Please click on the link to Icon Signs SF – the fantastic sign shop that built our beautiful sign: http://iconsignssf.com/ We framed it in Redwood to add the final touch!
This blog was conceived as a place for John Steuernagel to share a daily dose of the inspirations that catch his aesthetic eye. Along with his design insights and teachings, he shows here how landscape and architecture stimulate the human habitat.
The makings of this bluestone tile patio lounge already display the beauty it will bring to this warehouse garden in San Francisco’s Dogpatch Neighborhood. This is a nice lay-out and a proper way to lay a tile patio of any kind.
This photo shows the detail and precision it takes to set-up the pre-concrete pour rigging and forms for a patio sub slab, fence piers and driveway curb. Shortly after this snap was taken, 5 yards of concrete were delivered…
How to build a concrete vault for a hot tub.
We were stone-cold shocked when we dug up these beautiful old granite curbs burried underground when excavating this backyard space at our present project in Dogpatch Potrero Hill, San Francisco.
We feel this installation really proved to be an artistic endeavor. Check out the boulder Sculpt just added to this warm and welcoming garden corner.
This redwood fence is made to create privacy while also allowing sunlight and air to pass through. The afternoon sun and the night lighting we installed create beautiful shadows.
This bluestone capped seat/container wall makes a great place to sit and relax but also serves makes a smart geometric corner garden – bedded with warm gravel, succulents, palms and a 60 year old Yucca.
We have been working on this front entrance and side pathway intermittently for a couple of years – it now leads back to our current project that is almost complete after 2 months…look for the photos coming soon on the Sculpt Gardens blog.