Playground inspiration

Ninagawa Mika is one of Japans most popular photographers. Her photos are beautiful looking things with acid colored plants, landscapes and flowers that I long to have in my collection. Cruising her website though, I found one of those ‘things’ (they pop up so unexpectedly sometimes) that will stick with me and be inspiration for my own future designs (whatever they may be)… and that is this picture. The colors are amazing and the symbolism of the tunnel (that to me, looks like walking down the inside of a giant artery) to arrive at a happy little ‘me’ on the other side is thought provoking. The heart of something. And it is outside for kids to play in, I love it.
Ninagawa playgound
I would love to hear from you about things that inspire you (design wise)…and why. Email me and I will post them.

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Hi, I'm Rochelle and for 18 years I have worked as a landscape designer, author/writer, and design teacher. I've designed residential and hospitality (for hotels, restaurants, and spas) gardens across the USA and in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. After many years of teaching garden design topics in person, I launched the PITH + VIGOR Boot Camp series in early 2018. Through my blog, social media, and online courses (Garden Design Bootcamp and Planting Design Boot Camp) I aim to help homeowners learn how to confidently design and create home gardens that reflect their own personal and unique style.

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