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.
Bamboo is a great way to get immediate privacy without taking up a lot of real estate, which can be very helpful when you're screening a space in a small yard. There are only a handful of plants that work in central Texas have this vertical, columnar shape without going as wide as they are tall. Also, for the price point, you don't have to wait to have some amount of screening. We love working with bamboo because it's so easy to maintain–just cut it off either at the groun
The Bellaires have great taste and Matt and I are suckers for a mid-century modern aesthetic. We designed and built their landscape in 2014; their OES project portfolio can be found here and our blog post about their small spaced being maxed-out can be found here. They were fabulous clients who were very supportive and enthusiastic about our intervention in their small side yard. Recently, they were interviewed by Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, which featured their gor