We could all use a little inspiration right about now, and this new book certainly fits the bill.
Life Meets Art takes readers around the globe, through time, and inside the homes of famous creative people. As part of the research process, author Sam Lubell visited many of the 250 homes featured in the book before the coronavirus hit, taking in the scent of the space, listening to its ambient sounds, and seeing how the light hit the walls.
The resulting selection leaves much to ogle at, and is a feast both for the eyes and imagination. Many of the homes have a style that mirrors the owner’s professional aesthetic (leopard print abounds at Diane von Furstenberg’s home, for instance). But Lubell says there were surprises too, and people’s hidden talents emerged from the woodwork of their homes. Author Edith Wharton was a skilled designer, and in