HERBIER * March 16 // Dans le jardin // SS 2016

HERBIER * March 16 // Dans le jardin // SS 2016

Botanical inspiration is everywhere to be seen in the window displays of the West End this spring with Gucci, Hermes, Dries van Noten, Liberty, Dior, McQueen and Joseph all taking a foray into the garden for their SS16 collections. Check out Herbier Mag’s SS16 Pinterest board for more sartorial displays of plants and flowers this season

Herbier // Off the press – Mapplethorpe Flora: The Complete Flowers

Herbier // Off the press – Mapplethorpe Flora: The Complete Flowers

When Robert Mapplethorpe was given his first Polaroid camera in 1971, he learnt about light and exposure by photographing flowers. Mapplethorpe Flora: The Complete Flowers (Phaidon) is the definitive collection of nearly 20 years of flower portraits, from early snapshots to highly stylised black-and-white prints. Flowers don’t get sexier than this

A Botanical World // In Gardens Illustrated – Dec 2015

A Botanical World // In Gardens Illustrated – Dec 2015

So excited to be the artist profile in the December 2015 issue of Gardens Illustrated December. The piece – entitled Pressed For Time – features a specially-made botanical Advent Calendar. Gorgeous images by Andrew Montgomery (taken last November) and lovely words by Matthew Biggs. Thanks Gardens Illustrated for featuring us.

In the Garden Museum // Seeing Floral – The Art of Florilegia

In the Garden Museum // Seeing Floral – The Art of Florilegia

Had a great day at The Garden Museum today, hosting an event – Seeing Floral: The Art of Florilegia – with head of their plant school, Rosemary Campbell-Preston. The event included an introduction to the history and art of florilegia and herbaria, an overview of our guests’ work and the relevance of the event to […]