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Veranda magazine inspires readers with the sophistication and elegance of refined interiors and outdoor spaces. This gorgeous book offers a similarly breathtaking experience, giving you entree to stunning gardens, courtyards, pools, and landscapes that grace some of the world's most beautiful homes. Created by prominent landscape architects and gardendesigners worldwide, these verdant spaces range in style from classic to modern, romantic to exotic--each one an exceptional outdoor retreat, all of them unified by a devotion to the fine art of outdoor living.
Filled with color photographs, VerandaThe Art of Outdoor Living offers a wealth of ideas for creating incomparably lovelyoutdoor areas.
The Houses of Veranda
Lisa Newsom founded Veranda in 1987 as a showcase for exceptional design. Trained in fine art, she possesses a camera's eye for composition and a remarkable understanding of color. From the first issue, Veranda distinguished itself with lush visual presentations, as well as substance behind the beauty. Lisa discovered and published projects by many designers who then rose to national prominence. She encouraged Veranda's readers to consult professional designers and architects and promoted to-the-trade design centers. Respected by the design community, applauded by a discerning readership and honored with numerous awards, Lisa, who began her storied career as co-founder of Southern Accents magazine in 1977, has always focused on the best. A native of Thomasville, Georgia, Lisa is passionate about interior design, architecture, and the conservation of our lands and wildlife. She has four children and nine grandchildren and divides her time between Atlanta and Cashiers, North Carolina.
HOUSE & HOME/Decorating
VerandaThe Art of Outdoor Living invites you on a private tour of impressively designed homes situated amid breathtaking landscapes by some of the best designers in the world. These outdoor spaces include gardens, courtyards, pools and patios, and alfresco dining spots in classic, modern, romantic, and exotic styles. Through this lushly illustrated book, you'll explore havens that are stunning examples of outdoor living at its finest and most gracious.
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