A tribute to the beauty of the famed Italian gardens of Isola Bella and Isola Madre, two precious jewels of Italy's Lake Maggiore. This is the perfect book for garden lovers and armchair travellers alike. The islands of Isola Bella and Isola Madre have belonged to the Borromeo family, members of the Italian nobility, since the sixteenth century. The gardens are now open to the public and attract admirers from all over the world.
Paolo Pejorne is one of the most famous Italian garden designers. Since the 1970s he has designed over two hundred gardens around the world for clients including the Agnelli family, the Rothschild family, and the Agha Khan Karim. He is the current designer of the Borromeo Gardens.Dario Fusaro specializes in photography of gardens, architecture, and landscapes both natural and urban.