The Substance Of Style

Beautiful and brave; inquisitive and independent; glamorous and gutsy. These are just a few of the adjectives that describe the eight outstanding women in this portfolio. In April 2009, we produced our first “The Substance of Style” story in what we believed was an overdue tribute to the women who tirelessly fight to change the …

Eighth Wonder: Patrick Blanc’s Vertical Orchids

[youtube width=500]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUQOHsLGBb4[/youtube] Babylon had its hanging gardens, and now New York has its own vertical ones (you know, to parallel its skyscrapers), thanks to artist Patrick Blanc and the Botanical Gardens’ Orchid Show. French botanist/artist Patrick Blanc’s vertical structures of orchids blended with other exotic plants is the cynosure of the New York Botanical Garden’s …