Outside our homes: Christian Hawley
Looking for outdoor inspiration? Join us for a tour of the leafy garden of Nest CEO and founder, Christian Hawley.
After we took you on a tour of some inspiring outdoor spaces in our Real homes: 6 inspiring gardens journal article recently, we invite you to take a closer look at one of the gardens featured. Discover the lovely, leafy garden of Nest CEO and founder, Christian Hawley.
What makes a good outdoor space? We believe the key to creating a great garden lies in treating your outdoor spaces in much the same way as your interiors. When you consider your garden as another room for living in, it opens a world of possibilities. Think zones for dining or lounging, layered lighting, and high-quality, timeless designs.
Featuring a luxurious lounge spot, a dining spot perfect for brunch gatherings and portable lighting to help extend the evenings – Christian’s garden is a great outdoor space. Take a tour and be inspired.
A contemporary dining spot
With climbing greenery providing shelter from the sun, Christian’s decking provides the perfect spot for dining. Morning, noon, or night – take a seat at the HAY Palissade table and chairs, relax, and enjoy the view of the garden.
Strong without being bulky and elegant without being fragile - the linear design and curved frame make the Palissade the perfect option for outdoor spaces where you don’t want the heavy presence of solid forms. With its compact footprint and permeable frame, the Palissade provides a light touch outdoor seating solution. Finished in powder-coated steel, it is also extremely durable and requires little maintenance. It can live outside all year round and deal with whatever the UK weather throws at it!
Here, we’ve accessorised the Palissade with a collection of contemporary Scandinavian accessories, featuring the Serax Roma Carafe, Broste Nordic Sand Bowls and Plates and the Ferm Living Ripple Glasses.
And if you need a little ambience as the nights draw in, the Flos Bellhop portable table lamp is a great companion, providing up to 24 hours of cord-free illumination.
Sink into a Danish classic
Now, every garden needs a lounge spot and, in this garden, the BM5568 Deck Chair from Carl Hansen & Son invites you to recline and relax. Nestled in amongst the trees at the end of Christian’s garden, we can’t think of a better place to spend an afternoon reading our favourite book.
The BM5568 is a classic furniture design from the 1960s, conceived by Danish designer Børge Morgensen. Crafted from untreated, FSC-certified teak with a naturally high oil content, its durable design can withstand changing weather conditions and will patinate beautifully over time, acquiring a silvery hue. But this design isn’t purely beautiful – it’s practical too. When not in use, the BM5568 Deck Chair can be folded and hung on a wall mount or stored away out of sight. The seat cushion is also detachable for easy cleaning and storage.
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Image credits: Max Hawley