How do you decide which landscape theme is best? As a landscape designer in the San Diego area, I want to look inside and outside your home before beginning a plan. Not to be nosy, but the best outdoor spaces synthesize home and garden. The home style determines the garden theme. Well-planned architectural elements in the landscape pull from the structural design and style of the home. The size, angles, and design of the house should influence the layout and materials used in developing outdoor surfaces and structures. When walking a property, the well-crafted landscape design makes the transition between the home’s interior and exterior spaces appear seamless. Ideally, the residence and landscape will look as though they were both designed at the same time in one coordinated effort by all those involved in the project.
The layout of the home's interior determines where hardscape surfaces and features are best positioned in the landscape. Here are a few considerations: