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ArchitectDesign · 1W ago

If it ain't baroque - Karlskirche, Vienna

Vienna is a city known for its' baroque architecture and within that city the best example...
ArchitectDesign · 1M ago

More sumptuous Italian style - Gallery Doria Pamphilj

My last post on the Villa Borghese proved so popular I thought I would share another Roman palace with you, the Gallery Doria Pamphilj, which is also open to tour.Begun in the early 17th cen...
ArchitectDesign · 1M ago

Villa Borghese Rome - stupendous excess

Before my trip to Rome everyone I talked to highly recommended a visit to the Villa Borghe...
ArchitectDesign · 2M ago

JK Place - Rome

While planning my trip to Rome everyone told me to stay at JK Place Roma.  Instead I stayed in another more central location in the city but after spending a relaxing afternoon at JK Place m...
ArchitectDesign · 2M ago

Bramante's Tempietto, Rome

On vacation last month my number one destination whilst in Rome was a pilgrimage to one of the most fascinating and influential buildings known to architects; Bramante's Tempietto.Overlookin...
ArchitectDesign · 2M ago

Hofburg Palace Vienna - King's apartments tour

As Thanksgiving is upon us I wanted to share a fitting place from my last European trip -t...
ArchitectDesign · 3M ago

Cecil Beaton at Home

If you purchase one design book from the large selection out this fall it must be Cecil Beaton at Home by Andrew Ginger with forward by Beaton expert Hugo Vickers. This large tome on the most famous taste-maker of the 20th century is a must for any d...
ArchitectDesign · 3M ago

The classic Nelson Ball Clock

My friends over at TheRegencyShop recently sent me a Nelson Ball Clock to check out. The iconic design was developed by famed industrial designer George Nelson for the Herman Miller company....
ArchitectDesign · 3M ago

Ca' Rezzonico, Venice: House tour

I recently spent a few weeks traveling through Vienna, Venice, and Rome, and wanted to sha...
ArchitectDesign · 4M ago

A House in the Country: Peter Pennoyer & Katie Ridder

With so many book releases this fall in time for the gift giving season (doesn't everyone else fill their Christmas wishlist with design books?) there was only one I was eagerly awaiting. Hu...