The Decorators Club will kick off its 2016–2017 lecture series next week with a landscape and garden design discussion. Each lecture in the series will be held at the New York School of Interior Design (170 E. 70th St.) at 6 p.m.
Some highlights of the series, courtesy of the Decorators Club:
“An Ornament to Nature,” Capability Brown at the High Water of English Style
In celebration of the tercentenary of Lancelot “Capability” Brown, renowned garden historian John Phibbs, principal of Debois Landscape Survey Group and author of Place-making: The Art of Capability Brown, 1716–1783, will discuss the master gardener’s enduring legacy and imprint. (October 26)
Defining Territory: An Architect and Landscape Designer Discuss 25 Years of Collaboration
A conversation with architect and classicist Gil Schafer III and landscape designer Deborah Nevins, principal of Deborah Nivens & Associates, explores the collaboration between these two disciplines. Moderated by leading interior designer, garden expert and author Bunny Williams. (November 9)
My Gardens: Inspirations and Explorations Miranda Brooks of Miranda Brooks Landscape Design, a contributing editor on houses and gardens for Vogue, will present her signature gardens. Brooks is celebrated for her romantic, pastoral and relaxed approach to garden design, and her projects—both formal and natural—capture each setting’s singular character. (April 5, 2017)
The Roots of Beauty: Narrative and Ecology in the Landscapes of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects
Lauded for his ecologically regenerative designs, Thomas L. Woltz, principal of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, will address public parks, private gardens, agricultural landscapes and postindustrial sites from New York to New Zealand. (April 26, 2017)
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