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Please browse our full list of journal features below, noting that features marked by a padlock ( ) are only accessible to members of The SGD:

Designover 5 years ago

Project: Bosco Verticale

Photo: Stefano Boeri Architetti Jodie Jones discovers the design details behind the iconic vertical forest in Italy The Bosco Verticale in Milan, begun in 2009 and completed in October 2014,...

Designover 5 years ago

Backhanders in the business?

John WyerJohn Wyer FSGD questions the forbidden yet commonplace practice of designers taking commission from suppliersThere have been some interesting discussions recently about comparisons between...

Designover 5 years ago

Show gardens though sponsorship-in-kind

Dan Bowyer MSGD and Andrew Fisher-Tomlin FSGDTop tips on funding a show garden design without the cash Dan Bowyer MSGD and Andrew Fisher-Tomlin FSGD created a Gold-medal-winning garden for Bowel...

Designover 5 years ago

Indian garden design comes of age

The Halfway Retreat house was built with raw stone masonry and exposed concrete, with exterior metal staircases leading to the terrace and pool.The design practice M/s. Prabhakar B. Bhagwat is...

Designabout 6 years ago

How to design small gardens

Lighting is crucial in small gardens and should be simple, concentrated on trees and surfaces. Photo: Charlotte Rowe/Light IQCharlotte Rowe MSGD gives advice on what to consider when creating pocket...

Designabout 6 years ago

Getting gardens photographed

Photo: Charlie HopkinsonCharlotte Rowe’s gardens are often photographed and feature in magazines and books. She explains the benefits of calling in the expertsIt really is worth getting a garden...

Designabout 6 years ago

The legacy of the High Line

The High Line has become an iconic New York destination. Photo: Iwan Baan/Friends of the High Line Darryl Moore examines new international public landscape projects inspired by the Manhattan...

Designabout 6 years ago

How to design a flower show trade stand

Sarah\'s stand for David Harber at RHS Chelsea in 2014 Sarah Naybour offers advice having designed three trade stands for big clients at the RHS Chelsea Flower ShowDon’t underestimate the level of...

Designabout 6 years ago

Learning from Capability Brown

Blenheim in Oxfordshire. Photo: Blenheim PalaceFar from being boring, Capability Brown’s skill and subtlety mark him out as a master of our craft, writes Dr Sarah RutherfordIn researching my recent...

Designabout 6 years ago

Market Parklet

Weathering steel and bare concrete give an industrial aesthetic Pre-Registered SGD member Deborah Nagan of (uncommon) describes how a litter-strewn, unloved wasteland near Waterloo Station was...