A touch of modern – from the archive

Another grey and not-so-nice day outside. But never mind. There are ‘a touch of modern – from the archive’ photos to check out and appreciate. Reminds me of all the interesting, fascinating and beautiful garden related designs I’ve come across over the years. Here’s a selection.

A touch of modern – from the archive

This landscape section can be seen just inside the entrance to the Botanical Garden, Gothenburg. The grey slate slabs are cut in a traditional, irregular format which contrast against the sleek circular grey granite seating and borders with corten steel edging.

Metal canopy seen in Alicante, Spain - A touch of Modern - Photos from the archive - GardenRoomStyle

The metal shade screens remind me of palm tree foliage. Very cool. Seen in Alicante, Spain on the promenade by the port.

Modern wood @ Slottsträdgården, Malmö - GardenRoomStyle

Visiting Malmö, Sweden in early June in 2022 they were working hard getting Slottsträdgården ready the local garden show. Those curvy, wooden loungers speak a modern language.

Rail carriage London - A touch of Modern - Photos from the archive - GardenRoomStyle

This rail carriage once upon a time used to transport something. Pretty sure it wasn’t Phormiums. But what do I know? A scene from east London, heading towards Canary Wharf.

igloo inspired corten steel pergola - GardenRoomStyle

An igloo inspired corten steel pergola seen in Gothenburg, Sweden. Minimalistic and so cool.

A pot on a metal stand -GardenRoomStyle

Not sure if the ingredients in this scene are all that modern. But the impression is. Sleek and minimalistic to a tee. Seen in Málaga, Spain.

Sculpture in Málaga, Spain. GardenRoomStyle

Sculpture on temporary display in Málaga, Spain some years ago. Entitled ‘Caminante No1’ (Walker).

The office of Wingårdh Architects - GardenRoomStyle

What made me capture this view was the very lush foliage against that raspberry bling background. Nice contrast! Wingårdh Architects’ office in Gothenburg, Sweden.

That’s it!