Pergolas, arbors, extended porches, loggias—whatever it may be: Below, we cast a display of love under the shade:
A view is inviting, but a loggia is an invitation. It makes the view an experience.
A garden isn't a garden unless you can sit in it for a while and drink it in. It's in the sitting that the sensualist can begin to sense.
Below, under the boughs of Sting and Trudy's pergola at their much photographed home in Tuscany.
An pergola brings the softer organic energy back to the hardscape.
A covering over an outdoor kitchen built from reclaimed beams.
Wisteria, gravel, and bamboo poles and their shadows:
More wisteria in bloom:
A combination of the tightly manicured with the free-form that altogether produce a picture of bounty:
And a pergola that nearly isn't: