This book profiles the work of fifty innovative designers through informative texts, photographs, and plans. Essays explore the underlying principles of these highly individual approaches and show how a new generation has rejected the naturalistic tradition of Western garden design, favoring instead the influences of Modernism, Postmodernism, Pop Art, and Land Art.
The garden book equivalent of an amusement park.
— Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
For gardeners who are starting to yawn, this is a book to wake up to.
— Arizona Republic
Tim Richardson is an internationally respected landscape critic, former editor at Wallpaper*, gardens editor at Country Life, and founding editor of New Eden magazine. His previous books include Avant Gardeners and The Arcadian Friends.