Creative Garden Design: Patterns is a unique and practical reference for creating mood, proportion and scale in the garden.
Its more than 500 photographs reveal the hidden patterns in plants, gardens and the wider landscape to inspire plans for gardens of all sizes and illustrate how to appreciate the styles of design in larger gardens andparks.
Explore the influences of pattern in design and thepeople who made them and gain a greater understanding of the roles of color, texture, shape and perspective in the garden.
Each chapter explores a different theme of garden pattern, including: • Plants with Pattern: Leaf Shape and Texture • Patterns within Layouts: Symmetrical and Formal • Patterns with Plants: Borders and Bedding • Patterns in Landscape: Paving and Walls • Water Patterns: Pools and Streams
Additional features include profiles of patterns ingarden design history from abstract to Islamic gardens.
A complete visual delight, Creative Garden Design:Patterns is a classic work that deserves pride of place on every garden designer’s bookshelf.
About the Author
JACK WALLINGTON studied at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh to gain a Royal Horticultural Society Certificate in Horticulture, having previously been acreative director in the digital marketing industry. He now has a flourishing garden design business based in London and writes regularly for the RHS, The Garden, Gardens Illustrated, DailyTelegraph, Garden News, The Guardian and Gardeners’ World. In 2017 he won the Garden Media Guild’s Blog of the Year award and has made appearances on the BBC’s Big Dreams, Small Spaces, ITV’s This Morning, BBC News and Sky News.
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
William Langson Lathrop
William F. Taylor
M. Elizabeth Price
S. George Phillips
Rae Sloan Bredin
Charles F. Ramsey
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.