Beautiful Containers from Detroit Garden Works

Beautiful Containers from Detroit Garden Works

Containers are such a common and useful item in the garden, that I am always pleased to find some that…

Landscape & Garden Hotels to Visit – The Korakia Pensione

I just got back from a brief little visit to the Germinatrix and Domino Magazine online…where I found inspiration for…

Cornerstone Gardens & Artefact Design and Salvage

How I did not know of this place before now, shames me.   I have been to CA so many times,…

Sea Organ in Zadar Croatia

Wow!… (from oddmusic.com) “The musical Sea Organ (morske orgulje) is located on the shores of Zadar, Croatia, and is the…

Green Developments of the Future

I am captivated by the  design of a dense city center for the municipality of Gwanggyo near Seoul, Korea.   The…

Innovative ‘Lifestyle Centers’ – Let’s challenge ourselves

An interesting White Paper has been written by Karl Kalcher of MindFolio, a marketing strategy firm and published by Cornell’s…

Weekly Wanderlust –  The Vann Hotel in Sweden

Weekly Wanderlust – The Vann Hotel in Sweden

The Vann Hotel near Goteberg, Sweden sits on the edge of a fjord (easily one of the most spectacular natural…

The View Hotel – Lodging Inside the Monument Valley Landscape

The View Hotel – Lodging Inside the Monument Valley Landscape

It is with hesitation that I write this post.  While I want to celebrate The View Hotel, which is opening…

Modern Masters: Bruce Munro and Eden Project Lights

Bruce Munro does amazing things with lights.  Consider this, his current exhibition at the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK covers…

Undies in the garden

This post goes out to Amanda at Kiss my aster…(thong, gardening) The legendary Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach has re-opened. …

Why Hospitality and Hotel landscapes?

I always notice the landscape.  I have lived all over the place and the landscape or the products of it…

Inhospitable Hospitality

Inhospitable Hospitality

I am intrigued by the desire to build vacation places where conditions are considered unmelcoming. Is this, by necessity, the…

Landscape Hotel

Is it me, or on 99.9% of commercial and hospitality construction projects, the landscape is the last thing to be…

What is Charbagh Landscape fashion?

What is Charbagh Landscape fashion?

I came across this term in reference to a garden (Mehtab Bagh) situated across the way from the Taj Mahal….with…

Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat…..

Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat…..

….and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing, For a charm of powerful trouble,…

Terrain

I pride myself on going off the road of predictability….shunning ubiquity and liking things sometimes just because other don’t. I…

Sensational Pools

I just discovered a great blog and website called the Kiwi Jetsetter. They have tremendous amount of information on hotels…

Tree Spa?

Tom Chudleigh has a personal goal…” My personal goal is to produce 10 – 15 spheres and hang them all…

The Sagamore Hotel

Last week the Sagamore Hotel was sold and will presumably undergo extensive renovations to bring it up to the vision…

Mother Nature’s Spa Garden

Mother Nature’s Spa Garden

To design something so perfect for it’s place is a true work of art. Sami Rintala and a group of…

Eat the Wild North in 3 Inspiring Canadian Gardens

Eat the Wild North in 3 Inspiring Canadian Gardens

Local, homegrown, real food is my thing. In my spare time, I helped create a farmers market in my town…

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