Esteemed critic’s choices reflect a lifetime’s interest in the subtle connections between art and philosophy - and encourage a broader and more imaginative approach to the way paintings are enjoyed and understood
Bestselling author says that many of the 17th-century London buildings that survived the Great Fire of were later destroyed by post-World War II developers. Makes you look at British buildings in a new way
British design guru on which book to buy if you want to know how to design a racing car in the 1960s style. Plus American pop culture, modern architecture, and how "Liverpool in the 1960s was like Florence in the 1440s"
Managing Director of design and decoration company says British interiors in 1615 were bright and colourful. Plus a bit of trivia: "lamp black" got its name because burning porcelain over a lamp produced the colour