On the heels of our Vive la France issue—and to celebrate Bastille Day (and the upcoming World Cup final)—we’re taking note of a few French goings-on. Read on for some outtakes from the issue, plus what we’re up to this weekend, in Paris and beyond.
- First, the submissions are in (including more than 2,000 original images of gardens, pathways, patios, and outdoor living spaces), our judges have made their selections, and voting now is open in the 2018 Considered Design Awards. Read more here, then vote for your favorite. (To vote for Remodelista projects, head here.)
- Virginia readers: The Socrates Project is for you.
- Trees vs. Reason: the trees win in Mill Valley, California.
- Now open: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 3, designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates: a portion of a multi-part revival of a defunct shipping yard that is urban renewal at its best, reports Margot.
- How to set a table like a Frenchwoman. (And, beautiful decay in Paris near the Bastille.)
- Forego your coffee maker for this chic and eco-friendly alternative.
Mark your calendars for these upcoming plant swaps:
- July 15 in NYC.
- July 15 in Los Angeles: herb swap. (Note: This event is currently sold out, but keep an eye out in case spots open up.)
- July 19 in Columbus, Ohio.
Recently in Obsessions: