makiko design studio

Garden designer, Gardener  and Writer


Harmonious blend of naturalistic English and contemporary Japanese style.


Based in Tokyo and also London, makiko design studio provides a full garden design and installation service including consultation, garden design, planting plans and supervised construction and planting.


From a small balcony to a rural retreat, we carefully design to suit the space and reflect your preferences. We carefully select plants that will thrive in the particular aspects of your garden – from dry, sunny sites to cool, shady courtyards. We work closely with clients to design beautiful gardens that are tailor-made to meet your needs, suit your lifestyle and complement the architecture of your house.



Our garden designs are functional as well as beautiful, maximising your outdoor space and adding value to your home.