“A roof garden is the ultimate optimization of space in an urban area,” says small-space landscape designer Julie Farris. “You can have a garden on top of your house without buying more land. If it’s done right, you’ll completely forget you’re in a city—and you don’t need to work that hard to maintain it.” See her tips for creating a rooftop oasis in Ask the Expert: Roof Garden Basics with Designer Julie Farris.
The idea for introducing verdigrised copper as the key finish came about during Smallbone’s first behind-the-scenes tour at deVol: “Paul was already working on developing methods for antiquing metals. His niece, Stephanie O’Leary, who is a jewelry designer by trade, showed me what she’d been creating for him in the company’s new metal studio and I was blown away,” says Smallbone.
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ISLAND elegant kitchen island serves as a rustic yet refined workstation for the home cook or entertaining enthusiast. Bluestone is crafted with reclaimed pine from old buildings and doors and a lustrous slab of bluestone.