Title: Garden Design Details
Publisher: Conran, U.K.
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
1st thus. Revised edition. Like new with small single previous owner (Jenny) name on title page. Prompt postage with free tracking within Australia. Bookseller Inventory # 005536
Synopsis: Whether you want a wall, or a pond, a new look for your lawn or an inventive way to pave your patio, "Garden Design Details" is packed with hundreds of images and ideas. With practical information about what materials and designs will work in harmony with your garden, this book will open your eyes to the possibilities at hand. All the ideas are attainable and durable, with options for different styles and sizes of garden. Divided into four main chapters - Verticals; Horizontals; Punctuation; and Casework - the book discusses the main visual elements of a garden and then shows them in context through a selection of international case studies.In Verticals you'll find walls; hedges; fences; railings; trellis work; entrances and openings; gates; doors; level changes; feature plants and trees; woods; orchards; and land sculpture. Horizontals covers beds; borders; edging; paths; terraces; lawns; meadows; wild flower planting; knots; parterres; mazes; lakes; ponds; water features; natural swimming pools; stepping stones; land sculpture; and bridges. Punctuation discusses eye-catchers; seating; planters; pots and urns; statues; sculpture; fountains; arches; pergolas; tunnels; plant supports; and garden buildings. A final chapter of case studies shows the bigger picture with vertical, horizontal and punctuation design elements together in situ to show how they can be used to best advantage.The case studies illustrate a range of styles and settings including traditional, contemporary, minimal and international. Arne Maynard gives useful and practical advice for every type of garden from country acres to town courtyard. With over 350 photographs and design information covering everything from walls to paving, and fences to ponds, "Garden Design Details" is packed full of ideas.
About the Author: ARNE MAYNARD is a successful garden designer based in London. After studying architecture, he turned to garden design and now his commissions range from large-scale country gardens to small urban spaces. His gardens have appeared in many publications, including Gardens Illustrated and the Sunday Telegraph, and together with Piet Oudolf, he won the prestigious Best Garden Award for his Gardens Illustrated 'Evolution' Garden at the 2000 Chelsea Flower Show. Arne now works on projects for a number of private clients and has been commissioned to redesign the National Trust Property, Dyrham Park in Wiltshire, England. ANNE DE VERTEUIL is a garden writer and garden designer based in London. In addition to a range of private gardens, she has also undertaken the design of a number of public spaces.
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