ESSENTIAL GARDEN BOOK
Author(s): DAN PEARSON & TERENCE CONRAN
Drawing on the philosophies and experiences of both authors, this book offers a contemporary, innovative approach to garden design. Photographs and artworks help explain how to survey, plan, plant and maintain a garden, with key horticultural techniques explained. It is also a sourcebook of plants, garden furniture, lighting and ornaments, building materials and finishes including supplier addresses.
Winner of Garden Writers' Guild Award 1998.
Terence Conran is one of the world's leading designers, furniture-makers, restaurateurs, retailers and founder of the Habitat group of stores, which revolutionized home furnishings in the 1960s. He is Chairman of Conran Holdings, the parent company of his retail and restaurant businesses, and Chairman of Conran & Partners, his architecture and design practice.Conran & Partners is responsible for a wide range of residential and commercial buildings around the world and has Conran Shops in London, Paris, New York, Tokyo, Marunouchi, Nagoya and Fukuoka. Terence Conran also designs furniture for Content and Benchmark and recently launched a major product range for Marks & Spencer. In 1989 he founded the Design Museum, the first of its kind in the world. Dan Pearson is an influencial landscape and garden designer with an international reputation for design and planting excellence. Dan trained at the RHS Garden, Wisley, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, before starting his professional career as a designer in 1987. His London-based practice Dan Pearson Studio now handles a wide range of projects internationally for private and public clients. Dan is the weekly gardening columnist for The Observer Magazine, and has presented and appeared in TV series on BBC2, Channel 4 and Channel 5, and has designed five award winning Chelsea Flower Show Gardens.
- : 9781850299196
- : CONRAN
- : CONRAN
- : 2.222
- : February 1998
- : 356mm X 258mm X 29mm
- : United Kingdom
- : books
- : DAN PEARSON & TERENCE CONRAN
- : Hardback
- : 712.6
- : 272
- : 250 photographs, 175 illustrations