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BELOW: Use color to attract the visitor and enrich the experience entering your home.

Entrancing Entrances Creating dramatic, inviting entrances is something of an art. Here, Verdant View offers up some tips for pulling them off. TEXT KRISTEN MOREAU |


FALL 2015

Entrances narrate the moment of arrival. Designing an authentic, enduring experience for each entry requires gathering as much input as possible about the client, visitors, and site. “These elegantly designed interstitial spaces, particularly those that incorporate courtyards and vestibules, can expand the sense of home to the outdoors,� says Kathy Moreau, principal designer for Verdant View. And always consider the view from both indoors and out. A classic arch or even tall grasses that frame a distant view will leave your guests energized and inspired on the doorstep. Verdant View, a boutique landscape design firm in New York State, begins with a deep investigation along three

Outdoor Home Magazine - Fall 2015  

The outdoor living design & lifestyle magazine for the Hudson Valley & Westchester regions of NY and Fairfield and Litchfield counties in CT...

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