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Ribbon effect
Photo by Stefan Thuilot; written by Kathleen N. Brenzel

Ribbon effect

Bands of thyme running between 2-foot-square sand-washed concrete pavers stripe a winding path in Alamo, California. The bold look adds structure to the blowsy backyard meadow of tawny Carex testacea grasses, accented with pink ‘Maori Chief’ phormium and yellow kangaroo paw.

Design: Stefan Thuilot, Thuilot Associates, Berkeley (thuilot.com)

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