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Designabout 5 years ago

Getting your show garden to an RHS show

Joanna ShirleyRHS Shows Judging Manager Joanna Shirley shares some insider tips on show garden selection and the judging process When the dust has settled at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, much...

Designabout 5 years ago

Making a pop-up garden

Anoushka Feiler’s Paperworks garden for Cityscapes, created in collaboration with choreographer Charlotte Spencer. Photo: Darryl MooreAnnie Guilfoyle looks at the rise in temporary gardens and...

Designabout 5 years ago

How to talk money with clients

Jilayne Rickards MSGD   Jilayne Rickards MSGD offers advice on having the awkward budget conversation   Not talking about the budget early can compromise a design. There’s nothing...

Designabout 5 years ago

How to make a garden landform

Dramatic landforms in the Rolawn: Why? conceptual show garden by Tony Smith at RHS Hampton Court 2016. Photo: Annie Guilfoyle Designer Annie Guilfoyle looks into what you need to know to create...

Designabout 5 years ago

Profile: TCL, Australia

The Australian Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, winner of the World Landscape of the Year Award 2013. Photo: John GollingsDarryl Moore meets Kate Cullity from Australia’s top...

Designover 5 years ago

Project: Heatherwick’s Laverstoke Mill glasshouses

Photo: Iwan BaanJodie Jones discovers how the two Willy Wonka-esque glasshouses at Bombay Sapphire’s distillery attraction were created In 2010, Heatherwick Studios was commissioned by gin...

Designover 5 years ago

Top tips for garden lighting

In this London terrace, designed by Stephen Woodhams, low-glare uplighting illuminates the columns and recessed uplights highlight the arched trellis, drawing the eye to the end of the garden. Photo:...

Designover 5 years ago

Comment: Working for free pays dividends

Karena Batstone MSGDKarena Batstone MSGD has started a new pro bono work website for garden designers – here she explains why working for free is good for you and your career A career as a garden...

Designover 5 years ago

Project: Tippet Rise, Montana landscape

Inverted Portal by Ensamble Studio, one of several large works cast in the ground onsite from stone, earth and concrete. Photo: Iwan BaanWhen the US practice Oehme van Sweden was asked to work on the...

Designover 5 years ago

Project: Christo’s Floating Piers, Italy

Photo: Wolfgang Volz/Christo 2016Discover how the artist Christo created his masterpiece on Lake Iseo For 16 days, from 18 June to 3 July, 2016, The Floating Piers attracted worldwide attention as...