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The Professional Designer's Guide to Garden Furnishings

The Professional Designer's Guide to Garden Furnishings

Author: Vanessa Gardner Nagel
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Gardens don't need just plants, paths, and walls; they need chairs, benches, cushions, arbors, containers, and artwork, too. But finding and choosing these accessories can be a challenge. The Professional Designer's Guide to Garden Furnishings helps you meet the challenge by providing both visual inspiration and practical information about how to choose and where to find just about every kind of accessory a garden might need.

This comprehensive guide includes information on how furnishings are linked to architecture; offers tips and techniques for choosing furnishings based on comfort, scale, and proportion; and provides a survey of sixteen popular styles, including Craftsman, Midcentury Modern, and Contemporary. Vanessa Gardner Nagel, herself a professional garden designer as well as a nationally certified interior designer, also discusses the properties of a wide variety of material choices, including wood, stone, ceramics, concrete, metal, and fabrics. An extensive list of sources rounds out this truly indispensable guide.

Author description

Vanessa Gardner Nagel APLD is an American garden designer, writer and speaker on the topic of garden design. She is a board member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers in America. She is also the author of Understanding Garden Design.

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General Fields

  • : 9781604692938
  • : Timber Press
  • : Timber Press
  • : December 2012
  • : 229mm X 203mm X 25mm
  • : United States
  • : November 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 645.8
  • : en
  • : Hardback
  • : Vanessa Gardner Nagel
  • : 187 colour photographs, 47 illustrations
  • : 308