The definition of a water feature is a large component which has water flowing in or through it. The variety of goods available run the gamut from simple suspended wall fountains to intricate courtyard tiered fountains. Given that they are so functional, these decorative elements can be located either in your backyard or inside your home. Ponds and… Read More


Dissiminating useful hydraulic knowledge and water feature design ideas all through Europe was accomplished with the printed documents and illustrated books of the time. An un-named French water feature developer was an internationally celebrated hydraulic innovator in the late 1500's. With imperial commissions in Brussels, London and Germany, he b… Read More


The introduction of the Normans in the second half of the eleventh century irreparably transformed The Anglo-Saxon lifestyle. At the time of the conquest, the Normans surpassed the Anglo-Saxons in building design and cultivation. But before focusing on home-life or having the occasion to think about domestic architecture or decoration, the Normans … Read More


There are numerous famous water fountains in Rome’s city center. Gian Lorenzo Bernini, one of the most brilliant sculptors and artists of the 17th century designed, conceived and constructed almost all of them. His abilities as a water fountain designer and also as a city designer, are visible all through the avenues of Rome. A famous Floren… Read More


As originally conceived, fountains were designed to be practical, guiding water from streams or aqueducts to the residents of cities and villages, where the water could be utilized for cooking food, cleaning, and drinking. A supply of water higher in elevation than the fountain was required to pressurize the flow and send water squirting from the f… Read More