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Founded in the early 1900s, F+W is a publisher of special interest magazines and books in a broad variety of consumer enthusiast categories. The Company also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, websites and education programs, all focused on the same consumer hobbies and enthusiast subject areas where the magazines and book publishing programs specialize.
Phyllis Richardson is the blogger behind Archetcetera and is a writer of books on architecture and design and of occasional literary exploits. Books include the XS series, New Sacred Architecture, House Plus, the Style City volumes on London and Paris, and Designed for Kids. She contributes architecture and design features to the print versions of the Financial Times Weekend and The Plan.