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carol whitehead contemporary garden designer and artist
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Category Archives: minimal geometric

garden structure in the snow

garden structure in the snow

A dusting of snow puts emphasis the structural bones of a garden to dramatic effect. The wildlife garden I designed at worthing looks like a theatrical set in the dark, in this photograph my clients sent over during the winter. Looks like a Wagnerian character is about to enter stage right! All three gardens are… >>>

contemporary terrace in rotherfield

contemporary terrace in rotherfield

I designed this contemporary terrace in Rotherfield in East Sussex. A steeply graded garden that was uncomfortable and dangerous to walk through has been transformed with safer steps and rendered walls. Water curtain features installed into two retaining terrace walls create a cooling effect on the hot sunny patio levels. The walls are rendered to… >>>

cabin fever: boxing clever geometric garden design

cabin fever: boxing clever geometric garden design

The brief was to devise a geometric garden design plan around the purchase of a minimal contemporary modern shed, which the clients needed for storage. The shed footprint took up almost a quarter of the space and so would be dominant. The issue was how to visually blend the mass of geometric cabin >>>

exotic escape jungle garden: treasure in a quirky chic space

exotic escape jungle garden: treasure in a quirky chic space

Exotic escape jungle garden had to be tough enough for party revellers, with a relatively low maintenance planting scheme and bespoke solid hand made furniture. “Nothing ‘off the shelf’ but something bespoke, different and earthy” said the client. A place to party and escape to! >>>

kwai’s space: an artist’s chinese stroll garden

kwai’s space: an artist’s chinese stroll garden

Kwai, a fine art painter, needed an artist’s garden: a quiet contemplative space in which she could draw and also entertain. The garden was dedicated to the client’s late mother who originated from Hong Kong and the planting was to reflect this. Carol chose the traditional theme of the Chinese Stroll Garden loosely based on… >>>

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