A delicious spring awakening for the Royal Borough
Vividly patterned wallpapers and furnishing fabrics are rich inspiration for spring’s exuberantly clashing prints. Styling by Damian Foxe. Photography by Andrew Yee
Extraordinary commissions that marry new technology with traditional craftsmanship
Cari Gray’s challenging itineraries and a frescoed manor in Palma’s old town
Costa Rica’s new eco-lodges purvey a cool relaxed luxe – bijou havens from which to explore swathes of species-rich rainforest. There’s scarcely a better place to understand these tropical habitats, says Lucia van der Post
65cm x 58cm x 35cm, in sycamore and white gold leaf, £5,203. Also in other materials
Archive lithographs released for sale for the first time
A barrister is flattered into sitting for a Royal Academician, but should he have canvassed opinion before agreeing?
From Henry James’ Portrait of a Lady to The Rolling Stones’ Emotional Rescue, the arts are fertile ground for olfactory inspiration. Lucia van der Post reports.