Our second installment of Infratech Visionaries spotlights award-winning landscape designer, fine artist and Park Slope Design founder, Joan Grabel. As one of the featured landscape designers on the HGTV network, Grabel has appeared on popular series such as Professional Grade and Landscapers’ Challenge. With every project, Grabel collaborates with clients to develop landscapes that reflect their interests, lifestyles, tastes and goals while balancing considerations like geography, climate, the home’s architecture and client’s budget.
Founded in Los Angeles, CA in 2000, Tom Stout’s Stout Design Build is a start-to-finish landscaping and remodeling business. With a lifelong passion for the outdoors, Tom is dedicated to creating beautiful, sustainable projects. In 1996, he began designing and building landscapes, and has been building and renovating homes in Los Angeles since 2006. The Stout team specializes in the New SoCal Landscape, a fusion of form, function, and sustainability.
Stout and his team have used Infratech heaters in a variety of homes in the Los Angeles area. We recently spoke with them about why they choose our heaters for their stunning spaces, how the Southern California environment plays into their design decisions, and which fall/winter trends they think have staying power.
Situated above the Sunset Strip, this one-of-a-kind $38 million home has major rock star cred. In addition to its coveted location above one of the most storied music scenes in Los Angeles, the Stanley House had bona fide rock royalty heading up the design team. Lenny Kravitz himself created the mid-century mod luxury home’s stunning interior design.
Living basketball legend LeBron James recently purchased a stunning $23 billion spec mansion in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. Designed by architect Ken Ungar with interior design by Tiffany Harris, the home features sweeping city-to-ocean views, immaculate landscaping, and a balmy climate. In short, James’ new property is ideal for outdoor living.
Roche + Roche is family-owned landscape architecture firm located in the beautiful Northern California city of Sonoma. Led by Landscape Architect David Roche and Landscape Designer and Horticulturist Nancy Roche, the prestigious firm also benefit from the skills and experience of Senior Landscape Architect Salvador Dávila and Landscape Designer Iain Pryor. Roche + Roche has a unique perspective, using their conception of “soft fascination” to create truly stunning rural contemporary designs.