The Victorian restored interior rooms of the National Trust’s Flagship Tasma Terrace’s authentic ambiance is used to great effect in staging this unique show
Venetian maker Jacopo Verzelini was bought to England by Huguenot Jean Carré to improve the quality of glass being produced at his London workshop.
There are some in our society who are blessed with great creative gifts. Imagination is surely one, however it is one thing to have the ability to form images and ideas in the mind, especially of things never seen or never experienced directly, but quite another to connect those to the totality of real things in the world in order to convey knowledge or influence our perception of them.
In 1195 a new cathedral was built at Bourges, which was to epitomize the great objectives of the Gothic ideal; to use light to show the greatness of God; to use geometry and mathematics to create spatial and emotional harmony, and to create the Pilgrim’s goal, heaven on earth. Twenty…