Thomas Hardy’s Cottage Dorset, England
He wrote “Far from the Madding Crowd” here. MORE INFO
Pierre-Auguste Renoir “The Skiff” (1875) The National Gallery, London
“Art is about emotion; if art needs to be explained it is no longer art.”
We have been lucky to visit England several times since 2015. Art exhibitions, music, architecture, churches, and walks among historic cities and the beautiful English countryside all inspire our design work.
Take a peek at our design blog “A bird’s eye view of the design world” for stories and photos about how we spend our time across the pond, and check back soon for new entries:
Eltham Palace & Gardens
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
An English Autumn: Photo Tips
Le déjeuner sur l’herbe
Part One: King’s College, Cambridge
Part Two: St John’s College, Cambridge
Game, Set, and Match
Cambridge, 2017 — Talking with Sebastian Carter, book designer/proprietor of Rampant Lions Press, a letterpress workshop known around the world for exquisite craftsmanship and elegant typography. Sebastian’s work is featured in permanent collections worldwide, including the Huntington and William Andrews Clark Libraries in Los Angeles.
Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show — bird sculptures accent orange and purple flowers in this display.