Pink Echeveria Afterglow dots the carpet of gray-blue Dymondia margaretae, repeating the hues of the larger sculptural accent plants: bronze-tinged Sundowner phormium is striking beside an icy blue Agave attenuata Nova.

Excitement is permeating the outdoor space- just talk to an expert, and youll feel it too. Materials, both new and centuries old, are transcending the ordinary, even the high-end rubric; instead, they are interesting, they evoke warmth-they tell a story. The key words are no longer form and function but rather, beauty and technology. Together, these two formerly opposite elements create intimate spaces that are vividly original.