June 28, 2018

In the Summer 2018 issue of Austin Home Magazine, Matt and I were interviewed about the landscape design and build at Krajcer Residence.  The yards lacked function because of the slope, so we created a lush installation in the front, back, and courtyard.  The ceda...

December 20, 2017

In the Winter 2017 issue of Austin Home Magazine, Matt and I were interviewed about the landscape design and build at Buck Residence.  The home overlooked the on-ramp to MoPac, so we designed a modern landscape reminiscent of Palm Springs and Eichler courtyard hom...

December 9, 2016

In the Winter 2016 issue of Austin Home Magazine, Matt and I were interviewed about the landscape design and build at Anderson Residence.  The home has a sunken patio with a lot of potential.  We reworked the patio with pavers, plants, and gravel in time for the c...

December 6, 2016

In the December 2016 issue of Austin Monthly, Open Envelope Studio was voted Best of the Austin in the Business & Services section for Landscaping in their 2016 Reader's Choice Poll!

November 18, 2016

Austin Home Magazine put out a Special Issue in 2016, in addition to their quarterly issues, as a stand-alone guide and inspiration for home projects. In the Landscaping section of the 2017 Resource Guide, Open Envelope Studio, LLC was written up and listed among ninet...

July 28, 2016

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 goi...

July 19, 2016

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...

February 26, 2016

In the Spring 2016 issue of Austin Home Magazine, Matt and I were interviewed about the landscape design and build at Abbenante Residence.  We’re thrilled to have our project featured in the 10th anniversary issue!

Architecture: Stuart Sampley
Builder: JGB Custom H...

October 13, 2015

photo credit: tali wildman

We love using gravel in our landscape installations.  We spec it on every project as a lovely composition with steel, wood, concrete, turf grass, and vegetation.  For a while we used mulch in vegetative beds (and I know our build team would pr...

January 21, 2015

Here are a some wonderful photos by Tali Wildman Photography, taken in late October 2014, of our landscape design/build at Waltrip Residence in East Austin.  We loved how our design language meshed really well with the modern aesthetic of the house.  Tali’s beauti...

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