Tag: Sue Womersley
old Royal Naval College Greenwich LONDON
Maritime Greenwich is a World UNESCO Heritage Site – since 1997 – The ensemble of buildings at Greenwich, an outlying district of London, and the park in which they are set, symbolize English artistic and scientific endeavour in the 17th and 18th centuries. The Queen’s House (by Inigo Jones) was the first Palladian building…
Gardens of all sizes on the West Side of Vancouver – from professionally landscaped to the sweat and tears of the homeowner, they all have the passion for the garden and it is a pleasure to view them.
mid century MODERN homes YVR
West Coast Modern – Is both how the building situates on the landscape and how the interiors relate to nature – connecting to the environment…
1930s MILANO villa necchi campiglio
selected leading Milan Architect Piero Portaluppi (1888-1967) who was already building several residences in the neighbourhood. With a distinctive career in architecture, city planning, decorative arts, restoration, exhibition display as well as writing and teaching. Portaluppi was well established and considered brilliant and creative.
As a longtime fan of Fornasetti’s work, I could not visit Milan without a visit to Fornasetti HQ and Showroom on Courso Venezia. Bold, whimsical and distinctive – Fornasetti’s work has held appeal since the 1980’s and in 2013 an Exhibit titled “100 Years of Practical Madness” was held at the Milan Triennale Design Museum…
MILAN poldi pezzoli MUSEO
his former private Palazzo from the 17th century, now Museo, is located on Via Manzoni, Milan (near Teatro alla Scala) is the private collection of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli (1822-1879) who was the last heir of the possessions of two prominent families.
MILAN bagatti valsecchi
Villa Bagatti Valsecchi. A mansion located between Via Gesu and Via Santo Spirito in Milan, Barons Fausto and Giuseppe Bagatti Valsecchi’s extraordinary collections showcasing their love for the past and the Italian Renaissance
SKEDANS haida gwaii
Skedans Haida Village, Gwaii Haanas Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site
sweeping VIEWS + local art
Views of English Bay, Vancouver’s North Shore and Spanish Banks, this terraced garden sprinkled with exquisite BC Native sculptures + art. A highlight of the Heritage Vancouver annual fundraiser garden tour where 13 gracious hosts opened their gardens for a worthy cause. Azure infinity pool seems endless as it connects to Vancouver’s English Bay. Al…
12 GARDENS 5 hours – heritage Vancouver garden tour
Heritage Vancouver (heritagevancouver.org) has hosted a fundraiser Garden Tour for five years, people generously open their gardens, this is my third time enjoying. From the grand to cottage, there was much to love about each. Here is a small sampling of the day. A 1927 House with a garden 30 years in the making, a welcome garden gate.…
office DESIGN + new BIZ center
GLASGOW city chambers
Built in the 1880s in George Square, the City Chambers is the headquarters of council serving the City of Glasgow. Enter through a loggia and be met with a mosaic of the city’s Coat of Arms. This mosaic style referred to as Keramic, is found on other floors as well as the ceilings. It is…
RHS Chelsea Flower Show shopping
Sorry this 3rd post is delayed, lack of good wifi :)’hope you enjoyed the pix of the Great Pavillion and the Show Gardens earlier this week. Sue With many large vendor booths and over 100 smaller artisan booths there was some amazing shopping at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Upon arrival through the front gates…