MIFGS’11

MIFGS’11

Project details

MIFGS’11

To celebrate the historic Gold Medal win at the Chelsea Flower Show the year before, Mint Design entered ‘Chelsea Gold’ into the Melbourne Flower and Garden Show in 2011. ‘Chelsea Gold’ took inspiration from it’s predesessor and was reconfigured to give an appreciative Melbourne crowd a taste of Chelsea experience.
The sunken lounge from the Chelsea garden was elevated to create a raised lounge and entertaining space directly beside the pool. Deft use of acyrlic windows meant that the raised pool was still connected to the broader landscape and the wet bar with custom lasercut bar stools provided a personal connection between the pool and lounge areas.
Most notably different from the Chelsea garden was the plants with the ‘jungle’ theme from London dropped in favour of a more suitable Melbourne plant pallette that successfully combined native material with colourful deciduous trees.