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Furniture September 22, 2009

Filed under: garden design,our garden,photos — Rebecca Sams from Mosaic Gardens @ 5:55 pm
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Sometimes, a garden needs one final touch to bring it together. When that final element can be a functional table, bench or chair, all the better…. We have designed custom furniture for a few of our gardens, a feat that inevitably requires more time, effort and head scratching than we could imagine. Those big stone benches require a little sweat equity, as well. Somehow, the results are always enough to make us willing to dive in again.

Cantilevered ipe and steel bench (photo by Robin Bachtler Cushman)

Cantilevered ipe and steel bench (photo by Robin Bachtler Cushman)

Steel bench

Steel bench with perforated top

Steel table with perforated top (chairs by Henry Hall)

Steel table with perforated top (chairs by Henry Hall)

Sandstone bench

Sandstone bench

Sandstone bench with rusting steel wall

Sandstone bench with rusting steel wall

Steel table with perforated top, and our first (and only?) chairs

Steel table with perforated top and our first (and only?) chairs

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2 Responses to “Furniture”

  1. […] seating area is rarely used, just because there is is not a comfortable, attractive place to sit. We sometimes design furniture to fit one of our gardens, but there are many fun options, from retail to resale to repainting an old chair a fun new […]

  2. […] A little courtyard makes the perfect outdoor dining room for clients who love to cook.  The garden is just outside their kitchen, where they spend much of their time, and screened from their semi-busy street by a redwood fence.  We built the redwood fence and stone patio, installed the plants, and even designed the cool metal furniture!  Learn more about this pocket garden in our  6th newsletter, Sit. Stay., where we share some ideas for designing a great seating area, and in a post about our furniture designs. […]


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