Projects and case studies featuring focal features on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Outdoor Design: Bespoke bronze fins, RHS Chelsea Best Show Garden 2016
    Bespoke bronze fins, RHS Chelsea Best Show Garden 2016
    Outdoor Design
    17 bespoke bronze fins from Outdoor Design, manufactured in various sizes, up to 3.5m high and 2.2m across, formed the centrepiece of designer Andy Sturgeon's Best Show Garden at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. 3D...
  • Ian Marlow ARBS: Otter sculpture in stainless steel
    Otter sculpture in stainless steel
    Ian Marlow ARBS
    This Otter sculpture was created for a development by Knightstone Housing at Kings College in Taunton. There was very little in the way of a brief for this project which simply required a focal scultpture feature for the...
  • Ian Marlow ARBS: Stainless steel logo sculpture for corporate entrance
    Stainless steel logo sculpture for corporate entrance
    Ian Marlow ARBS
    This stainless steel sculpture is one of a pair of corporate sculptures which was commissioned by Highfield House in London. The design is based on their logo of the ancient hill horse and the sculptures were required above...
  • Ian Marlow ARBS: Cranes sculpture in stainless steel and fused glass
    Cranes sculpture in stainless steel and fused glass
    Ian Marlow ARBS
    All Hallows School, in Cranmore, Somerset, commissioned this work for the school. The theme of the project was cranes, taken from the place name and school logo. "As well as working with the students on art and writing...
  • Outdoor Design: Bespoke sculpture, bench and rill – RHS Chelsea garden
    Bespoke sculpture, bench and rill – RHS Chelsea garden
    Outdoor Design
    The L K Bennett garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show was designed by Rachel de Thame and included sculpture, rill and a cantilevered bench. The products garden demonstrates Outdoor Design's craft, skill and problem solving...
  • Cobblestone Designs: Dynamic sun paving feature - sheltered housing, Derby
    Dynamic sun paving feature - sheltered housing, Derby
    Cobblestone Designs
    A sheltered housing and retirement complex, Appleby & Bradbourne Court in Derby, was undergoing refurbishment of external landscaped areas, which included a planted area, repaving and steps. The landscape architect had...
  • Barrell Sculpture: Dubai Wings sculpture welcomes visitors to hotel
    Dubai Wings sculpture welcomes visitors to hotel
    Barrell Sculpture
    Dubai Wings was commissioned by EMAAR Hospitality Group, who wanted a striking 'welcome' sculpture to stand outside Address Boulevard, a 5* hotel in Downtown Dubai. The work was commissioned following a competitive pitch.
  • Outdoor Design: Metal wall, ABF The Soldiers Charity garden Chelsea 2014
    Metal wall, ABF The Soldiers Charity garden Chelsea 2014
    Outdoor Design
    To commemorate 100 years since the start of World War I, the ABF The Soldiers Charity show garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 was both poignant and beautiful. Designed by Charlotte Rowe and built by Outdoor Options, this...
  • M & G Olympic Products: Sports stadia metalwork, Harlow Town Football Club
    Sports stadia metalwork, Harlow Town Football Club
    M & G Olympic Products
    The project comprised galvanised mild steel inner-pitch perimeter rails, gates, crunch barriers, external handrails, barrier rails and wall-mounted handrails to ramps and steps. Designed and installed by M & G Olympic...
  • Ian Marlow ARBS: Steel water lily water feature
    Steel water lily water feature
    Ian Marlow ARBS
    This lily sculpture is crafted from stainless steel and becomes a shimmering water feature for a private garden as it reflects light patterns on the water. Its subtle textures also respond to the changing lights of each day...
  • Cobblestone Designs: Fire, Earth, Air and Water mosaic, Bonnington House
    Fire, Earth, Air and Water mosaic, Bonnington House
    Cobblestone Designs
    Bonnington House is a large Jacobean manor house near Edinburgh, with a 100-acre estate. The grounds include formal gardens, fields and woodlands, as well as Jupiter Artland, a sculpture park that is home to works by artists...
  • Architectural Street Furnishings: ASF bespoke cast iron ground compass - Leeds
    ASF bespoke cast iron ground compass - Leeds
    Architectural Street Furnishings
    Leeds City Council was constructing a new 'South' entrance for Leeds Central Station and requested a bespoke cast iron ground compass as a centrepiece. The compass was to be embossed with selected international, national and...
  • Ian Marlow ARBS: Stainless steel screen and seat sculpture
    Stainless steel screen and seat sculpture
    Ian Marlow ARBS
    This stainless steel sculpture functions as a screen and a seat. The sculpture was created for the new hospital at Bridgwater. The brief was for it to act as a screen for the rooms behind it and provide a seat on the balcony...
  • Ian Marlow ARBS: Stainless steel movable fallen leaf sculpture
    Stainless steel movable fallen leaf sculpture
    Ian Marlow ARBS
    This was a private commission where the client wanted the sculpture to be movable. The piec was made with no base to the sculpture; it can be picked up and moved around with ease, allowing the client to position it anywhere...
  • Ian Marlow ARBS: Silver leaves stainless steel sculpture
    Silver leaves stainless steel sculpture
    Ian Marlow ARBS
    This was a private commission for a pair of traditional stone garden urns. The brief was to have a steel plant which would not suffer for neglect of watering. It was interesting to combine contemporary stainless steel with a...