added by susan_andrews_grace
(4 months ago)
Where and how we add objects show the value we give them. This classical stone-topped pedestal table is so perfectly proportioned and ideally suited for the garden niche it occupies. The designer has used ornamentation to paint an elegant, quiet scene in the landscape.
All of the tenets of good design are employed here, including the correct sense of proportion and scale. Outoors, the scale with which we work is seemingly endless, as the sky above is indeed vaster than any an interior ceiling.
Ornamentation must be substantial enough to stand up to the spaciousness of a garden. Here, that's exactly what's going on!