Rachel Frances Landscape Design (RFLD) is a young, design led practice, rooted in community and deeply committed to the process of creating meaningful spaces together with the people who are going to use them.
We aim to provide a no-nonsense, collaborative approach to landscape design projects, working closely with clients, residents and user groups, from the start of the design process : firstly, to develop the brief, and investigate funding options, then to produce and implement designs that meet and hopefully exceed expectations.
While we specialise in contemporary and innovative design, we try to keep our egos out of the way, we see our role as project facilitators, rather than design divas. We believe that a well facilitated project can transform a community as it transforms a place, leaving a sense of achievement and ownership which can last many years and discourage vandalism and future neglect.
We have worked on all kinds and sizes of public space: parks, schoolyards, playgrounds, roads, pavements, city squares, window boxes…