EVERYDAY IS MORE SPECIAL THAN ANY SPECIAL OCCASION
While leafing through the pages of “Bringing Nature Home”, one directly remembers how ‘everyday is more special than any special occasion’.
Editor: Sidni Karavil

“This book calls upon us to look, to appreciate, and whenever possible, to collect a bit of the outdoors to bring inside. Of course, flowers are for every day, to be picked up after work with the bread and milk – and with the proliferation of farmer’s markets everywhere that is now easy for us to do. Why do we too often save flowers for special occasions like a party or a thank you? While the photographs here are rich, what they show is everyday life; real rooms with real flowers, not interior-decorated homes with professional-looking displays. The quotidian nature of these images, and the moments they evoke, reveal that somehow the everyday is more special than any special occasion.”
Deborah Needleman

By Ngoc Minh Ngo
Arrangements by Nicolette Owen
Foreword by Deborah Needleman

FROM THE ARCHIVES
FEASTS
THE DIAMOND FOLD

The art of using the right napkin in four steps.

FINDS
WARHOL & BASQUIAT: A COMPLICATED BROMANCE

: "I don't think about art when I'm working. I try to think about life." -Basquiat

CASE SERIES
THROUGH THE EYES OF ANTONY GORMLEY

Take a moment to shut your eyes and allow absolute darkness transport you to Antony Gormley’s latest exhibition in London.
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BLACKOUTS
VENICE

The city that has no roads, just canals lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces. Maybe the most beautiful city in the world; the city of water…

LOVE LETTERS
FEM GÜÇLÜTÜRK

The love letter to Çıtlık Ağacı (Turpentine Tree) that botanist Fem Güçlütürk wrote is reflecting something beyond the love that we know.

SENSES
LEVENT ERDEN

One may say that Levent Erden is rebellious but actually he is trying to explore the “over the top” with his senses.

CITIZENS
ERKAL AKSOY

Everything is well-selected based on personal admiration in the one-of-its-kind Alaturcahouse. Erkal Aksoy, who doesn't like to be in the public sight much, expresses his style in his eclectic gallery.