Meet Musa Dağdeviren, the saviour of Turkish cuisine

The Turkish Cookbook’s author isn't impressed by modernisation, he wants to preserve his country's great recipes

Musa Dağdeviren, author of The Turkish Cookbook, in The Chef's Table. Image courtesy of Netflix

Bold Oxlip - Not your Grandmother's Florist

Sugary cottage gardens and Christopher’s Lloyd’s Great Dixter are a few of the things that inspire Harriet Slaughter

‘Summer Tangle’ – garden roses, sweet pea vines, scabious flower, dahlias and Icelandic poppies grown in Kent - Bold Oxlip

Keep It Simple: Selecting and storing fruit and vegetables

Jane Hornby has included some smart shortcuts in Simple & Classic. Here’s a few for the fresh produce aisles

Jane Hornby

Martin Parr's pictures come to life in London!

Dover Street Market stages an installation to launch Parr’s new book Only Human

Martin Parr with cut-out figures from his 1985 photo story The Last Resort, at Dover Street Market in London

Why Josef Albers painted his squares

On Albers’ birthday, we look at how this uniform series actually encourages artists to think outside the box

Homage to the Square: Guarded (1952) by Josef Albers. As reproduced in Josef Albers: To Open Eyes

When Martin Parr’s luck came in at the Kentucky Derby

The British photographer loves horse racing, and got lucky in Louisville when this shot lined-up in his viewfinder

Kentucky Derby, Louisville, USA, 2015, by Martin Parr. One of our Collector's Editions

Meet Toni Frissell - the woman who made sport fashionable

Vince Aletti credits the photographer with adding a winning streak to fashion magazines in new book, Issues

Toni Frissell, c. 1935. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

The trans Virgin Mary who made it into Art & Queer Culture

Giuseppe Campuzano knew the power of church imagery but seriously disliked the power of the church itself

Letanía (2012) by Giuseppe Campuzano. From Art & Queer Culture

Look at the walls not the women in Matisse’s odalisques

Our book Exotic and a new exhibition agree the painter found more pleasure in Arabian art than in erotica

Henri Matisse (French, 1869-1954) Odalisque with Tambourine (Harmony in Blue), 1926 Oil on canvas
36-1/4 x 25-5/8 in. (92.1 x 65.1 cm) Norton Simon Art Foundation © 2019 Succession H. Matisse/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

The fall of Baron de Meyer, fashion’s first big photographer

Photo historian Vince Aletti on the life of one of the most influential men in early 20th century fashion magazines

Baron Adolf de Meyer's photographs, April, 1928, Harper's Bazar. From Issues

Talking Textiles with Billie Zangewa

Stitching, sewing, knitting and knotting - Vitamin T artists tell us how and why they do what they do

Billie Zangewa photographed by Carole Desbois

A sweet treat (and a tall tale) for National Popcorn Lovers Day

United Tastes of America has some sweet recipes, but it doesn’t sugar coat America's less believable food tales

Popcorn balls, as featured in United Tastes of America

Why was Le Corbusier so intent on meeting Albert Einstein?

On Einstein's birthday we look at the role the physicist played in helping Le Corbusier promote his influential idea

Le Corbusier with Albert Einstein in Princeton, New Jersey, 1946. Picture credit: courtesy Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris. As reproduced in Le Corbusier Le Grand

Why Indiana Jones’s artefacts are based on forgeries

The real-life academic Judy Sund questions the authenticity of Dr Jones’s movie treasures in her book Exotic

Indiana Jones with the gold replica of the 'Aztec birthing figure' from Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

The greatest fashion photography hits of Thierry Mugler

From Helmut Newton to Inez and Vinoodh, he's drawn in some of the world’s greatest ever image makers

Helmut Newton, Johanna; Vogue (US), November 1995. Outfit: Thierry Mugler, Anniversaire des 20 ans collection, prêt- à-porter fall/winter 1995–1996. “Cyborg” bodysuit in silver metal and Plexiglas (Jean-Jacques Urcun). © The Helmut Newton Estate.

Jeremy Fox brings one of his favourite farms to LA’s tables

The Rustic Canyon chef is teaming up with Californian farmer Kang Thao to stage a special dinner next month

Jeremy Fox

The African god that made it into Art & Queer Culture

Jim Chuchu's images hark back to a pre-Christian Africa, but he has to deal with contemporary bigotry too

Untitled, from the series Pagans (2014) by Jim Chuchu

Did you know R.E.M. inspired Massimo Bottura’s new hotel?

He says the band prompted his venture and he’s not the only high end chef offering a place to stay. . .

Michael Stipe (centre) performing with R.E.M. in 2008. Photograph by Wonker, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

How Anish Kapoor turned an artwork into a concert hall

On his 65th birthday we look at how he and Arata Isozaki created an abstract work to solve a real world problem

Ark Nova 2013, by Arata Isozaki and Anish Kapoor, as featured in Bubbletecture

Brittany Asch - Not your Grandmother's Florist

From Hollywood blockbusters to the Dalai Lama - Brittany Asch of BRRCH is NY's most in-demand floral artist

BRRCH - Princess Nokia, photograph by Petra Collins for Office Magazine: gypsophila, anthuriums and orchids

The ruin that Thomas Heatherwick redeemed

Ahead of his Hudson Yards opening, here's an earlier derelict site the British designer helped reinvigorate

Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Heatherwick Studio; transformed 2014. Image courtesy of Heatherwick Studio, as reproduced in Ruin and Redemption in Architecture

Here's what's cooking at Mercado Little Spain

The José Andrés Spanish food hall opens this week in Hudson Yards, featuring dishes from The Book of Tapas

Ensaladilla Rusa image courtesy of @littlespain

Paul Smith threw a party for Martin Parr this week!

'Martin was one of the first photographers who really got my attention for his love of the kitsch and odd,' he said

Sir Paul Smith and Martin Parr Photograph by James Mason

Some inspirational quotes for International Women's Day

Emotive exhortations from the women's movement and beyond, courtesy of You Had Better Make Some Noise

A quote reproduced in You Had Better Make Some Noise

Both sides of Bertoia

To celebrate his birth anniversary on Sunday we look at how America and Italy shaped Knoll designer Harry

Joe Munroe portrait of Harry Bertoia in July 1942. As featured in Bertoia: The Metal Worker

Talking Textiles with Paul Yore

Stitching, sewing, knitting and knotting - Vitamin T artists tell us how and why they do what they do

Vitamin T artist Paul Yore photographed by Devon Ackermann

Lewis Miller - Not your Grandmother's Florist

The New York floral artist is one of 86 featured in new book Blooms. How does he arrange inspiration and emotion?

Abandoned Post Office Flower Flash Greenwich Village, Manhattan, NYC - Lewis Miller as featured in Blooms Contemporary Floral Design

Ever tried to make your own corn flakes?

On International Cereal Day, Breakfast: The Cookbook helps you cook up something to beat store-bought cereals

Toasted corn flakes, as featured in Breakfast: The Cookbook

The late photographer who made it into Art & Queer Culture

Ren Hang may have died two years ago aged just 29, but the audience for his photographs only seems to grow

Untitled © Courtesy of Estate of Ren Hang and OstLicht Gallery. Supplied by Maison Européenne de la Photographie and featured in their new show

Remembering Carolee Schneemann, the artist who took on Greek myths and macho Ab-Ex painters

Schneemann, who died yesterday, managed to link mid-century US painting with sex, magic and ancient myth

Eye Body: 36 Transformative Actions for Camera (1963) by Carolee Schneemann. Photographs by Erró. As reproduced in Flying Too Close to the Sun

Bubbletecture helps Arata Isozaki win the Pritzker Prize

The 2019 prize winner has shown great dynamism in recent years, especially when it comes to inflatable buildings

Ark Nova 2013, by Arata Isozaki and Anish Kapoor, as featured in Bubbletecture

The Pope, a slave and a Michelangelo-inspired art movement

On the Renaissance artist's birthday we look back at his lowly yet influential marble figure

The Dying Slave (c. 1514) by Michelangelo. Photograph courtesy Wikimedia Commons

Elmgreen & Dragset create a basement above Hong Kong

Latest subverted space is a boiler room gracing a third floor gallery in the Pedder building

Overheated (2019) by Elmgreen & Dragset. Image courtesy of Massimo De Carlo gallery.

