The festive season is officially over; however, the inauguration of crisp and wintry weather conditions are just budding. For landscape designers working within these conditions, inspiration can be troublesome in the colourless and dreary months of January and February. To kick off 2020, we’ve talked to five designers from the Society of Garden Designers (SGD) on how to appreciate the beauty of winter through garden design. Turn to page 70 to read their advice.
As cliche as it may be, January is a prime opportunity for making resolutions. Whether it’s within your personal life or professional, it’s a tradition we all strive to follow. Many designers may be opting for a more eco-friendly approach to interior design; putting the environment first in their everyday lives. This month, we’ve looked at two aspects of design that have pushed the boundaries of sustainability, which just may inspire a new approach.
Firstly, Soundtect talks to us about the importance of uniting sustainability with sound acoustics. In this article, the Clerkenwell-based acoustician explains how its recycled and recyclable acoustic panels are making a difference to eco-conscious design schemes. Turn to page 110 to find out more. Elsewhere, we take a look at 2019’s Wood Award winners. Turn to page 98 to learn more about the winning projects and how they took sustainability to the next level.
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