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Garden Design Essentials: Unity and Variety
Between boredom and chaos lies the perfect balance. See how two design principles create landscapes as fascinating as they are harmonious
"how two design principles create landscapes as fascinating as they are harmonious... interior design and the landscape. Here are some excellent examples of the subtle... Bevlin in Design Through Discovery, a college art theory book that I've never tossed... garden design elements: Line | Rhythm | Shape and Mass | Space | Texture | Color... succulents, designed by Flora Grubb Gardens in San Francisco, is framed as fine art. The..."
5 Essential Considerations for a Landscape Design Project
Get your winter garden fix by planning an entirely new landscape or just an update for a single garden stretch
"entirely new landscape or just an update for a single garden stretch... research and design your project. It always pays to put pencil to paper before the shovel... describe the design process. As a landscape designer, I enjoy helping people understand... universal landscape design tips there as well. http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/Small-Gardens... vision and landscape architects design will become reality when the installation is done..."
Garden Design Essentials: Shape and Mass
"give a landscape form, volume and interest... principles of design — straight out of my 1980s college textbook Design Through Discovery... in the landscape. More in this garden design series: Using Lines | Using Rhythm |... classic design themes and find projects to illustrate each one. It turns out that... In the landscape, we can use both shape and mass to define spaces and give us clues... surface design. And similarly, the eye sees geometric, natural or multidimensional..."
Garden Design Essentials: Positive-Negative Space
Discover how to place your garden forms for visual balance and eye-pleasing pattern in the landscape
"in the landscape, Here are several great ideas for emphasizing the landscape's positive... element of design, is ever present in the outdoor world, thanks to the vast sky overhead... in our landscapes, but how we play with space can greatly enhance a garden or patio... garden design series: Using Lines | Using Rhythm | Using Texture | Using Shape and... Timothy Lee Landscape Design arched arbor...FANTASTIC!! franki These are incredible....."
Garden Design Essentials: Proportion and Scale
Tiny features in an expansive landscape miss the mark. Here's how to make sure your garden elements relate properly
"expansive landscape miss the mark. Here's how to make sure your garden elements relate... in the landscape. As one savvy designer pointed out to me years ago, when the sky... in the landscape. I've seen so many spindly arbors and trellises that look fragile... According to Design Through Discovery, my reliable, dog-eared college reference book, proportion... garden design elements: Line | Rhythm | Shape and Mass | Space |Texture | Color..."
Circle Round for Great Garden Design
Circular thinking can be a boon in creating eye-catching landscapes. Here's how to put the shape to best use
"eye-catching landscapes. Here's how to put the shape to best use... garden designs, both formal and informal. They may lie flat on the landscape, frame... in our landscape for millennia — just think of the stone rings of Stonehenge in southern... interest to a landscape design. Circular patios have been used by many of my Sculptural Firebowl... garden design than straight lines. However, I only know the song "all my life's..."
8 Ways to Design an Alluring Backyard
"in the landscape for a backyard or patio that enlivens the senses... most design projects begin with that goal: to create an environment where we feel... me, the landscapes that achieve these objectives are ones that convey a true sense... eight designs show some ways to create that feeling in your own personal landscape... stunning landscapes and photos. Totally awesome, can I tag this to my web site? rd... "Garden design", present , so can't tell were was it purchased. Sorry scanner doesn't..."
Old-School Design: Frame Your Garden View
Highlight your landscape's best features with curving branches, a vine-covered arch, or modern garden structure
"your landscape's best features with curving branches, a vine-covered arch, or modern... pieces of landscape art. Browse garden design photos | Find a landscape architect... When designing your gardens and outdoor spaces, consider the frames you are creating... with the landscape, hence it is much more naturalistic. I long to have gardens like... in its design, you can frame your views with streamlined, geometric designs in stucco..."
Garden Tour: Formal French Design on Lake Minnetonka
Eye-catching sculptures, a pavilion and a spacious terrace for entertaining feature in a Minnesota landscape renovation
"" says landscape architect Meg Arnosti of Windsor Companies. "The new design is very... French landscape design and especially the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.... natural landscapes. The formal stucco walls that edge the rectilinear terrace out back... love the landscape," says Arnosti. It's easy to see why. The graceful curves of this... of the landscape. Beautiful cutting gardens edged in shrubs lead up to the pavilion..."
How to Design a Calming Minimalist Garden
"interior design, it tends to involve a restricted palette of hard landscaping materials... with a design of bold, simple lines. Professionally designed classic minimalist... with my landscape architect. Thank you! Thanks for the article Frank...great stuff... to any design. Plants help soften the design, bringing relief from the strictures... minimalist design is about restriction, especially in the use of color within the overall..."
Old School Green Design: Keep the Trees!
"in the landscape add a sense of place, connection to nature, shade — and great beauty... builders and designers are respectful of the Earth and use all the benefits of an existing... property. We designed the house around them. I so agree with this! The trees are there before... upon landscape and trees; when an arborist tells you it has to go, safety is the... cleanly-designed home. The home's boxiness plays off the wavy nature of the branches..."
Old School Green Design: Add Texture With Grass
"When designing with plants, color and form are the utmost considerations, after... photos of landscape designs... add to a landscape but the low maintenance. Supposedly they thrive with little water... building's design also contrasts with the surrounding plantings of grasses. The sharp... in your landscape? More: Feather Reed Grass... in the landscape..."
Garden Design Essentials: Balance
You may sense when plants and flowers are off-kilter, but do you know how to set your landscape right?
"why a designed landscape is successful or not. Here are some examples that caught... author of Design Through Discovery, balance is a basic characteristic of all art, and... thoughtfully designed space that uses geometry to create a playful balance of many parts... rectilinear design "blocks" aligned both perpendicularly and horizontally with the home's... here the designer takes advantage of the exaggerated space. A lush, densely planted..."
Geometric Designs Keep Plants in Line
"your landscape with strips and blocks for simplicity and a crisp, contemporary look... planting design since the Edwardian gardens of the last century. But does this style... garden designs? We still see its use in the current rise of the new English style... leading designers at the Chelsea Flower Show in recent years, but is it still relevant... garden design; it gives the same crisp demarcation in the planting that is achieved..."
How to Design a Coast-Loving Garden That Lasts
Good looks and longevity go hand in hand with these plants, materials and colors to make your coastal landscape easy-breezy