In May 2016 Luciano's second book, “The Art of Making Gardens” was published by Merrell. The first part of the book explores Giubbilei’s work at Great Dixter across the four seasons. The second part examines his love of craft and traditionally made objects, and – through visits to and discussion with craftsmen in the UK and beyond – considers the contribution such work makes to his garden design. The final part constitutes a wider investigation of Giubbilei’s influences under the broad themes of water, colour and texture, revealing exactly what it is about the world that inspires him and how that is manifested in his designs, with specific reference to his gardens for the Chelsea Flower Show in 2014 and the Venice Biennale in 2015.
The Art of Making Gardens