architecture

Black exterior house designed by Irene Saevik

Dramatic black interiors – so on trend right now

Lately I have been seeing more and more black interiors coming up on my Pinterest feed and I am loving it! Black exteriors have been with us for some time now and generally don’t fall outside a client’s comfort zone.  Black interiors on the other hand, are a very bold – and courageous – move! […] Read more…

concrete bridge designed by Marte Marte architects

Architecture and landscape belong together

During my days as a landscape architecture student, I could think of nothing more enjoyable than spending time in the library flicking through all the wonderful magazines on offer. Even now, long after my student days are over, on a given day you might still find me there with my head buried in a book […] Read more…

Garden by Bryan McDonald Auckland Garden DesignFest 2013

Garden Roaming at the Auckland Garden Design Fest

On Sunday, a friend and I took the opportunity to take a peek at some private gardens that were part of the second Auckland Garden DesignFest. These gardens are not usually available for viewing by the public, so we must give thanks to the owners for their generosity in making them available. In total, I […] Read more…