Sam Goldstein

About Sam Goldstein

Sam’s educational and work background spans a diverse range. With a certification in Landscape Architecture from Merritt College and a Fine Arts degree in painting, the visual arts have long been her calling. Recently, her love of writing has led her down a new path towards blogging, journalism and editing.
15 07, 2024

Backyard Stay-cations

By |2024-07-22T17:27:26-07:00July 15th, 2024|Categories: Landscape Design|Tags: , , |

Backyard Stay-Cations Over the past couple years, we’ve been thinking more about the art of the Stay-cation, and how we can bring rest and relaxation home to our own backyards.  The concept of the “Stay-cation” isn’t new (though the pun might be) but its meaning as it pertains to the home landscape [...]

2 07, 2024

Outdoor Entertaining

By |2024-07-03T08:50:28-07:00July 2nd, 2024|Categories: Invest Into Lifestyle|

Set the Mood: Ambiance for Outdoor Entertaining As designers of space, we understand that the feeling of your outdoor living space makes all the difference, and never is this more key than when it comes to outdoor entertaining.  The feeling we refer to as ‘ambiance’ could better be thought of as the transformative experience [...]

5 06, 2024

Contemporary Elements

By |2024-06-06T21:44:19-07:00June 5th, 2024|Categories: Landscape Design|

Contemporary Elements We are always excited about new things, especially when they relate to Landscape Architecture, so contemporary landscaping has truly stolen our hearts.  Here are a few of our favorite contemporary elements we use in designing landscapes that stun with their simple and innovative modern style. Contemporary Aesthetic [...]

22 05, 2024


By |2024-05-29T15:50:57-07:00May 22nd, 2024|Categories: Landscape Design|

Indoor/Outdoor Spaces Depending on your climate, outdoor living can be a seasonal enjoyment or a year-round experience.  Increasingly, the indoor/outdoor living space is becoming part of almost every landscape we create.  These transitional spaces give all the feeling of the outdoors, with all the comforts of the indoors.  Take a look [...]

16 04, 2024

California Casual

By |2024-04-16T20:12:07-07:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: Landscape Design|

California Casual Landscape Architecture has seen many movements and style trends that influence the aesthetic of designed outdoor space.  The variety of definitions of beauty is one thing we love about our work, and we are always looking forward to what is coming next.  Northern California has always had its own unique look, [...]