November/December 2011

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Deborah Needleman and family teaser
Design guru Deborah Needleman, author of the new book The Perfectly Imperfect Home (and founding editor of Domino and current editor of WSJ.), describes her strategy for breaking the rules to create magical spaces and shows us her garden and home in New York's Hudson Valley.Read More »
Deborah-Needleman house teaser
Our exclusive photographs of Deborah Needleman's garden, in Garrison, New York. Read More »
joshua vogel
A look at the art and the workshop of Joshua Vogel, a co-founder of BDDW. Shown here at his studio in the Hudson Valley, New York, Vogel produces wooden beautiful furniture, accessories, and sculptures, under the company name of Blackcreek Mercantile & Trading, Co.Read More »
Philip Johnson Beck House
Each year, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) awards professional awards to the year's best residential landscape designs. We have all eight winners from the 2011 competition, with entries ranging from a renovation of Philip Johnson's Beck House in Dallas to a cascade of terraces...Read More »
Garden Design
Amy Merrick's tablescape is inspired by the Dutch Master painting Still Life with Gilt Cup—she writes about how to put together a similar flower arrangement and where to find vessels, serving pieces, and flatware for your holiday table.Read More »
porcelain vases another man's treasure. These familiar shapes might look like plastic bottles, but they're actually vases, cast in porcelain!Read More »
C. peruvianus succulents agave cacti cactus
Enjoy this slideshow of the home and gardens of artists Roy Dowell and Lari Pittman. At their home in the foothills of Los Angeles, cacti and succulents flourish. We've included tips on how to care for these favored botanicals. To read more about this garden and its owners, read A Waterwise...Read More »
Private Paradise 1
Our book review of Private Paradise: Contemporary American Gardens (Monacelli). This new book featuring 41 residences from around the country and is by Charlotte M. Frieze, the longtime garden editor for the now-defunct House & Garden magazine.Read More »
Los Angeles architect Michael Maltzan
In the foothills of Los Angeles, artists Roy Dowell and Lari Pittman created a garden that's part installation piece and part intimate memoir. Read More »
conifers tout
When it comes to conifers, the delight is in the details. Read More »
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