photography

Overgrowth is a limited edition art publication in which the world of art photography and floral design are brought together. The book showcases images of humans amidst elaborate botanical arrangements, captured by photographer Parker Fitzgerald. For this project, Fitzgerald teamed up with floral designer, Riley…

The Book of Palms: 1400 miles through the Amazon

Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794-1868), was a professor of Botany at the University of Munich and director of the Royal Botanic Garden. Somewhere between 1823 and 1853, von Martius published his groundbreaking book, “Historianaturalis palmarum: opus tripartitum” (Natural History of Palms: a work in…

Book: Infinite Space

“This book is a dazzling compilation of dream houses with a view, photographed by James Silverman on his travels. Whether of a remote mountain cabin in Norway, a sensuous desert oasis in Morocco, or a monolithic concrete home in Switzerland, Silvermans photographs capture the seemingly…

Book: Wustungen

In their book Wustungen, Anne Heinlein (b. 1977) and Gran Gnaudschun (b. 1971) delve deep into recent German history. Between 1952 and 1988, the authorities razed more than a hundred villages, farms, hamlets, and homesteads on East German territory near the border with West Germany.…