A Plug and Play Modern Outbuilding

August 18, 2014

Tetra Shed Modern Garden Shed Black Exterior

Sometimes you see a product, structure, or piece of technology that makes you realize you are living in the future you imagined as a child. The Tetra Shed is one of those things.

Hailing from the UK, this modular garden outbuildingRead More…

Sleek Angle On a Community Garden Shed

February 7, 2014

Woodlands Community Garden Shed designed by UBC architecture students in Vancouver

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the words “garden shed,” I don’t immediately picture a gorgeous, sleek and impossibly well-designed structure.

So I thought it was pretty great that for the Woodlands Community Garden Club in Vancouver, … Read More…

Open Air Garden Cabana Studio and Hangout

August 10, 2011

It’s a garden lounging space, a workshop, a sunbathing and moonbathing perch. A creative retreat, a sanctuary…

By day the small al fresco garden habitat is a place to relax, create, or dine, and then, once the sun sets, … Read More…

New Spin on Planters and Design

July 6, 2010

I came cross this cool spinning “ferris wheel” planter while researching items to include in the small two-room garden shed I am designing with interior designer, Victoria Lyon for the upcoming Stamford Designer Show House.  Though the location is certainly … Read More…

Shack Up in a Tree Trunk Garden House

February 19, 2010


Photo from Thomas Meyer Archives

Consider rolling this one out into your garden. Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek has turned a stack of birch logs turned into a garden hideaway, office, shed, or whatever you can dream up. It’s outfitted … Read More…

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