Inner Gardens is featured in the most elite global publications, highlighting the company’s landscape design work, unparalleled Art for the Garden, and owner Stephen Block’s vast expertise. Recently published stories are shown below.
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Muse: Autumn 2023
Step inside the lush and very real dreamland that is Inner
Gardens, a Culver City, California, showroom that places Mother
Nature center stage and surrounds her with treasures from far and wide and long ago.
Angeleno: October 2023
“Discover the beauty and intrigue of world-class flora at the new Inner Gardens outpost in Culver City. Created by landscape designer Stephen Block, the showroom intertwines vintage design with fresh greenery, blending traditional European philosophies with the Eastern principle of wabi-sabi. “
Architectural Digest: September 2023
“To finesse the flora, Tisdale called in Stephen Block and Jana Feifer of Inner Gardens, a landscape design team and garden furnishings showroom based in LA, who she’d worked with on her previous home. “I am not someone with a green thumb,” Tisdale states with a chuckle, explaining that Inner Gardens’s convenient maintenance service made it more approachable to bring in plants she’d be concerned about taking care of herself.”
Vanity Fair: July/Aug 2023
Whimsy goes beyond the walls with interior designer to the stars MICHAEL S. SMITH.
ON THE TABLE: An orchid arrangement from Inner Gardens.”
Architectural Digest: Jan 2023
“Landscape designer Stephen Block of Inner Gardens removed the ‘overly yellowy, overly tropical’ greenery that had been struggling against Malibu’s rough winds and sometimes arid climate, and planted plenty of flowing grasses like miscanthus and sesleria as well as a citrus orchard.”
California Homes: January / February 2022
“I DIDN’T GET INTO PLANTS, THEY GOT INTO ME,” insists Stephen Block, whose passion for his field is infectious. As president of Inner Gardens—the beloved Culver City showroom is supported by a 1.5-acre nursery in Malibu—he offers sophisticated design solutions to both interior and exterior plantings.”
Appearing for the third time in the Wall Street Journal‘s special weekend section, “Off Duty,” Inner Gardens shared a fresh new take on holiday gifts for dog lovers. Click the link to discover an amazing Willy Guhl original you didn’t know existed!
Modern Luxury Interiors: October 2017
We’re so glad to be featured in Modern Luxury Interiors magazine in a project by interior designer Natasha Baradem.
We all want to take out outdoor living spaces to the next level. With these tips from Inner Gardens founder Stephen Block, you’ll be inspired to get outside today! And you’ll love the Invaluable website, with its incredible selection of antique and vintage pieces.
Traditional Home: June 2017
Leave it to Traditional Home to compile a curated list of the most tasteful and of-the-moment choices in concrete nature-inspired furnishings and decor. And of course, our substantial and luxurious Swirl Planter is on the list!
Mediterranean Homes & Lifestyles: March 2017
Interior designer Hillary Thomas asked Stephen Block to “make it beautiful,” and he did. The entire garden (save for the palms) was designed and installed by Inner Gardens. The seating area with a fountain in the center distinctively expresses a vision for sophisticated outdoor living.
Designer Adam Hunter transformed a Mediterranean-style home in Brentwood Park, Los Angeles, into a traditional haven for a couple and their four children. The entry features an 8′ Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree planted in an Inner Gardens stone Pillow Planter with a custom gold finish.
C Magazine: March 2017
When asked to give design advice for newlyweds, Stephen Block offered this: “Nothing says, ‘You are living in a real house now,’ quite like triple boxwoods flanking the front door.”
Departures: October 2016
The October issue of Departures magazine featured French Diablo Planters by Willy Guhl. Made of fibrated concrete, these iconic mid-century modern planters were manufactured by Eternit. They have acquired a beautiful moss patina over the years.
L.A. Times, The View: March 2016
This L.A. Times supplement featured a Q&A with Inner Gardens owner Stephen Block. The in-depth interview covers Block’s background, clients, insights, and collaborations.
This story on Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian’s Calabasas homes showcased the interior design work of Martyn Lawrence Bullard and landscape architecture by James Hyatt Studio. Inner Gardens’ Lemon Pots and Swirl Planters are featured throughout the story.
Traditional Home: July + August 2016
In this story, Traditional Home documented a summertime pool party at the home of interior designer Ron Woodson. Kumquat trees and a large fibrecement handkerchief planter planted with succulents from Inner Gardens are featured.