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9/19/2012

Garden Gallery: Claude and Corinne’s Hotel Droog Fairy Tail Garden

Droog garden renny ramakers
Filled with ideas, this garden was inspired by the International Festival of Gardens in Chaumont, France (of course, why else do you go to these wonderful events if not to bring back a few ideas?).

droog garden renny ramakers

In response to her visit to Chaumont, Renny Ramakers (We’ve talked about her before)  the founder of Droog, commissioned Corinne Détroyat and Claude Pasquer  to create something that mixed art and nature in the garden for the Droog Hotel in Amsterdam.renny ramakers garden for droog

Each sculpture has a function. The Woodstockchair is both a design chair and a reserve for wood logs and a shelter for insects. The Graines de Pluie © gives height to this garden, that is surrounded on all sides by buildings, and it serves as a nesting box and bird feeder. Here, as in Chaumont-sur-Loire, you feel fairy tail fantasy of childhood.

droog garden renny ramakers

Panels on the side walls hide nasty spots of construction and to support the mirrors.  The mirrors reflects the sun onto shady places and they give many others points of view.

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images from Claude Pasquer

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  1. Corinne

    September 20th, 2012 at 4:25 am

    Thanks, Rochelle, you are looking differently to our garden !
    It is so nice to be recognised by our peers through your blog ! Thanks again

  2. rochelle

    September 20th, 2012 at 6:21 am

    Corrine — I love sharing your work! send future projects we would love to see them too!

  3. Fairy Lover

    September 27th, 2012 at 8:14 am

    wow the giant mushroom is one of the best fairy garden ideas I’ve seen so far!
    Do you use it as a wood storage aswell?
    Very nice work, I love your blog!

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