Add a splash of sunshine to your bookshelves with these artful celebrations of nature and inspirational guides to the great outdoors.
From the cabinets of curiosity of the 19th century to today’s interest in foraged decorations, eclectic collectors of natural objects have long filled their homes with their finds – from fossils and feathers to seeds and dried flowers. The New Naturalists offers a glimpse inside the homes of twenty creative collectors, revealing the stories behind their collections and how they celebrate their love of nature in their everyday spaces.
Sunday Times bestseller Spring Cannot be Cancelled is an uplifting manifesto that affirms art’s capacity to divert and inspire, based on a wealth of new conversations and correspondence between Hockney and the art critic Martin Gayford, his long-time friend and collaborator.
Van Gogh’s masterpieces are juxtaposed with Hockney’s colourful and colossal paintings in Hockney – Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature, an exploration of the artists’ parallel approaches to nature and landscape.
Every tree has its own story, and in Remarkable Trees, experts from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew have selected over 60 trees for their particular resonance and connection to us, representing the world’s major habitats.
Spirit of Place offers a panoramic view of the British landscape as seen through the eyes of writers and artists from Bede and the Gawain-poet to Gainsborough, Austen, W. G. Sebald and Barbara Hepworth.
In Wild Kitchen, join leading chefs, food bloggers and restaurateurs in their private kitchens and dining spaces, and discover how they cook and entertain using home-grown, local and seasonal produce.