Paul Bangay’s Country Gardens

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Penguin Random House Australia #ad - Feast your eyes on these to-die-for gardens, each of which features Paul’s distinctive simplicity and elegance, as he writes passionately of his deeply personal relationship with each property and its owners. Look behind the gates of 20 exclusive country estates, from the Mornington Peninsula to The Hamptons, in this magnificent book showcasing the work of internationally acclaimed garden designer Paul Bangay, whose love affair with country gardens dates back to his childhood.

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Small Garden Design

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Lantern Australia #ad - With more of us living in apartments, townhouses and terraces, our gardens are now being squeezed into small spaces such as balconies, courtyards, lightwells or rooftops—and this makes for challenging garden design. Here, paul applies his 25 years of experience with gardens of all sizes to reveal how best to structure, design and choose plants for small spaces.

. Paul bangay is renowned for the expansive and elegant gardens with classical lines and symmetrical plantings that he has created in Australia and all over the world. Yet gardens on this grand scale are not accessible to everyone. Chapters on balconies & terraces, irrigation, paving, inner City, Lightwells and Courtyards are lavishly illustrated with photos by Simon Griffiths and enhanced with lots of practical tips on plant types, Rooftops, soil, outdoor dining, lighting and making the space appear larger.

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Paul Bangay's Garden Design Handbook

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Lantern Australia #ad - He shows how to analyze a site and its needs, how to visualize a garden and use space, and how to decide on and achieve the hard and soft landscaping best suited to a particular style. Paul bangay is renowned for his sure use of space: the gardens he creates are superbly proportioned, easy to live in, executed to the highest standards—and places of beauty.

Using diagrams, step-by-step instructions, paul talks about every aspect of garden building from developing a ground plan, and fitting in a swimming pool, plant lists, constructing a retaining wall, and above all Simon Griffiths's lustrous color photography of his designs, to finding a lawn substitute and drought-tolerant plants.

Paul Bangay's Garden Design Handbook #ad - Now, in paul bangay's garden Design Handbook, he shares his many secrets for successful garden designing and construction. Achieving a perfect garden the Paul Bangay way. Every page breathes with an infectious commitment to good design and the recuperative pleasures of gardening. Paul bangay's garden design handbook is instructive, inspiring, empowering—the guide to have on hand as you approach the challenges of garden making today.

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Garden at Stonefields

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Penguin Random House Australia #ad - The book also features extracts from Paul's personal diary, bushfires, an intimate and compelling account of dealing with drought, and the threat of mining in contemporary rural Australia. Photographed by paul's long-time collaborator Simon Griffiths, the stunning photos reveal the evolution of the site from conception to completion,  and capture the unique beauty of each area of the garden.

This is celebrated landscape designer Paul Bangay's inspirational story of creating Stonefields, one of Australia's most beautiful country gardens. The garden at stonefields reveals the triumphs and trials of designing and building this extraordinary house and garden—Paul's most challenging and personal project yet.

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The Art of Outdoor Living: Gardens for Entertaining Family and Friends

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Rizzoli #ad - In his first book, he shares the grounds of twelve beautiful properties, all designed to be lived in and enjoyed as extensions of the homes they surround, rich with creature comforts. These are modern, playing, entertaining, chic gardens and outdoor entertainment spaces specifically designed for cooking, and relaxing.

For anyone who wants to live well in their garden, playing, here is a guide to creating stylish and livable outdoor spaces--for entertaining, and relaxing. Pools made private by lush plantings, bedrooms open to the back yard, bar seating by the outdoor oven. Folded in between the featured gardens--which range in style from hollywood Regency to Modern Moroccan--are meditative essays on topics including Sustainability, Lifestyle, and Pathways, as Shrader reflects on the ways that gardens change constantly in small ways, shifting mood with the light and the weather, transforming dramatically with the cycle of the seasons and the passage of years.

The Art of Outdoor Living: Gardens for Entertaining Family and Friends #ad - California native and exterior architect Scott Shrader is known for creating covetable outdoor rooms for clients including Ellen DeGeneres and Patrick Dempsey. Shrader shows us how to connect the landscape outside with interior decor; resulting in an exterior environment that flows naturally, stylishly and serenely from this core.

