Dreamscapes : Inspiration and Beauty in Gardens Near and Far
Dreamscapes is a stunning collection of over sixty of the world's most beautiful gardens from across the globe, photographed by internationally renowned and awarded photographer Claire Takacs. Dreamscapes includes gardens designed by well-known designers such as Brandon Tyson, Paul Bangay, and Spanish designer Fernando Martos among others, with photographed locations including Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Europe and Asia. This book will astound and delight you with the diversity and creativity of the gardens featured, all portrayed at that rare moment when they are at their most stunning.
Iconic gardens included are the stunning Welsh garden Dyffryn Fernant; Australia's Cloudehill; Martha Stewart's private garden, Skylands; the beautiful Edwardian idyll of Bryan's Ground in Herefordshire; the former home of Vita Sackville-West, Long Barn in Kent; the naturalistic French garden of Le Jardin Plume in Normandy; Piet Oudolf's Hummelo in the Netherlands; Hermannshof in Germany at the forefront of planting design; and Kenrokuen one of Japan's most beautiful public gardens.
Claire Takacs is a highly recognised garden photographer who has visited and photographed some of the best and most innovative gardens around the world. She spends half of every year travelling internationally and her photographs are regularly included in the top international gardening magazines. Claire’s work is represented in many international gardening books and she has
worked alongside a multitude of respected gardening writers including Noel Kingsbury. Claire’s work is highly acclaimed and has received international awards. When not travelling Claire is based in Melbourne.