The Landform Garden Bar – RHS Hampton Court 2018

It’s been a few weeks since now since RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 finished and we added to our hat trick of GOLD medal winning gardens this year. The Landform Garden Bar, designed by Rhiannon Williams, was a calming and relaxing space – a retreat from urban life, filled with “take-home-ideas” that visitors could relate to.

Landform Garden bar designed by Rhiannon Williams, photo by Rachel Warne

As discussed in our previous blog, the design took inspiration from the Hotel Alma in Barcelona. The versatile barĀ could be used for eating as well as drinking, the low seating area could be used for socialising or relaxing in.

A versatile space. Photos by Rachel Warne

The garden showcased the collaboration of skilled specialists, like Griffin Joinery & Duffin Fabrication, by making bespoke pieces of furniture, including the bar stools, lounge seating and fire pit, which were all designed in-house at Landform.

Bespoke furniture designed in-house by Rhiannon Williams. Photos by Rachel Warne

Using a poem by Marianne Williamson, etched into the paving supplied by London Stone, we showed how the a garden can be customised to give a personal touch, in this case – in remembrance of foreman Matthew Bradley.

Customising stone paving adds a personal touch, here a tribute to Matthew Bradley. Photos by Rachel Warne.

The planting created a sense of calm by using predominently green foliage plants and white flowers, but with added pops of orange to brighten and uplift, there was also a sense of warming.

Planting to create a relaxing, calming space. Photos by Rachel Warne

Here is a short video about the making of the garden:

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