Design Stories

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 Check out these beautiful blooms for Valentine’s Day

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 A Valentine's Day suggestion from Putnam & Putnam

The mesmerising menagerie brought to life by Tomi Ungerer

Flick through an image gallery of characters created by the great illustrator and author who died at the weekend
The mesmerising menagerie brought to life by Tomi Ungerer

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

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

Space travel, slow food, Fauvism and today's floral design

Think you know about floral design? Think again. Our new book Blooms shows nothing changes quite like flowers Space travel, slow food,  Fauvism and today's floral design

Catherine Deneuve's Yves Saint Laurent collection is up for sale

Christie’s January sale showcases the designer and the film star’s close 43-year friendship Catherine Deneuve's Yves Saint Laurent collection is up for sale

The New York Times loves our new children’s board books

The paper devotes half of its children's books coverage to our new titles A Pile of Leaves and Hug This Book! The New York Times loves our new children’s board books

Take a tour of our fashion mag book author's NYC apartment

'Magazines come in waves, washing up as stacks around my apartment,' writes Vince Aletti in our new book Take a tour of our fashion mag book author's NYC apartment

Did you know the guy who made this chair also made music?

Harry Bertoia made his own instruments and recorded 11 albums of material. Now you can buy them again Did you know the guy who made this chair also made music?

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