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House and Garden

House and Garden

May 2020

House & Garden unlocks the door to an array of unique homes and outdoor features, ranging from town houses and converted barns to fabulous modern apartments and island retreats. Outdoor features are equally varied, including cottage gardens, water gardens and chic, city courtyards. House & Garden provides an invaluable sourcebook of ideas, from design and decoration to the best of travel, delicious recipes and fine wine. Britain’s most glamorous, inspiring and influential design and decoration magazine.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Conde Nast Publications Ltd
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12 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
contributors

KATE COULSON | Garden designer Kate’s love for garden design developed when she bought a house on a fellside in the north of England. Having spent her early career at Christie’s, she trained at The English Gardening School and set to work realising her dream of creating a modern English topiary garden. ‘No matter how original, a garden should always sit well within its natural environment,’ she says. This approach is evident in her design for her own hilltop plot in Provence (pages 154-159), in which ashe favoured plants that withstand the extreme weather conditions. She cites the discovery of a ‘whole new lexicon of plants that flourish in arid conditions – and still look good’ as her favourite aspect of working on it. Which plant are you obsessed with at the…

4 min.
house and garden

HATTA BYNG EDITOR ART DIRECTOR Jenny Lister DEPUTY EDITOR David Nicholls MANAGING EDITOR/CHIEF SUB-EDITOR Caroline Bullough CREATIVE DIRECTOR (INTERIORS) Gabby Deeming PA TO THE EDITOR/EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Christabel Chubb DEPUTY FEATURES EDITOR Elizabeth Metcalfe FEATURES ASSISTANT Rumer Neill DEPUTY DECORATION EDITOR Ruth Sleightholme DECORATION STYLIST Rémy Mishon DECORATION INTERN Minty Bates EDITOR-AT-LARGE Liz Elliot GARDEN EDITOR Clare Foster TRAVEL EDITOR Pamela Goodman FOOD EDITOR Blanche Vaughan DEPUTY CHIEF SUB-EDITOR Sue Gilkes SENIOR SUB-EDITOR Sophie Devlin DEPUTY ART DIRECTOR Joshua Monaghan ART EDITOR Eva Farrington PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTOR Owen Gale CONSULTANT EDITOR Susan Crewe CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Lavinia Bolton, Virginia Fraser, Matilda Goad, Fiona Golfar, Rita Konig, Nonie Niesewand, Elizabeth Rees-Jones, Aude de la Conté (France) DIGITAL EDITOR Emily Senior DEPUTY DIGITAL EDITOR Virginia Clark DIGITAL FEATURES WRITER Charlotte McCaughan-Hawes EDITOR, THE LIST Belle Rice EDITOR-AT-LARGE, THE LIST Charlotte Richmond DIGITAL COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR Malcolm Attwells DIGITAL OPERATIONS DIRECTOR Helen Placito CREATIVE DIRECTOR, THE CALICO CLUB Emily Tobin EVENTS AND MEMBERSHIP ASSISTANT, THE CALICO CLUB Davey…

2 min.
from the editor

Just a week after we chose the houses to be featured in this May issue, I had the pleasure of sitting next to one of the owners, Speronella Marsh, at a Calico Club supper; she was one of the earliest members. It was a lucky coincidence, as her house – inherited by her husband Ben – also features on the cover, which we were working on at the time. And yet we had never met. This sort of meeting of minds is exactly what we hoped would happen for members when we set up The Calico Club in January. It was especially pleasing that I was reaping the benefits myself. Speronella, an Italian, found herself doing up a big house in deepest Shropshire and needed to be resourceful with her budget.…