Tag: GARDEN DESIGN

January 30, 2018 Best landscape design

Modernist gardens are usually defined by their asymmetry. These gardens have free-flowing space with shadow and light used. These kinds of gardens have complex views unlike the rather controlled vistas that formal, classical gardens have. Most modernist gardens have one or two views that are emphasized. But visitors may not see them the same way…

January 21, 2018 Best landscape design

There are two garden types associated with Mediterranean regions. They are formal and informal gardens. Informal gardens utilize gravel and their planting is structured in structural masses and groups. Informal gardens get their inspiration from the arid regions of Spain and Southern Italy and the less arid South of France with its shrubby vegetation or…

January 14, 2018 Best landscape design

Garden designers typically design formal gardens as expressions of man’s superiority over nature. Formal gardens contain elements and features that are expressed in their structure and geometry. Formal gardens have their origins from classical garden design and architecture. These kinds of gardens can be commonly found in Italy and France. To create a nice formal…

January 6, 2018 Best landscape design

When we are talking about design, style is the way that we combine plants, colors, trends and materials in a way that is pleasing. While some style trends do not last long, others sometimes mark the beginning of major phases in garden design. These phases all have what they are known for.  For formal design…