Conciseness, simplicity and expressiveness - threeKey parameters of the architectural style of minimalism. It is based on the principles of organic fusion of form and content. Despite the small number of elements inherent in a minimalist style whether in interior design or the infield, he has incredible expressiveness and beauty. With regard to simplicity in landscape design, then create a garden that is a minimum set of components will be comfortable to exist and function, it is not so simple. But knowing the secrets and subtleties of resettlement area, even with a minimum of accessories available, you can create a true masterpiece of landscape design.
To embody this design can be almost any site. The most important thing is not "that" fills the space and territory, and "how".
Minimalist style in landscape design - is ideal of those who want to get simple enough to care for the garden
To space sounded, when creating a garden should be guided by a number of factors.
Parcel, decorated in the style ofMinimalism is the lack of a clear division into functional zones. In it, you will not find even the hedges and low fences. Zoning is carried out at the expense of level difference.
Externally plot resembles an open studio having several levels, furnished low steps and a spacious catwalks
But this option is not in this case meansapplying a geometric forms used on the basis of the regularity and symmetry. The main thing - a harmonious combination of elements having a clear shape and defined boundaries. The philosophy of the direction of minimalism, the essence of which lies in the fact that nature is not constant over time it all changed and updated, manifested through asymmetry.
The predominance of asymmetry in the design of the site allows you to accentuate the style and the amazing beauty of the landscape
Villas are decorated in a minimalist style, can not boast of a special brilliance and splendor of flowering plants. The most important thing - the form of the plant, its size and the type of sheets.
The color palette of the garden is dominated by bright shades of green, beige, white, silver and terracotta. Bright accents and if present, in an amount of no more than 2-3 units
When creating a garden can be employed as atraditional and modern materials, not particularly Postpaid: concrete, brick, wood and metal. When you use garden design terrain variations and different types of paving.
Successfully combines straight track, lined with large concrete slabs for paving, with wooden flooring
Small pond - decoration of any plot. But the intricate waterfalls and classical fountains are irrelevant. In the garden design in the style of minimalism waters impart geometric shapes with round, oval and rectangular contours.
Slightly elevated picturesque ponds often complement the spectacular wide water jets and natural "cascades"
To create a composition in which all the elementsin harmony with each other, it is necessary to pay attention to every detail. In addition, each form and the line should be possible to identify, trying to avoid in the design of fuzzy outline.
Ideal small plots with a total area no more than 6-8 hundred. The lack of spare parts allows you to visually expand the space
The garden in the style of minimalism is designed primarily to perform a decorative function. One feature is the lack of style outbuildings.
In no particular preference direction in plants. To create a multi-level compositions used deciduous trees and conifers, and dekorativnolistvennye Flowering shrubs, showy annuals and perennials reserved. The only thing that should be guided by the designer - a sense of style and action. After all, one of the principles of minimalism - the superiority of form over color.
Quite a rich selection of tree and herbaceous plants opens broad opportunities for creativity and flight of imagination in the regeneration area
Minimalism is manifested not in the quantity of plants,but rather in their colors and variety. Flower gardens, collected all of 2-3 varieties of plants and decorated in the same color palette always look stylish and well.
In combination with stones, besides moss usedstunted plants with small leaves and forms a dense carpet ground cover. For example: on a gravel backfill impressive look zhivuchka Multicolor or Atropurpurea decorated with bronze and bright purple leaves. The successful combination of gray stones give: mossy saxifrage and Variegates, thyme Aureus, young Rubin and Chameleon, plantain Rubra.
To soften the angles of paving and decking perfectsuitable nevysokoroslye marigolds, irises and cuff, nasturtium, primrose. A good complement relief drops perform ornamental shrubs: rhododendron, spirea, snowberry, Forsythia.
For vertical landscaping are ideal girlish grapes, ornamental pumpkin, ivy, Actinidia. Plants are placed on the existing structure without involving additional supports
As soliternyh landings or backgroundthe compositions are best used ornamental varieties of weeping willow and birch, maple and columnar apple trees, as well as a variety of spruce, arborvitae, junipers.
The garden will certainly be present ferns and grasses. Plants planted desirable not mixed, but in groups, choosing their external similarity and species.
As practice shows, are particularly interestinglook conifers dwarf varieties with unusual coloring of the needles. Blue and silver fir, pyramidal arborvitae and cypress trees - perfect for the minimalist.
As an alternative to requiring attention turf master landscaping recommend the use of inert materials: pine litter, bark, gravel
With the help of special dumping easily solvedproblem trampling lawns. And not necessarily pave their entire territory. Just select a small area by issuing a well-viewed from all over the place in the garden.
It is hard to imagine a plot, in which the decoration is not small architectural forms would be involved. Minimalist style is no exception.
As a jewelry section may make brick, concrete and stone elements, the original installation, as well as raised beds and containers for plants
Paving in the garden and steps may be unusualshapes: triangles, diamonds, asymmetric polyhedra. To avoid unnecessary medley important to focus on the compatibility of materials. The use of a single material for all elements of the composition - perfect for garden decoration. For example, if the base area for rest up wooden planks, even for framing the pond and paving garden paths also advisable to use a tree.
When markup garden paths should belimited to direct and smooth lines, avoiding excessive tortuosity. Congestion expressive elements will deprive the underlined section accents and clear lines.
Container planting - a popular reception landscaping, which is widely used and the design of the garden in the style of minimalism
When choosing containers for plant preferencesit is desirable to give the products of approximately the same shape and size. Concrete or ceramic containers are spherical, cubic or cylindrical shape - the best option for the decoration of a flower bed.
Connecting element levels are the differencesall kinds of ladders. When making a site can use any form of design: smooth and arcuate helical staircases, classic rectangular offset to the side, with original triangular steps ...
In any part of the structure is always present: pergolas, awnings, veranda. To create a harmonious architectural ensemble of buildings on the site, it is desirable to combine into a single entity or a group, such as a veranda with a covered area for recreation, a gazebo with a barbecue.
Gazebos, pergolas, garden benches decorate in emphasizing the overall composition of restrained colors and strict forms
All kinds of mirrors, metal balls, lights and futuristic installations bring to the garden, a kind of "flavor", making it more interesting and attractive.
Garden furniture - one of the key elements of a minimalist style. It should not be different in the design of special pretentiousness.
Lightweight and comfortable furniture with pronounced geometric shape - the best option for the garden in the style of minimalism
With regard to materials of construction, thepreference is given to the fundamentals of monotonous with smooth texture - polished stone, wood, aluminum and plastic. The main difficulty in the design of the garden - to combine elements into a single composition, while maintaining the "isolation" of each of them.