In 1975 Christo wrapped 25 miles of Marin County in fabric fencing. It was astonishing! And before that he constructed an orange curtain which filled a Colorado valley in 1972. Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Guggenheim in New York which was not completed until 1959.
This beautiful home sits on a large open property under the beautiful New Mexico skies. Views from nearly every room in the house of the mountains, hills, the wide roll of land dotted with juniper, sage and cholla are simply spectacular.
When Esther comes into a room, you know she’s there, not because she’s loud or demanding, or stirring up a commotion, but because she has an energy you can feel, like sparks in the air. She’ll say hi to a co-worker, ask if someone needs help, move some fabric out the way, clear a space, all the while organizing her project before it starts, planning out the steps.
Roger and Cyndie invited us to their home to talk with us about their new Santa Fe Patio Wind and Solar Screens™. They have traveled, lived in Alberta and Minnesota, and are now settled in Santa Fe. It is a quiet and elegant home, with comfortable furniture, interesting and beautiful art, a selection of lovely, colorful kilims in every room, and magnificent views of the Jemez Mountains to the west from their portal.
Annette made your awnings, or very probably so. And if not, she surely made your shade sails, and today she’s working on some Santa Fe Patio Wind and Solar Screens™ in our signature Buffalo color for a half dozen or so orders. They are cutting the fabric on a huge table adjacent to Annette and lining up the orders in great rolls on the long table by her left elbow.
More than two thousand years ago, awnings were used by the Syrians and the ancient Egyptians. Made of woven reeds, the awnings were sometimes free-standing on poles to shade market stalls, to create shaded areas on river boats plying their trade on the Nile, and built out from doorways and portals. The Romans designed large retractable linen awnings to shelter huge public seating areas.
The first thing you notice about Sara is that she’s lovely. It can take a minute to reconcile the knowledgeable, business-like voice on the phone with this pretty young woman who makes jeans and a t-shirt look like a statement, even though they’re not. But the next thing you realize about her is that she’s very smart and very aware of everything around her.
Luxury camping or “Glamping” is the newest phenomenon which allows guests to experience nature and the outdoors without foregoing the comforts of home. Tucked in beautiful locations throughout the world, accommodations include yurts, igloos, geodesic domes, tent structures and tree houses.
This stunning structure covers the kiddie pool at Las Campanas in Santa Fe. The graceful geometry and elegant design is a collaborative effort from our staff, the result of imagination and practical application.
Many of our greatest successes can be found in modest business fronts and small homes. Sometimes the simplest job, the most economical solution offers the best results, and we are very proud of the hundreds of small jobs we do every year.