Good design transcends time, eschews fashion and has lasting relevance. The design demonstrates a new twist on an old subject. To complement the age and character of the house the garden is formal and traditional in structure however it is sensitively imbued with innovative and modern design elements. These elements add depth and vitality which gives the garden its individuality and soul. Elements such as the flame tree forest with marble wall and dancing seats, the sculptural trellis and the emperors lounge challenges the notion and sensibility of what a formal garden can be.