Recent Articles

Emily Thompson - Not your Grandmother's Florist
The sculptor-turned-floral designer on how the histories of art, architecture, music and dance inspire her work
Published: Wednesday, 1 May 2019
The villa where Jean Cocteau communed with the Gods
Our new book Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century features a Godly work created by the poet and filmmaker
Published: Wednesday, 24 April 2019
MetaFlora - Not your Grandmother's Florist
New York dancer turned floral artist Marisa Competello enjoys the moment when flowers stop resembling flowers. . .
Published: Thursday, 18 April 2019
The house where Salvador Dalí found peace
This modest fisherman’s cottage morphed into a work of surrealism, serving as the artist’s home for half a century
Published: Thursday, 18 April 2019
Queer Eye's Antoni guests on Putnam & Putnam's Podcast
Darroch and Mikey Putnam talk first jobs, tattoos, and TV success with one of the stars of the Netflix hit series
Published: Monday, 15 April 2019
What to catch at Milan Design Week
Phaidon designers are filling 2019's Salone del Mobile with smart answers to today’s design problems
Published: Thursday, 11 April 2019
ODORANTES - Not Your Grandmother's Florist
Parisian floral artists Emmanuel Sammartino and Christophe Hervé share a passion for antique roses - find out why
Published: Wednesday, 10 April 2019
The apartment where Coco Chanel could see but not be seen
This intimate space above her boutique enabled her to spy on the reactions of fashion show attendees below
Published: Monday, 8 April 2019
5 things we owe to the Bauhaus
The school was founded a century ago this month. Here’s a few things we should thank, or perhaps blame it for
Published: Friday, 5 April 2019
Reading the room at our Interiors launch in New York
Designers, editors and online influencers all loved the launch of our global overview of interior excellence
Published: Friday, 5 April 2019
The Roman bathroom where Karl Lagerfeld reinvented himself
This 1990s retreat was just one of many inspiring spaces created by the designer, as new book Interiors explains
Published: Thursday, 4 April 2019
Julius Iversen of TABLEAU - Not Your Grandmother's Florist
From cornfields to coloured clouds of flowers, this floral artist makes flowers look (but not always smell) amazing
Published: Wednesday, 3 April 2019
Doan Ly of a.p. bio - Not your Grandmother's Florist
Inspired by paintings, theatre and dance the New York floral designer is expanding the way we define beauty
Published: Monday, 1 April 2019


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