A Look Into the Enduring Vision of the Iconic Artist Isamu Noguchi Photos
AD looks through its archives to find the best examples of why this American-born artist remains a design visionary
Auction of New York socialite Bunny Mellon's estate nets $218M
A wealth of artwork, furnishings and jewelry owned by the late Listerine heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon netted a total of $218.1 million following a five-day auction in New York this week. All up there...
A cultivated taste: the Bunny Mellon auction
Together, the Mellons occupied a rarefied social elite that seldom invited strangers into its midst and held the view that one’s most prized possession should be one’s privacy. They entertained often ...
A Look Into the Enduring Vision of the Iconic Artist Isamu Noguchi Photos
AD looks through its archives to find the best examples of why this American-born artist remains a design visionary
Auction of New York socialite Bunny Mellon's estate nets $218M
A wealth of artwork, furnishings and jewelry owned by the late Listerine heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon netted a total of $218.1 million following a five-day auction in New York this week. All up there...
Ganna Walska
Ganna Walska (born Hanna Puacz on June 26, 1887 – March 2, 1984) was a Polish opera singer and garden enthusiast who created the Lotusland botanical gardens at her mansion in Montecito, California. Sh...
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Everglades National Park
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Rachel Lambert Mellon
Rachel Lowe Lambert Lloyd Mellon (August 9, 1910 – March 17, 2014), often known as Bunny Mellon, was an American horticulturalist, gardener, philanthropist, and art collector. She designed and p...
Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton (/ˈiːdɪθ ˈhwɔrtən/; born Edith Newbold Jones; January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, short story writer, and designer. She was nominated for ...
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Loutrel Briggs
Loutrel Winslow Briggs (December 12, 1893 - May 1977) was an American landscape architect active in Charleston, South Carolina.Briggs was born in New York City, graduated from Cornell University in 19...
Craig Allison
Craig Allison is an American landscape architect and television personality. He is the host of The Carefree Gardener, a national television series. Born in San Diego on Feb 3 1956 His column under th...
Bruce Porter
Bruce Porter (23 February 1865, San Francisco – 25 November 1953, San Francisco) was an American painter, sculptor, stained-glass designer, writer, muralist, landscape designer, and art critic.
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Ellen Biddle Shipman
Ellen Biddle Shipman (1869–1950) was an American landscape architect known for her formal gardens and lush planting style.Born in Philadelphia, she spent her childhood in Texas and the Arizona territo...
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Robert Allerton
Robert Henry Allerton (1873–1964), born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, was the son and heir of First National Bank of Chicago founder Samuel Allerton. A philanthropist for most of his life, he ...
Nathan Franklin Barrett
Nathan Franklin Barrett (November 19, 1845 - October 16, 1919) was an American landscape architect. He is best known for his designs for company town of Pullman, Illinois, the Hotel Ponce de Leon in F...
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Frederick Law Olmsted
Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 – August 28, 1903) was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator. He is popularly considered to be the father of Americ...
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Marian Cruger Coffin
Marian Cruger Coffin (September 16, 1876 – February 2, 1957) was one of the first American women to work as a professional landscape architect, and became famous for designing numerous gardens for mem...
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Beatrix Farrand
Beatrix Jones Farrand (June 19, 1872 – February 28, 1959) was a landscape gardener and landscape architect in the United States. Her career included commissions to design about 110 gardens for private...
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Garrett Eckbo
Garrett Eckbo (November 28, 1910 – May 14, 2000) was an American landscape architect notable for his seminal 1950 book Landscape for Living.
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Pamela Burton
Pamela Grace Burton (b. 1948) is a landscape architect known for her interdisciplinary approach to private and public projects, bringing together plant materials, art, and architecture. In 2006 she b...
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Kate Sessions
Katherine Olivia "Kate" Sessions (November 8, 1857 – March 24, 1940) was an American botanist, horticulturalist, and landscape architect closely associated with San Diego, California, and known ...
Takeo Uesugi
Takeo Uesugi (上杉武夫, Uesugi Takeo, born 1940) in Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese-American landscape architect who designed acclaimed Japanese garden installations. He is a graduate of the Unive...
Jens Jensen (landscape architect)
Jens Jensen (September 13, 1860 - October 1, 1951) was a Danish-American landscape architect. Jens Jensen worked with famed architect Howard Van Doren Shaw.
Jens Jensen was born near Dybbøl in Sl...
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Diego Suarez (garden designer)
Diego Suarez (1888 in Bogotá, Colombia - 14 September 1974 in New York City, New York) was a garden designer known for his work at James Deering's Villa Vizcaya in Miami, Florida. He also served as a...
Michael E. Arth
Michael E. Arth is an American artist, home/landscape/urban designer, public policy analyst, advocate for the homeless, futurist, documentary filmmaker and author. He was a 2010 candidate for governor...
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James Leal Greenleaf
James Leal Greenleaf (July 30, 1857 — April 15, 1933) was an American landscape architect and civil engineer. Early in his career, he was a well-known landscape architect who designed the gardens and ...
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H. H. Hunnewell
Horatio Hollis Hunnewell (July 27, 1810 – May 20, 1902), was a railroad financier, philanthropist, amateur botanist, and one of the most prominent horticulturists in America in the nineteenth ce...
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