Who We Are

Charlie Albone

Charlie is one of Australia’s most prominent landscape designers. Having worked in Australia and internationally for the past 17 years he is passionate about beautiful gardens and loves plants and the outdoors. His objective is to create stunning gardens that are timeless, inspiring & enjoyable to spend time in.

Charlie has had the honor of being invited to fly to London to work on the garden of prominent English Landscaper Alan Titchmarsh at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2014. He also won a Silver Medal for his own Show Garden at the inaugural Australian Garden Show in 2013. Charlie has two Silver gilt medals for his own gardens at the worlds most prestigious flower show The Chelsea Flower show in 2015 and 2016. Charlie is an AILDM member and LNA member and ambassador.

Charlie enjoys a high profile in the media recently joining the team at Better Homes and Gardens on Channel seven for their 26th series of the show. Here Charlie offers garden makeovers as well as tips and tricks on all things horticultural. Charlie was also known as The LifeStyle Channel’s resident Landscape Design Expert for 13 years. He appeared on several LifeStyle Channel shows including the highest rating program across the entire Foxtel network, “Selling Houses Australia.”

He has also hosted other Lifestyle channel shows including Chelsea’s Greatest Garden, Charlie & The Flower Show, and The Party Garden™. Charlie is an AACTA nominated presenter for his work at the Chelsea Flower Show.

What We Do

About Inspired Exteriors

Inspired Exteriors is an award winning landscape design and construction firm based in Woollahra, Sydney. Founded by internationally renowned Landscape Designer and Horticulturalist, Charlie Albone, our services encompass Landscape Design and Architecture, Project Management, Horticulture, Landscape Construction Garden makeovers and Maintenance.

We are passionate about creating inspiring, beautiful outdoor spaces that enrich the lives of those that spend time in them. Inspired Exteriors’ dedicated staff have worked on a vast range of high-end projects, both here and overseas. In addition to Australian projects, we have also been commissioned to work in the UK, France, Hong Kong and Singapore. It’s this variety of projects and a carefully developed culture that has attracted some of the best design & construction talent in Sydney.

Charlie alongside his team at Inspired Exteriors have won multiple awards both at The Chelsea Flower Show in London and on home soil at the Melbourne and Sydney International Flower and Garden Shows. The team has also won Gold medals at The Australian Institute for landscape Designers and Managers (AILDM) awards and multiple Gold medals for the Landscape of NSW and ACT Master Landscapers (LNA) honours including the prestigious Best Design and Construction award for 2018.

Landscape Architecture

  • Residential & Commercial
  • Placemaking
  • Concept design
  • Documentation
  • Community consultation
  • Public domain & landscape master planning
  • Photomontages & 3D Rendering
  • Horticultural consulting
  • Playground & playscape design

 

Green Infrastructure

  • Water sensitive urban design
  • Biophilic design
  • Green roof design
  • Green walls & facades

We acknowledge and pay respects to Traditional Owners across Australia and the Torres Strait as the original custodians of these unceded lands.

We recognize and respect Traditional Owners continued connection to the land, water, sky and people, and their responsibilities of caring for Country.

We pay respects to Elders past and present whose knowledge and wisdom ensures the continuation of culture and traditional practices, and we appreciate their guidance when it is shared with us.