Presents a selection of about 100 plants that grow wild in Ireland or are cultivated in Irish gardens. This book features plants that range from native plants to exotic species introduced from the New World and Asia, unusual plants that grow in some of the most extreme environments in Ireland, and hybrids created by plant breeders.
Irish-born designer Eileen Gray is widely known today as a pioneer of both Art Deco and Modernism. In a career spanning nearly 80 years she produced innovative designs for furniture, lighting, carpets, interiors and architecture. This book deals with his life and work.
Alberti`s "Della Pittura" was the first modern analytical study of painting. A systematic description of the one-point perspective construction, it was designed to persuade both patron and painter in the Renaissance to discard the old tastes in painting for the new.