Christopher Spitzmiller's lamps, tableware, and other ceramics are found in every chic A-list interior, including the White House, and featured in celebrated publications including Architectural Digest and the Wall Street Journal. He is on the board of the Garden Conservancy and the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House.
In his literary debut, top tastemaker and lamp-designing luminary
Christopher Spitzmiller chronicles sustainable living as a weekend
farmer and flower cultivator, organized in four seasonal
--MODERN LUXURY INTERIORS
Divided into four seasons, the book offers advice, information and inspiration on everything from cooking and baking...to planting bulbs, living with animals, flower arranging, stylish entertaining and much more! --QUINTESSENCE.COM Best New Design Books roundup: Spend A Year at Clove Brook Farm and witness the seasons shift at the Dutchess County, New York, estate of ceramist and gardener extraordinaire Christopher Spitzmiller. --ELLE DECOR.COM Though he makes it seem effortless, a tremendous amount of thoughtful research, intense planning, and actual sweat and tears go into each undertaking, and his knowledge, whether related to pottery, cooking, gardening, or animal husbandry, is clearly reflected in the completed projects. I have enjoyed following the thousands of steps Chris took to conceptualize, create, and finally realize this beautiful book and the life depicted herein, and I am looking forward to the next great steps he takes in whatever directions his insatiable curiosity and hard work take him. -- Martha Stewart Christopher's book captures the essence of Clove Brook Farm and the beautiful life he has created there. I cannot escape the feeling that I have discovered a kindred spirit. Christopher and I share so many passions, from raising chickens to our love of design, gardens, and flowers, and the knowledged that mother nature holds so many lessons and surprises. --Carolyne Roehm There are few more enchanting places than Clove Brook Farm and now Christopher Spitzmiller shares his home, his gardens, his chickens, and his lifestyle with you. Not only is this a beautiful book but the reader will come away with a richness of information that will make you want to mark up every page. You will need two copies. -- Bunny Williams