GARDEN DESIGN-Designing Structure can be the most challenging, yet the most fun part of developing spatial design. Once you create a bubble diagram to organize your outdoor spaces, the next step is defining the structure of those spaces (officially called a form composition study). Will your garden be informal, formal, rectilinear or geometric? Look to the architecture of your house as inspiration or maybe you are drawn to a particular garden style. Structure can also evolve from a theme
A classic Orange County vista—the Pacific through a gnarled Monterey cypress—seen from the private study’s terrace, on the third level; an oak low table joins a banquette with cushions of Perennials outdoor fabric and patterned pillows of antique textiles from Kathleen Taylor the Lotus Collection. I like this arrangement for the interior window wall in the atrium.
If you're in search of an inspiring live work home – a forest book nook – try these digs on for size! The Scholar’s Library in Olive Bridge, New York by local architecture firm Gluck & Partners is an unusual raised house plan surrounded by lush, leafy woods.
The Eames House (also known as Case Study House No. 8) is a landmark of mid-20th century modern architecture located at 203 North Chautauqua Boulevard in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles. It was constructed in 1949 by husband-and-wife design pioneers Charles and Ray Eames, to serve as their home and studio.