There’s no doubt that as a designer you need to keep your creative muscle exercised for it to work well. One of the best ways to do this is to see as much good design as possible on a regular basis. It doesn’t have to be garden related either, good designs of buildings, […]
Like many designers, I’m always on the look-out for inspiration. Lot’s of different things inspire me, they’re not necessarily garden-related, but they’re always about design.
Because at it’s most fundamental, any really good design, be it for a phone a garden or a kettle, must be both practical and pleasing to the eye. Garden designers need to understand all about proportion, scale, context and how a garden plan works in it’s three dimensional form. They must also understand all about […]
If you’re inspired by beautiful architecture, art and design, you’ll love this beautiful little chapel just off the A3 in Compton, Surrey. It’s a small, circular building made from local red bricks, elaborately covered in celtic and art nouveau decoration and has a stunning interior. George Watts was a contemporary of the Pre-Raphaelites and lived in […]
The Chelsea Flower Show is renowned throughout the world as the most influential garden show, the gardens and plants are seen as indicators of what we will all want to plant in our gardens. There are also lots of great ideas, whatever your size of garden. It was press day on Monday, so there were lots […]