. He also inspires us to think of the way these outdoor spaces will be used, and plan ahead for ways to keep our family and guests fed, warm, and entertained in them.

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The Defined Garden

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Paul Bangay's Guide to Plants

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The Gardens of Bunny Mellon

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Vendome Press #ad - Throughout her long and storied life, Rachel “Bunny” Mellon’s greatest passion was garden design. She also designed gardens for some of her dearest friends, including the Rose Garden and the East Garden at the White House, at the request of President Kennedy, and the gardens at both the Paris home and the château of couturier Hubert de Givenchy.

The Gardens of Bunny Mellon #ad - All of these gardens are featured in the gardens of bunny Mellon, sketches, as well as with archival photographs and specially commissioned photographs of Oak Spring, illustrated with Mellon’s own garden plans, and watercolors, the Mellon estate in Upperville. Author linda holden’s text is based on extensive interviews with Mellon before her death in 2014.

She and her husband, nantucket, cape cod, and upperville, Virginia, Paul Mellon, maintained homes in New York, Antigua, one of the wealthiest men in America, and she designed the gardens at all of them.

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Tom Scheerer: More Decorating

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Vendome Press #ad - A trove of master interior designer tom scheerer’s latest projects in his signature style—sophisticated, 16 of his latest projects are featured, Antigua, Houston, the Hamptons, Dallas, and Maine; and tropical houses in Harbour Island, including city houses and apartments in New York, and Paris; summer houses in Nantucket, yet relaxed and unpretentious   Tom Scheerer’s second book, and Abaco.

Tom Scheerer: More Decorating #ad -  . Each project exudes a serenity and a sense of comfort and ease that derives from its perfect proportions combined with fresh, unpretentious beauty. It all seems completely effortless, belying the fierce intelligence and impeccable eye behind every decorating decision. Illustrated with francesco lagnese’s luminous photographs, Tom Scheerer: More Decorating is a master class in interior design for aficionados and practiced professionals alike.

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The Art of the Host: Recipes And Rules For Flawless Entertaining

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Rizzoli #ad - Elegance, comfort, and wit and always a little decadence suffuse every detail of every delightful and delicious occasion. Alex hitz, "the very best host in the world" says the Wall Street Journal, shares more than 100 timeless, tried-and-true recipes for classic comfort foods to serve with his inimitable style of gracious entertaining.

Having played host to the a-list and beau monde from Atlanta to Park Avenue to Beverly Hills, Alex Hitz is a consummate entertainer and bon vivant--who can really cook. Defying diets and trends, Alex treats guests like family with rich, Southern-inspired food and the generous traditions of Southern hospitality.

The Art of the Host: Recipes And Rules For Flawless Entertaining #ad - Conceived as full menus, each occasion offers recipes and tips for ultimate success, from his always-perfect-every-time Thanksgiving table and epic Boxing Day buffet to a bright Easter brunch and an intimate Valentine's Day supper. In addition to twelve expertly curated menus, risotto alla milanese, to-die-For Ale-Braised Brisket, from perfect vinaigrettes and homemade mayonnaise to Bel-Air Onion Puffs, Hitz provides can't-fail recipes for his essential dishes, classic recipes every confident cook should have in their back pocket, and Caroline's Tipsy Ambrosia.

Ever the raconteur, hitz delivers common-sense rules--including for the art of being a guest, and what always or never to do as a thoughtful host--providing readers with the skills and confidence to establish their own signature style.

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Robert Stilin: Interiors

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Vendome Press #ad - The first profile of acclaimed designer robert stilin’s handsome, tailored interiors   The interiors of New York- and Hamptons-based designer Robert Stilin are renowned for their strong, clean lines; warm, rich palette; antique and vintage furnishings; and custom upholstery—frequently combined with modern and contemporary art.

Robert Stilin: Interiors #ad - Whether the architecture is traditional or ultramodern, Stilin’s interiors exude a casual, comfortable elegance that he expertly tailors to the specific needs and taste of each client. They range from city townhouses, apartments, and lofts to beach houses and country abodes.  . Fifteen of his finest projects are featured in this lushly illustrated volume.

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