Paul O'Donnell

Paul O'Donnell
Papaver Raspberry Queen
Drawing inspiration from artists including Imogen Cunningham, Karl Blossfeldt, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Mary Delaney, Isabel Bannerman creates striking... Read More »
Fishers Island Home and Garden
When Tom Armstrong's house burned down, the only thing left was the garden. Rebuilding was his chance to let the landscape come first.  Read More »
Tom Armstrong's Fishers Island home and garden
On Fishers Island, off the Connecticut coast, Tom and Bunty Armstrong took the opportunity to build a house to complement their garden, after a fire destoryed their original home. Photographs of the stunning garden and the new house.  Read More »
Jens Jensen garden
Landscape architect Jens Jensen (1860 to 1951), designer of numerous parks in Chicago (and around the country), including the Garfield Park Conservatory (above), is the subject of a new documentary, Jens Jensen: Harmonious World, which will be shown on PBS this fall.  Read More »
bringing nature home tout
With spring bringing flowers aplenty, gardeners again have the pleasure of readily available blooms begging to be brought indoors. Two books—The Natural Home and Bringing Nature Home—remind us that living with nature in the house takes many forms. Read More »
Chelsea Fringe Festival
Over on, well, the fringes of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, is the Chelsea Fringe Festival. With community gardeners, "plant graffiti," and more, the Chelsea Fringe Festival is definitely worth checking out if you're already in London for the Flower Show.  Read More »
Herman Miller Patio Chair
An outdoor desk chair?  In fact, Charles and Ray Eames’ 1958 aluminums chairs, now so ingrained in office culture, were designed for patios, moving inside only after the seat fabric they tested failed to stand up to weather. With advances in synthetics, Herman Miller is reintroducing the chairs for outside living—and, yes, working. “Mobile... Read More »
Angel Wing Begonia
Artist and florist Livia Cettis authentic artifice results in charming paper flowers and foliage, which are available for sale.

 

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ropetricks
Doug Johnston cultivated his quirky style by drawing from his experience as an architect and combining it with the technique of Japanese basket-making.

 

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Tony Duquette 01
The garden and home of the late Tony Duquette continue to flourish. Hutton Wilkinson leads us on a tour. Read More »
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