Author: Katerina Bulovska

Katerina Bulovska

Designed for practicality and made popular by a king, the Windsor chair went on to be the seat of choice for our Founding Fathers. These are the chairs that furnish the Assembly Room of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall. In Britain in the early 18th century, gardens were popular places for socializing. The English nobility enjoyed their […]

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Chatsworth House, considered by many as the most beautiful grand houses in England, can be found nestled amongst the rolling hills of Britain’s rural Derbyshire Dales. The area is famous for its abundance of stately homes that haven’t changed much since the days of their former glory. These historic houses offer a glimpse into a […]

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Over the centuries, garden furniture, much in the same way as indoor furniture, has gone through changes in appearance, design, and material used for its construction. Since ancient times, gardens have been an important part of every household for both the production of food and for recreation. The ancient Egyptians used furniture woven from abundant natural resources such […]

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The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is one of the most visited sites in North India. It owes its existence to the vision and talent of one man from a rural village in the Shakargarh region. Nek Chand Saini grew up fascinated by his mother’s stories about mighty royals and their magnificent kingdoms. Often he would […]

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The castle-like Abbotsford House and its beautifully landscaped woodland estate was the home of novelist and poet Walter Scott, author of several literally classics including Rob Roy and Ivanhoe. Ever since Sir Walter Scott was young, he had loved the serene rural landscape of the Scottish Borders, a region bordering the City of Edinburgh in the […]

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Zakopane style architecture is unusual in that it takes its name from a small village in the mountain region of Southern Poland, which was believed to have the power to cure many illnesses. Towards the end of the 19th century, the notion that breathing “healthy” air could improve symptoms or even cure a variety of […]

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The spectacular rainforest sculpture garden Las Pozas in part owes its existence to a rare snowstorm that hit Mexico in 1962. It was created by a wealthy British aristocrat and poet named Edward James. He was an avid patron of the arts, sponsoring several notable poets and painters throughout his lifetime, including Salvador Dali. In […]

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Lion Grove is most well known for its quirky rockeries that were created to represent a sacred mountain cave. Set between ancient pavilions, ponds and bridges, the stones give this classic garden in the city of Suzhou, China, an atmosphere different than anywhere else. Nature has always been an important part of ancient Chinese culture, […]