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Courtyards, Gardens, and Plants


Ideas on how to bring your favorite outdoor elements home.

Via Cup of Jo, photo by Alpha...
Cox initially conceived the deck as a conventional surface for relaxing and entertaining.
She also designed the table, surrounded by vintage Wishbone chairs by Hans Wegner, in her studio.
For the breezeway, Schwartz used concrete to achieve the feel of a hardscape courtyard.
Though all the plants are mundane home-center varieties, they grow to uncanny heights in the moist, sunny environment.
Via The Design Files, photo by Lucy...
Architects Simone Carneiro and Alexandre Skaff transformed a cramped São Paulo apartment into a mid-city refuge for...
A maple tree grows through an ipe deck in the garden that Mary Barensfeld designed for a family in Berkeley, California.
“Eichlers aren’t very big—that’s why so much emphasis was on the outside.
Michael and Tamami brought greenery to the master bath courtyard, which is lined with Eco Arbor Designs deck tiles, in...
Burnette sought to maintain the property’s natural vegetation and rocky ground surface.
A path created with Stepstone's narrow concrete pavers meanders through the garden past the master bedroom.
The indoor-outdoor Grand Plié sofa and Piaffé table, which the couple designed for Driade, perfectly suit the...
A mix of polyethylene seating and rustic stonework is in the home's courtyard.
A door leads out from the romantic courtyard, lush with plants.
Separating the living room from a smaller seating area is a polished concrete courtyard that can be used for quiet...
Table and chairs from Marc Berthier's 1968 Ozoo collection for Roche...
A giant indoor/outdoor courtyard landscaped with tropical plants and volcanic sand, in Antwerp, Belgium.

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