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Current Obsessions: Book Giveaways and Outdoor Space

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Current Obsessions: Book Giveaways and Outdoor Space

August 8, 2015

Here’s a look at a few things we loved this week.

Ferns, succulents, and other moisture-loving plants hang from the existing ceiling joists in a bathroom. Explains London architect Simon Astridge, “The idea was to bring the outdoors in and make the space feel relaxing.” Photograph by Nicholas Worley, courtesy of Simon Astridge Architecture Workshop.
Above: Ferns, succulents, and other moisture-loving plants hang from the existing ceiling joists in a bathroom. Explains London architect Simon Astridge, “The idea was to bring the outdoors in and make the space feel relaxing.” Photograph by Nicholas Worley, courtesy of Simon Astridge Architecture Workshop.
  • An abandoned lot in Philadelphia gets a makeover for the summer.
  • Book Giveaways: Vote to win two signed books by Gardenista Considered Design Awards Judge David Stark and head over to Facebook to enter a chance to win a copy of Hummelo by Piet Oudoulf.

Instagram and Pinterest Pick of the Week

  • Above: The patio at the Cotton House Hotel in Barcelona captured by blogger Gudy Herder (@gudyherder).

  • Above: Fruende von Fruenden’s Outdoor pinboard is providing us with plein air inspiration.

For more Gardenista see our Height of Summer issue and head over to Remodelista to see a week dedicated to celebrating summer.

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