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Storied Libraries

Storied Libraries

For ardent bibliophiles and admirers of architectural wonders, these mesmeric atheneums offer the globe’s most famous and beautiful settings for perusing the countless literary...
In the Stillness of Winter

In the Stillness of Winter

Reflected in the crystallized surface of an icy pond, birches point toward the sunrise, a reminder that the garden’s verdure is merely sleeping beneath...

Four Favorite Snowy Destinations

Surrounded by a frost-covered landscape and the peaceful silence of winter, we sit fireside and dream of the vast world beyond our doorstep. Wrapped...
Bucolic Tidings

Bucolic Tidings

A design partnership lasting two decades has transformed this home from its prior Tuscan aesthetic to the sophisticated style that today serves as a...
Yule Amid the Blooms

Yule Amid the Blooms

Along California’s San Francisco Peninsula, Christmas may not come with sleigh rides in the snow, but at Filoli Historic House & Garden, it arrives...

How Lovely Are Thy Branches

Long before the first poinsettia heralds the arrival of the season, there is an interesting botanical subterfuge going on in the basement beneath a...