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Desert Gardens of Steve Martino

ISBN: 9781580934916
AUTHOR: Caren Yglesias   Obie Bowman   
PUBLISHED BY: Monacelli   April 2018
COVER: Hardcover
PAGES: 240
LANGUAGE: English
PRICE: $99.95

This survey of 21 gardens by Steve Martino, whose work blends colourful, man-made elements with native plants to reflect the sun-drenched beauty of the desert, is sure to inspire gardeners, landscapers, and admirers of California and the Southwest. For more than thirty years, Steve Martino has been committed to the development and advancement of landscape architecture in the Southwest. His pioneering work with native plant material and the development of a desert-derived design aesthetic is widely recognized. A recurring theme of his work is the dramatic juxtaposition of man-made elements with ecological processes of the region. His love for the desert, the interplay of light and shadow, the colors, plants, and wildlife, inspires his work. As Martino explains, "Gardens consist of two worlds, the man-made and the natural one. I've described my design style as 'Weeds and Walls' - nature and man. I use native plants to make the transition from a building to the adjacent natural desert." Though Martino's work is deeply connected to the natural world, he also has a flair for the dramatic, which is apparent from his lively colour selections, sculptural use of plants, and keen attention to lighting, shadows, and reflections. Boldly colored stucco walls frame compelling views of the desert and sky, expanding the outdoor living area while solving common site problems such as lack of privacy or shade. Interspersed are custom structures molded in translucent fiberglass in vivid hues, colourful arbors, outdoor showers, and internally lit benches.
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