Illustrator Thibaud Herem is nurturing a homegrown arboretum in his flat in Clapton.
With over 30 species of tree ranging from oak to Japanese maple to giant redwood, this is a documentation of his obsession as well as a visual exploration of the beautiful shapes and forms found in nature.
Within a personal narrative, this little book includes fascinating information about the trees, the process of planting and cultivating them, and musings on societys relationship to the architecture of trees. Gorgeously illustrated and presented, this is a lovely, thoughtful gift book for gardeners, hobbyists and illustration enthusiasts.
Perfect little hand book for older children exploring the outdoors. 8+