The Fresco that rebelled against the Enlightenment

Its painter Giambattista Tiepolo, was born today in 1696. This is how he helped the church with his art

Asia, from Apollo and the Four Continents (1752–3) by Giambattista Tiepolo. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

A simple & classic recipe for Pancake Day

Try these American style pancakes on this annual celebration of the dish, courtesy of Simple & Classic

Buttermilk pancakes with blueberries and syrup, as featured in Simple & Classic

How well do you know the author of The Turkish Cookbook?

Flavours and faiths, classical music and a quarterly magazine - the ingredients that make up Musa Dağdeviren

Musa Dağdeviren in Netflix's The Chef's Table

Putnam & Putnam interview the editor of our Interiors book

The brilliant William Norwich shares his recollections with New York's greatest floral designers

Putnam & Putnam's promotional image for their new podcast Unicorns are Real

Six ruins reborn as great contemporary buildings

It’s not just the High Line. Disused facilities all across the world are being turned into new wonders

La Fabrica, Sant Just Desvern, Spain

Enrique Olvera brings Tu Casa Mi Casa to the US and Europe

This spring the chef and author will share his home-style Mexican cookery with US and European audiences

Enrique Olvera

Frank Gehry’s green dream for the LA River

Will the architect, who turns 90 today, get to transform his hometown’s concrete watercourse?

River LA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Frank Gehry and teams; reimagined 2016; Perkins and Will (architects), design for Lower Los Angeles River Revitalization  Plan (LLARRP). Picture credit: Courtesy of Perkins and Will

Thierry Mugler changed the look of music, theatre and politics

The designer never restricted himself to the catwalk, as our new book Thierry Mugler: Couturissime shows

Thierry Mugler, stage costume for the character of First Witch. 1985, Macbeth production. © CNCS Pascal François

George Michael’s Harland Miller paintings are up for auction

The singer’s estate sale at Christie's next month features two great works by the British contemporary artist

Incurable Romantic Seeks Dirty Filthy Whore (2006) by Harland Miller

Did the new Mugler show influence Kim Kardashian’s look?

Vogue wonders whether Thierry Mugler: Couturissime led the star to wear the French designer’s vintage garments

Kim Kardashian wearing Mugler in Montreal

Jeremy Fox promises 'the Prada of beets' at new LA restaurant

Fox’s new place, Birdie G's, will pair comfort dishes with the finest vegetables Californian farms produce

Jeremy Fox

The one thing that makes Martin Parr put down his camera

The Magnum photographer discusses what does, and what doesn’t, make him click

Martin Parr, online dating profile picture, Hey Saturday, London, England, 2016. From Only Human:  Photographs by Martin Parr

Come find us at Hudson Yards!

We’ve found the perfect place for Phaidon within New York City's new 28-acre mega-development

Massimo Bottura and Enrique Olvera’s Oscar winners’ meal

The great chefs just got together in LA to celebrate Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón and his movie Roma

From left: Massimo Bottura, Alfonso Cuarón, Panerai CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué, and Enrique Olvera

One book, 20,000 words and millions of bricks

Watch these videos with William Hall explaining how Brick is even better in its new, mini format

William Hall and the new published Brick mini format

What did Dubai do to get its new Massimo restaurant?

Want the world's greatest chef to open a restaurant near you? Massimo just revealed the key ingredient

Massimo Bottura enjoying Dubai. Image courtesy of the chef's Instagram

Karl Lagerfeld 1933-2019

Remembering the iconic fashion designer through the words he wrote for our Grace Coddington book

Karl Lagerfeld - photo courtesy Karl Lagerfeld

New Awards show rewards Mugaritz and Massimo

World Restaurant Awards in Paris recognised big names last night but also unusual start-ups and worthy initiatives

Let's go Dutch Baby!

