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Cultivart Landscape Design
Functional design. Functional design is a keystone of Bauhaus design used widely today in garden design. Instead of hardscaping and plant selection being used purely for decorative purposes, features within the garden work for their keep in addition to being visually satisfying.The beauty of this seating
irregular orange border.In modern garden design, we love to have strong, simple shapes interact with one another. But it is not easy to get it right. Matisse showed us in works such as “The Snail” that getting the structure and scale correct within a boundary leads to a design that not only works, but is pleasing
seating area is the careful selection of two materials — concrete and wood — that creates a very simple design, one that is not diluted by the strong planting behind.
Outer space Landscape Architecture
Potreo Hill Modern
Paver design with long pavers alternate. U shape bench seat with fire pit.
nal uses. Geometrics aid this design. The strong rectangular shape of this table and bench, for example, reinforce the clean lines.
2. Identify Your Design StyleA seamless transition from
Structure is the most important thing when it comes to designing a small garden. The bones of the garden hold it together in all seasons and weather conditions. The squared paved area here unites different parts of the garden through its structural use of strong lines.
elevated space, you have an altogether different vantage point. Perhaps the design focuses your attention inward, fostering intimate conversation. Or, if the orientation is outwardly focused, you'll observe the borrowed landscape or enjoy a bird's-eye view of the garden.Any time the grade is changed, even with
Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
tiles for a bathroom project, she hit a wall with the design, says Rhoda Fry of Bill Fry Construction, hired to handle the construction phase of this project. The Frys recommended a designer who was willing to help, even at the last stage of the design process.The homeowner had ordered too many tiles and
with the tile store. The designer suggested using the tiles to create an outdoor shower — something the owner had already planned, but without using tiles. The result was more stunning and luxurious than the shower the homeowner had imagined.Tip: It's rarely too late to seek design guidance. Even a quick
on can save a client a lot of money and heartache.Tell us: What are some of your best client or homeowner tales or tips?More: Find a decorator or designer
Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
spiral design and use of stone pavers.” “stained concrete nautilus design firepit seating area” “lovely design, adds to a serene mood.” “Celtic design carved into stone in the Irish countryside..... wild!” “spiral design on the flagstone patio with gravel inside.” “spiral design is cool with foot
foot grass....” “Design in stones, for porch” “natural design of patio” “Stone design...Backyard design...paving design”
Great for back yard. The design in steps . Very creative and simple.
The overall design of a spiral is reminiscent of the spiral on a sea shell and the blue glass mimics the water of the Pacific Ocean beyond.
The spiral design can also be worked into a more permanent outdoor layout. In this case, the bricks have been laid out in a meditative spiral design.
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Studio City Terrace
the tall metal wall and fire pit design
Get More From Your Small Backyard #12. Get design help when you need it. It might not seem like it, but small spaces are often more difficult to design than large ones.
Get design help when you need it. It might not
not seem like it, but small spaces are often more difficult to design than large ones. An expert will be trained to deal with your needs and challenges.
making is an architect’s profession,” he says. “Then a carpenter can complete all the design finesse. And a landscape designer will understand how the plantings will work over time.”Browse great compact gardens | Find design pros near you
16. Get design help when you need it. It might not seem like it, but small spaces are often more difficult to design than large ones. An expert will be trained to deal with your needs and challenges. Calhoun suggests
Tim Davies Landscaping
and strips created by the planters within this design fits the geometric style of this space. A single species of low-growing, evergreen plants creates the blocks for a year-round effect. A mixed, informal drift planting would have confused the overall design."
and strips created by the planters within this design fits the geometric style of this space. A single species of low-growing, evergreen plants creates the blocks for a year-round effect. A mixed, informal drift planting would have confused the overall design.
Christopher Yates Landscape Architecture
San Francisco Dining Terrace
would someone answer a question about another person's work? It is not helpful to give information that is not accurate - and how could anyone but the designer and installer know the methodology behind the work?
not so much on the modern and minimalistic style but I do love the limited and designated grass area...less mowing and it sure would make picking up poop easy ;)
Room Outside was designed to be a complete DIY handbook not only for horticultural students, but also for those who wished to design and build a garden in a modern style.Brookes outlined simple geometric design techniques to balance the garden with the house, creating
creating patterns that could tie together all the functions of the garden; the resulting designs echoed Mondrian paintings.
eyes of many other young horticulturalists and garden designers — to his belief that the garden was fundamentally a place for use by people, not just a static picture.In the '50s and '60s, gardening had not kept pace with the influence of design in other lifestyle areas, probably because it was still
Brooke's alternative ideas really did change the way we thought of our garden spaces and how we could design and use them.Room Outside became my bible, influencing not only how I looked at garden design, but also how I physically drew my plans, copying his fluid draftsmanship with ink on tracing paper