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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 magazine, Autumn 2023. Features landscape design work by Stephen Block of Inner Gardens.

Modern Luxury Interiors Los Angeles: June 2023

IN an article on poolside perfection, Modern Luxury Interiors features Inner Gardens’ range of Willy Guhl fiber cement chairs.

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Cover of Luxe Interior Design magazine, featuring work done by Stephen Block of Inner Gardens.

Luxe: May/June 2024

“The home’s buoyant spirit continues outside, in the landscape designed by Stephen Block. “The garden had great bones –100-year-old cedars—but sometimes my inspiration comes from objects,” explains Block, pointing to an antique French fountain that drove the design. He brought in tidy clipped boxwood, fragrant jasmine, oakleaf hydrangeas, redbuds, citrus and vegetable gardens, alongside birdbaths. “The end result is a really pretty green-on-green-on-green,” says Block.

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Muse magazine, Autumn 2023. Features landscape design work by Stephen Block of Inner Gardens.

Aspire: March 2024

“Fogel Scott worked with Stephen Block and Jana Feifer of Inner Gardens to “layer the space with funky pots and interesting plants to achieve a natural, wabi-sabi aesthetic,” she relates. The botanical specialists took into consideration Haenn’s busy professional life, her desire for a living environment instilled with a sense of Zen and the interior concept Fogel Scott had conceived when making selections for the home. “

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Muse magazine, Autumn 2023. Features landscape design work by Stephen Block of Inner Gardens.

Architectural Digest: March 2023

“To rejuvenate the grounds, Davies-Gaetano brought in landscape designer and antiques dealer Stephen Block of LA’s Inner Gardens. “Initially we came in with a few great trees for the interior, but Sofía wanted more and more and more. The landscape had never been properly finished, so we tried to bring the property to life with new plantings and a mix of unusual antique urns, fountains, benches, and pots,” Block reports. “We also added a few tropical elements that connect Sofía to her roots.”

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Cover of Architectural Digesn, featuring landscape design work for Alexander Liberman by Inner Gardens.

Architectural Digest: February 2024

Architect Alexander Liberman crafts a contemporary homage to classic California modernism for a young family in Venice. Interior and exterior landscape design by Inner Gardens.

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Chrissey Teigen and John Legend on the cover of Architectural Digest, in a feature on their home with landscape design by Inner Gardens.

Architectural Digest: September 2023

Chrissey Teigen and John Legend discuss their recent Beverly Hills remodel, with interior and exterior landscape design by Inner Gardens.

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Muse magazine, Autumn 2023. Features landscape design work by Stephen Block of Inner Gardens.

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.

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Cover of Angeleno magazine from October 2023

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. “

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Cover of Angeleno magazine from October 2023

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.”

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Vanity Fair cover featuring Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Vanity Fair: July/Aug 2023

“Inside, OUTSIDE
Whimsy goes beyond the walls with interior designer to the stars MICHAEL S. SMITH.

ON THE TABLE: An orchid arrangement from Inner Gardens.”

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January 2023 cover of Architectural Digest, featuring Ellen Pompeo's Malibu home with Landscaping by 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.”

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Michael Snith house in the Wall St Journal, with living room plants by Inner Gardens

Wall Street Journal: Sept 2022

Interior plants and exterior landscaping by Stephen Block and Inner Gardens.

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Luxe Interiors + Design showing planters from Stephen Block and Inner Gardens

Luxe: April 2022

This Bel Air home features Inner Gardens planters throughout.

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January 2022 Issue Of California Homes, featuring landscape design by designer Stephen Block

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.”

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Inner Gardens' Stephen Block featured in Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest: Oct 2021

Inner Gardens’ plants and planters are featured throughout this Interscope studio.

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House Beautiful: October 2019

Inner Gardens’ Rattan Globe lighting is prominently featured in a beautiful courtyard setting in the House Beautiful October 2019 issue.

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Architectural Digest: March 2019

This story on Kris Jenner’s home in the March 2019 issue of Architectural Digest showcases Inner Gardens planters.

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Luxe: March 2019

Architect Eric Olsen utilized Inner Gardens’ Rattan Globe lighting to create a stunning entryway for his newly designed Corona del Mar home.