February is Hot Breakfast Month, and just the time to indulge in a wake-up recipe from Breakfast: The Cookbook

Dutch Baby, from Breakfast: The Cookbook

Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: Villa Jacquemet

This house displays his early appreciation of the Arts and Crafts movement (and hides his later love of concrete)

South, east, and north facades, Villa Jacquemet, La Chauxde-Fonds, 1907–8. From Le Corbusier Le Grand

What links Enrique with Richard Dawkins and Jennifer Garner?

Is there a special ability they share? The Wall St Journal asked the Hollywood star chef and biologist

Enrique Olvera

Remembering Keith Haring

On the anniversary of his death, Annie Leibovitz and our Art & Queer Culture authors recall the 80s pop-art star

Keith Haring, New York City, 1986. Photograph: © Annie Leibovitz. From ‘Annie Leibovitz At Work’

Lucian Freud’s very English love of animals

Freud’s dog etching is a top lot at Sotheby’s and further proof of the artist's undying affection for the four-legged

Pluto Aged 12 (2000) by Lucian Freud, as featured on Sotheby's website

The medical textbook that made it into Art & Queer Culture

How depictions of bodies that defy normative male and female distinctions have existed since time immemorial

Pre-press book layout of The Transsexual Phenomenon written by Harry Benjamin, 1966, from Art & Queer Culture

Are these the best new restaurant awards?

By adding humour and integrity the World Restaurant Awards aim to spice up the recipe for gastronomy prizes

The founders and judging panel of The World Restaurant Awards

Did you spot Mark Bradford at Frieze LA?

The Californian artist picks a modern policing tool for his new Frieze LA print and raises money for ex-offenders

Life Size (2018) by Mark Bradford. Image courtesy of Frieze and Hauser & Wirth

Check out these beautiful blooms for Valentine’s Day

Our book Blooms brings together the best floral designs. Here’s a few ideas if you need a petal push

A recent post from @urbanflowerco

Elmgreen & Dragset want you to say sorry in the Rockies

Skiing in Aspen this season? Why not pair that trip with an opportunity to say sorry courtesy of the art duo?

It’s Never Too Late to Say Sorry (2018-19) by Elmgreen & Dragset. Photograph by Tony Prikryl, courtesy of the Aspen Art Museum

A Valentine's Day suggestion from Putnam & Putnam

Michael and Darroch put these heirloom varieties together so that you don't have to think too much tomorrow

The beautiful array Michael and Darroch put together to inspire bloom-buying readers

Make something Simple & Classic for Valentine's Day

Cooking for two on Thursday evening? Then try this impressive yet easy meal from Jane Hornby's new book

Spicy shrimp, fennel & chile linguine. All images from Simple & Classic by Jane Hornby

Massimo has two Spring openings, what should we expect?

The world's greatest chef is offering pedalo picnics in the Persian gulf and a Great Gatsby-style getaway in Italy

Torno Subito in Dubai

The fossils that fought for Darwin

On Darwin Day we look at how a 19th century fascination with fossils spurred on The Origin of Species

Robert Clark's photograph of uintacrinus socialis fossils uncovered in Kansas. As reproduced in Evolution: A Visual Record

What made Robert Ryman unique

Following the artist’s death on Friday aged 88, we offer a little guidance to his ascetic, yet ever-changing work

The artist in his studio, New York, 1999. Photograph by Bill Jacobson

Cardi B wore three Thierry Mugler dresses at the Grammys!

