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Garden Design: How to Create a Contemporary Outdoor Living Space

Handbook / Manual

By: Joan Clifton

256 pages, colour photos

Lorenz Books

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #163539 | ISBN: 0754816761
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $20/€17 approx

About this book

Serves as a stylish guide to hard landscaping for gardens, courtyards and terraces, using stone, wood, concrete, glass, metals, clay, synthetics and organic materials. This work includes information about how to make the most of ornamental features including paving materials, tiles and mosaics; arches and pergolas; and bridges and steps.

The garden has become the new haven in which to express personal creativity. Joan Clifton's book brings a fresh approach to incorporating innovative materials into your outside space. Each page offers stunning inspiration and a host of ideas to steal. Therese Lang, Westonbirt Festival of the Garden, UK"

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Joan Clifton is a professional horticulturalist whose career has encompassed the worlds of fashion, architecture and theatre design. With a strong sense of sculptural design and a passion for plants, she established Avant Garden in 1991, to specialize in architecturally inspired furniture and artefacts. Joan is an experienced garden writer, whose work has appeared in a number of publications. A regular exhibitor at the Chelsea Flower Show and other international events, Joan now operates a garden design and consultancy business from her home in South-West France, where she is creating a garden holiday centre. Her other highly praised books include Courtyard & Terrace Gardens (published by Aquamarine).

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