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Architectural Digest: February 2019

Inner Gardens owner Stephen Block created a warm, welcoming space in the garden of Shonda Rhimes’ home, incorporating subtle but impactful changes in the landscape design.

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Veranda: May 2019

In the May issue of Veranda, landscape designer Scott Shrader lists Inner Gardens as one of his favorite SoCal shopping destinations.

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Elle Decor: June 2019

Inner Gardens’ Italian Terrace Collection Vaso Cesta planter was featured in the “Truth in Decorating” article in the June issue of Elle Decor.

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Departures: September 2018

Inner Gardens owner Stephen Block sat down with writer Joe Harper to discuss plants as design focal points in the home.

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Luxe LA: July/August 2018

The summer issue of Luxe Los Angeles features the Spanish Colonial Revival home and garden of Inner Gardens founder Stephen Block and his wife Julie.  Get lost in the warm summer days and starry nights of the Block residence.

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Traditional Home: June 2018

The Inner Gardens Curved Bench was featured online in Market Moments, highlighted for its curved, knotty branches.

Elle Decor: April 2018

In the new issue of Elle Decor, interior and textile designer Kathryn M. Ireland describes her Santa Monica courtyard as “Ibiza-meets–Luis Barragán.” The outdoor lounge includes two vintage Willy Guhl fiber-cement chairs from Inner Gardens.

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California Homes: March 2018

More glowing reviews for Inner Gardens Malibu, this time from the editors of California Homes. The March issue described the recently acquired and newly updated nursery and design shop as having “a reputation for quality and innovation.”

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Malibu Magazine: January 2018

With a new Inner Gardens Malibu location, we’re on Malibu Magazine‘s radar in the first issue of the year. Learn about the extraordinary plant selection you’ll find at our Malibu nursery.

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Elle Decor: January 2018

Answering the question, “What’s Next?” Elle Decor listed their favorite finds and innovations that embody the future. Included was Inner Gardens’ new Malibu nursery, which expands upon the vision Nagel Nursery established in Malibu years ago.

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Wall Street Journal: December 2017

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!

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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.

C Magazine: September 2017

The celebration of our new Malibu nursery continue’s with C Magazine‘s announcement in their fall issue. The former Nagel Nursery location continues as a beloved hot spot for local garden enthusiasts.

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Invaluable: August 2017

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.

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Golden State: August 2017

This California-focused website went behind the scenes with Inner Gardens founder Stephen Block. The in-depth Q&A explores his “collector’s approach” to designing gardens.

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Wall Street Journal: July 2017

The Wall Street Journal‘s special weekend section “Off Duty” took a fresh look at flowers, asking designers–including Stephen Block–to weigh in on the flowers they hate the most.

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LA Times, The View: July 2017

Inner Gardens founder Stephen Block was interviewed on the topic of “Creating your own inner and outer paradise.” Click below and flip to page 59 to read the story.

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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!

C Magazine: Summer 2017

It’s true: just as C Magazine noted in their latest “Al Fresco Finds” story, our Hex planters are “perfect stacked together for large outdoor plants or filled with succulents as a single table topper.”

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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.

Architectural Digest: August 2016

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.

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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.”

Wall Street Journal: October 2016

The Prairie Bowl and a Molded Terra Cotta planter from Inner Gardens were featured as part of a collection of plant and container pairings in the October 29, 2016 edition of the Wall Street Journal‘s “Off Duty.”

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Orlando Magazine: October 2016

“Make a Splash” in the October 2016 issue of Orlando Magazine includes wisdom from Inner Gardens owner Stephen Block on siting fountains in a residential landscape, and the various factors to consider.

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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.

New Home Source: July 2016

In July 2016, New Home Source featured Inner Gardens owner Stephen Block as an expert on the topic of Luxury Alfresco.

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C Magazine: April 2016

Lara Harris’ Hollywood Dell interiors, designed by Schuyler Samperton, were featured in C Magazine and a specimen fishtail palm (Caryota Mitis) and other interior trees from Inner Gardens that withstand lower light levels.

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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.

Architectural Digest: March 2016

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.

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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.