The winner of the 2019 Best Rap Album made sure she shared the stage with one of the biggest names in fashion

Cardi B attends a pink duchess and satin velvet Venus sheath dress over a blush embellished bodysuit from Thierry Mugler's fall winter 1995-1996 couture collection. Image courtesy of @muglerofficial

Tomi Ungerer: an outsider who found a home in children's books

We look back at the French writer and illustrator's life and work, following his death on Saturday at the age of 87

Tomi, crowned an honorary member of Illustrators Ireland, at the Alliance Française in Dublin, May 2018. Image courtesy of @af_dublin

Our Tapas writer calls on big names to help with small plates

José Andrés is getting a little help from Ferran and Albert Adrià to launch his NYC food hall, Mercado Little Spain

Ferran Adrià, José Andrés and Albert Adrià. Image courtesy of @LittleSpain

The Sunday Times picks Jane Hornby’s dishes for its classic weekend menu

The paper's Dish magazine reproduced her Mexican huevos rancheros, tarragon chicken and profiteroles recipes

Jane Hornby in the Sunday Times magazine Dish

Did Botticelli burn his greatest paintings?

Today marks the anniversary of the Bonfire of the Vanities. Could the artist have stoked the fire with his own work?

Madonna and Child with Eight Angels (c. 1478) by Sandro Botticelli, as reproduced in 30,000 Years of Art

Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: the UN Headquarters New York

Le Corbusier regarded the UN HQ in Manhattan as his work. Despite evidence to the contrary, should we too?

Perspective, proposal for the UN headquarters, including the General Assembly and Secretariat, 27 March 1947, by Le Corbusier. From Le Corbusier Le Grand

3 things the Duchess of Cornwall will love about Cuban Food

Prior to first Royal visit, Camilla is 'not so sure' about the food. We're here to reassure her with Cuba the Cookbook!

The menu at a Cuban cafe. All images from Cuba: The Cookbook

Cardi B loves Grace Coddington’s cat pajamas

The hip-hop star donned Grace’s Louis Vuitton pajamas for a Fanatics performance on Saturday

Cardi B at the Fanatics Super Bowl party. Image courtesy of Fanatics' Michael Rubin's Instagram

Enrique Olvera goes back to basics in Mexico

Ever wondered how to make really traditional torillas? Well, Enrique Olvera has done a little show-and-tell

Enrique Olvera. Photograph by Maureen M Evans

Did you catch Mario Sorrenti’s birthday message to Kate Moss?

The photographer dipped back into his 1990s archive when wishing the supermodel a happy birthday

Kate Moss by Mario Sorrenti, from Kate by Mario Sorrenti

Make something Simple & Classic for Chinese New Year

Don't order take-out to celebrate the Year of the Pig. Jane Hornby’s crispy duck pancakes are a cinch!

Crispy duck pancakes, from Simple & Classic by Jane Hornby

Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: Villa Savoye

You know the house, but have you seen the drawings Le Corbusier made before and after its completion?

Perspective of the Villa Savoye roof garden, 1928, by Le Corbusier

Stephen Shore’s 1969 series is coming to Photo London, but you can buy a signed series print from 1969 right now

The artist’s photo series forms part of his Photo London show in May. Jump the line and buy this print

Detail from July 22, 1969 by Stephen Shore.

The truth about the Freud in Netflix’s Velvet Buzzsaw

It hasn’t been in a crate since ’92, as the film claims, but it is still the perfect addition to this ghoulish movie

Jake Gyllenhaal and Nitya Vidyasagar beside Reflection (Self-Portrait) (1985) by Lucian Freud

Here's your chance to own an Ellsworth Kelly for just 55 cents

The US postal service has just commemorated the artist with a beautiful set of stamps for launch this year

What Andy Warhol really thought about Coca-Cola

Coke's new Super Bowl ad might focus on its inclusive side, but Andy also saw it as a way to set himself apart

Close Cover Before Striking (Coca-Cola) (1962) by Andy Warhol. From Andy Warhol Giant Sized

Could Dan Barber get chefs to totally rethink vegetables?

