About The Artist Garden
James Stephenson’s landscaping experience spans more than 25 years. He studied Landscape Architecture at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).
James Stephenson specializes in Hardscape installation, particularly Bluestone, as well as the use of brick and other stone elements for the construction of patios, walls, and walkways. He also specializes in fence and decking and all aspects of garden design and maintenance, from plants to turf installation, irrigation and lighting. His many clients appreciate his friendly, personal approach to the design and implementation of each project. He has been cited for his work in the New York Times article “A Garden Reborn” and featured in Architectural Digest and the Wall Street Journal.
James is the acclaimed author of The Language of the Land: Living Among the Hadzabe in Africa. He has also qualified and completed the Ironman World Championship in Kaliua-Kona Hawaii.
He has lived and worked in Brooklyn Heights and NYC for over 25 years and continues to install gardens throughout the five boroughs.
Pars Moghbel Assoc. AIA is currently a principal at Modalita LLC (design and furniture imports firm) and a design consultant at the Artist Garden. He holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.
Pars has worked on many residential projects and gardens throughout Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. Previously, he was a principal at a Design Build company for over 4 years in addition to a consultant and project architect on many structures and hardscapes.
His keen eye and knowledge of architecture and construction help navigate and propose to clients very upscale designs without compromising budgets. Currently, his projects include several restaurants and residences.
James Stephenson speaks at The Brownstone Revival Coalition 23rd Annual Brownstone Market Seminar