The ten Finest Parks for Design Lovers

We’d be remiss to not embrace one of many world’s iconic and most awe-inspiring landmarks, Central Park, located within the coronary heart of New York Metropolis. There are lots of sides to this inexperienced oasis, from the Central Park Zoo to the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, Sheep Meadow, and Strawberry Fields. Famend superstar inside designer Brigitte Romanek, founding father of Romanek Design Studio, finds inspiration from the enjoyment she sees the park carry others. “I keep in mind the primary time I walked into the park: It was an enormous shock to me that one thing so stunning, inexperienced, and luxurious may exist in the midst of this city atmosphere,” she has instructed AD PRO. “I be sure that to carry greenery into my shopper’s properties and my own residence.”

Paley Park, a pocket park in New York Metropolis.

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Paley Park

Location: New York Metropolis

“Paley Park on East 53rd Avenue is one among my favourite parks and an occasional date spot,” says Christine Gachot, principal of Gachot Studios. “In what looks like a hidden escape from the busy metropolis, the park has a 20-foot water wall that’s superbly lit from beneath at night time. It’s this picture that has frequented numerous mission temper boards, together with that of the Brooklyn Tower kitchens I not too long ago designed. The kitchen palette was impressed by the tones of Paley Park’s water wall. Inside the black body of granite counter tops and laminate cupboards, a sophisticated bronze mirror backsplash references the reflectivity of the water, whereas etched bronze mirror recessed higher cupboards present a heat glow inside the house.”

Jardin des Dunes et des Vents on the Parc de La Villette in Paris.

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Jardin des Dunes et des Vents on the Parc de La Villette

Location: Paris

“My structure studio made the pilgrimage to the Parc de La Villette after I was on the Rhode Island College of Design learning for a Bachelor of Structure,” says Krista Ninivaggi, principal and inside design chief at Woods Bagot. “We had been there principally to go to and sketch the [Bernard] Tschumi follies. That’s after we found a playground that went unsung in our architectural historical past courses. Twelve of us overgrown ‘children’ snuck onto the playground and danced round for practically an hour. The playground is made from all types of various mechanisms to maneuver your physique round in enjoyable and strange methods. Truthfully, the creations resembled issues we’ve seen in cartoons greater than actual life. The house is pure delight. I take into consideration that day and that house usually.”

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