Open Envelope Studio is a boutique design and build studio based in Austin, TX. We are known for maximizing outdoor living spaces and extremely attentive customer service. We specialize in modern landscape architecture, custom steel work, and unique furniture.
We recently received a consultation request and subsequent design commission to create a shade structure between a house and garage. I sent the client some precedent images of projects we’ve already completed and thought it deserved its own blog post. Andres Residence: We built a steel shade structure that we painted a modern white, which tucked under the house’s roof and stands alone, not connecting structurally. The metal roof is pulled back just a bit from the frame for