living over dining table. Constructivist Apartment. Inspired by the constructivist designs and colour schemes of Russian architect Melnikov, this central Moscow apartment is a bright and airy pied-a-terre for a film producer and his wife.
giant for his time at six-and-a-half-feet tall, Italian-adventurer Giovanni Belzoni led a series of daring explorations in the early 19th century, doing more than anyone else to fill the British Museum with the jewels of the Nile. Here, archaeologist Hume (Martin's Hundred) meticulously unearths his predecessor's exploits. Employing scores of laborers, Belzoni spent years relentlessly levering, chiseling, dragging, and excavating anything that could be pried loose.