Jimi Blake has spent the last 25 years collecting stand-out plants which he grows in dynamic and innovative ways at the fabulous Hunting Brook Gardens. A Beautiful Obsession inspires new garden projects, rewrites the rule book about combining plants and changes the way you think about plants and gardens.
Picking out the images from 339 vellum leaves, this title gives insight into the manuscript and its creation. It is suitable for those interested in history, ancient artifacts or the gospels and with a passion for beautiful objects.
It does what it says on the front cover: this book is aimed at everybody wants to grow their own food in Ireland - whether you are an expert of have never grown vegetables or fruit or herbs but who is thinking of doing so. Written by an acknowledged and well-known expert.
A new, compact edition of Sean Scully's photographs, featuring horizontal and vertical shards of limestone that echo his painted work and reveal a creative process best expressed through abstract shapes.
Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. But, there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. This is a book on art in various languages.