The brief was to create a coastal garden without being twee, the scheme had to be super easy to look after with space for the whole family to dine. The clients were keen on contemporary styling but with an aged look so we decided on a working title of ‘The Rust Garden’ The theme was carried through with a Corten steel water feature, rusty mesh panels and a Corten steel wood burning stove. Rendered raised beds painted dark grey against limestone paving and gravel creates a rich background for the rust themed planting of oranges and umber contrasted with deep purple accents.
Modern Japanese garden with a coastal vibe. The clients desired a space that worked seamlessly with the new extension to their seaside home which is