The chef’s new Row 7 Seed company isn’t about old heirloom varieties, but new strains, made for today's kitchens

Row 7 founders Matthew Goldfarb, Michael Mazourek and Dan Barber. Image courtesy of

Elmgreen & Dragset's Berlin memorial vandalized

Memorial for Homosexual Victims of the Nazi Regime was daubed with paint on Holocaust Memorial Day

Memorial for the Homosexual Victims of the Nazi Regime (2008) by Elmgreen & Dragset. As featured in Art & Queer Culture

Can't afford a Scarpa house? Maybe yours can smell like one

A new line of candles and incense sticks aims to capture the aroma of great 20th century architect-designed houses

Scarpa candles and incense, by YIELD. Images courtesy of

Rarely seen Freud portrait goes up for auction

This small, beautiful 1956 painting offers some very interesting insight into Freud’s personal life at the time

Head of a Boy (1956) by Lucian Freud. Image courtesy of Sotheby's

Add a taste of southern hospitality to your Super Bowl party

Atlanta’s hosting the Super Bowl this Sunday, and we’ve got some great regional dishes for you and your guests

The Georgia spread from United Tastes of America

Stephen Harris shows us how to make the dish that just helped The Sportsman win best Gastro pub for the fourth time!

Stephen Harris's seaside establishment is number one on Estrella Damm's Top 50 Gastropub list for 2019

The Sportsman, Seasalter, Kent

A Movement in a Moment: Purism

Read about the ‘post-cubist’ art movement that helped Le Corbusier make his name

Still Life (1920) by Charles-Édouard Jeanneret. As reproduced in both Art in Time and Le Corbusier Le Grand

Why did Barnett Newman destroy his old art?

On the abstract expressionist artist’s birthday find out how he went from outcast to father figure of two generations

Onement VI (1953) by Barnett Newman, as reproduced in 30,000 Years of Art

College, work and play - the lifelong friendship between Harry Bertoia and Florence Knoll

The Knoll doyenne's death at 101 prompts a look at her life - including her student days with Harry Bertoia

From left to right: Herbert Matter, Hans Knoll, Florence Knoll, and Harry Bertoia, early 1950s. Image courtesy of Knoll, Inc. As reproduced in Bertoia: The Metal Worker

Our Peru author is celebrating a big birthday (with some very big name guests)

Gastón Acurio marks 25 years in the biz with help from Albert Adrià, Virgilio Martinez and Andoni Luis Aduriz

Gastón Acurio

William Hall talks about the new mini format Brick

'The smaller format lets the quieter projects stand out' says the author of Concrete, Wood and Brick

William Hall, author and designer of Concrete, Brick, Wood and now Stone

José Andrés gets best restaurant in Washington award

The Book of Tapas guest writer's Minibar just topped the Washingtonian's 100 Very Best list for 2019

José Andrés (left) and  Albert Adrià (right) at Minibar, Washington DC. Image courtesy of Minibar's Instagram

Our Where to Drink Beer author has opened his NYC brewery!

You can taste Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø’s NYC brews at Nowadays Tap Room, Queens, from today, Friday

Evil Twin Brewing New York City's taps at the Nowadays tap room

Government shutdown hits Trevor Paglen’s space art

US government institutions closure means that although Paglen’s Orbital Reflector is in space we can’t track it

A rendering of Trevor Paglen's Orbital Reflector. Courtesy Nevada Museum of Art

Anna Wintour says 'Grace Coddington’s books are amazing'

Vogue’s editor-in-chief opens up on her time with Grace, and recalls her favourite shoots, reproduced in our books

Anna Wintour and Grace Coddington. Image courtesy of Coddington's Instagram

John and Yoko, Warhol and Jonas Mekas

A look back at the life and art of the avant-garde filmmaker (with some Akademie X advice for young artists)

Jonas Mekas. Photograph by Furio Detti, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: The Unité d’Habitation

You probably know the Marseilles version but have you seen his sketches for the others, completed after his death?

Unité d’Habitation, Firminy, Perspective of east facade by Le Corbusier. From Le Corbusier Le Grand

There's a real humanity in this Martin Parr portrait that Stephen Shore took in New York

The photography pioneer trains his lens on the former Magnum president and creator of new book Only Human

Martin Parr in New York by Stephen Shore. Image courtesy of Stephen Shore's Instagram