"House is a House is a House is a House is a House: Architectures and Collaborations of Johnston Marklee" by Reto Geiser is published by Basel Birkhäuse. The designers are Noëmi Mollet and Reto Geiser.
The homeowner's love for modern design is merged with the native forest and grass meadows of the Midwest on this 24-acre Ohio property. Designer Nick McCullough created lush mixed borders that transitioned between the dark modern pool house and the classic Georgian architecture of the brick main house. Plants with dramatic foilage, including 'Black Magic' elephant ears, add to the modern look. This project won a 2015 Association of Professional Landscape Designers award.
Neon house numbers are a fun touch that make a big statement and make sure guests can always find their way. “Our white neon street numbers on the front of the house are very cool,” says HGTV Smart Home 2015 house planner Jack Thomasson. “They were fabricated locally; there’s kind of a neon story here in Austin.”