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ArchitectDesign · 1d ago

Robert Adam: new book release!

Another book which makes its debut this spring is on an architect who needs no introduction. Robert Adam, Country House Design, Decoration & The Art of Elegance by historian Jeremy Musson fr...
ArchitectDesign · 1w ago

How They Decorated (P Gaye Tapp) and Why Blogging still Matters

Soon to be released (April 11, 2017) is "How They Decorated", a fascinating book by P. Gaye Tapp with forward by Charlotte Moss and published by Rizzoli.  I've been eagerly awaiting this book both because the subject is endlessly fascinating and beca...
ArchitectDesign · 4W ago

Schonbrunn; Another post another Palace.

Since I mentioned it in my last post on Vienna's Belvedere I thought I should write next about Schonbrunn Palace. Sick of palaces yet? I saw so many on my trip that there is so much to share...
ArchitectDesign · 1M ago

The Belvedere, or Mr. Belvedere to you.

Just outside of the Ringstrasse in Vienna, Austria, is arguably the most famous palace in ...
ArchitectDesign · 1M 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 · 2M 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 · 2M ago

Villa Borghese Rome - stupendous excess

Before my trip to Rome everyone I talked to highly recommended a visit to the Villa Borghe...
ArchitectDesign · 3M 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 · 3M 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 · 4M 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...