October 17, 2012
Earlier this Spring- had a grand time working on the Google campus. Google asked us to come in for one month to dress up three of their main entries- including the ‘bigwigs’ welcome area…We called this project ‘Google Up!’
Our goal: create plant designs that capture the look & feel that the company projects to the outside world on the inside of their offices. Innovative, Curious, and Whimsical- just what we love to do at Lila B.
When working with them, we came up with several ideas- including the above sketch. Our other ideas are still under wraps. Maybe they’ll come to life with them or another client in the future? …keep following and we’ll let you know…
How does our brainstorming work you ask? We gather in our studio- and chose unique & curious plant & design choices- what would make you stop & look? What is fun, intelligent, and whimsical?
Sadly, we’ve not any ‘fantabulous’ photos- to share with you but here are just a few to…
As the Sun Sets: The Styling of a Deck
October 2, 2012
As the sun was setting- and with little time to spare before the camera started clicking- we busily worked to set the scene on this lovely San Francisco deck. Starting with all but 2 lounge chairs and a backdrop of an exquisite view, a top 3 flights of stairs of this lovely Potrero Hill home, we carried up our botanical & deck props and got to work.
Gorgeous tables available at San Francisco’s eclectic Living Green. Custom metal planters by Joe Chambers Art & filled by Lila B. with flowing grasses & poignant Succulents.
Just as we arranged the last faux concrete planter, Treve from, Treve Johnson Photography, began clicking and captured the work of Gast Architects & Podesta Construction over-time as the sun set over San Francisco. We waited as he worked his magic before…
The Wide World of Succulents
September 12, 2012
Looking to learn more about the wide world of Succulents? Oh boy, you’ve got a chance, all for free-two full days of lectures, tours, food, and of course, Succulents!
Among the line up is our very own Lila B. gal, Baylor Chapman.
Please join her on Friday September 28th at 11:45 am for a demonstration on “Combining Succulents & Florals: from Garden to Vase to Garden Again”
Ever wonder how to incorporate Succulents from your garden into fabulous floral arrangements? After a few nifty ‘how to’ tips (including basic mechanics and design theories) provided in this demonstration, you’ll be able to compose a beautiful floral arrangement with ease. That’s it? Not yet. What now? Learn how to re-plant your succulents so they’ll live on and on after the ephemeral cut florals fade. Viola! Your Succulents made it from garden to vase to garden again.
More More More, I want More! You Say?!
Yes indeed:You’ll get it.
Author Debra Lee Baldwin will talk about design projects from big to small…
Retailer Flora Grubb will give some insight on what’s next in the world of Succulents.
Writer & designer Rebecca Sweet chats about ‘Harmony in the Garden’ with Succulents.