ashley harsanyi

Ashley Harsanyi

Landscape Designer

With a passion for creativity and a keen eye for detail, I strive to craft outdoor spaces that seamlessly blend artistic vision with functional design, ensuring that every landscape tells a unique story while exceeding client expectations.

Ashley Harsanyi is a talented landscape designer who brings a unique perspective to the industry, thanks to her diverse background in custom entertainment fabrication and her Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. With a passion for learning new things and a love for nature, Ashley combines her creative vision with technical expertise to craft stunning outdoor spaces that inspire and delight.

Skills & Expertise

skills and expertise

Ashley brings a wide range of skills and expertise to her work as a landscape designer, including:

  • Landscape Design: Creating beautiful, functional, and sustainable outdoor spaces that meet clients' needs and preferences.
  • Permit Drawings: Preparing detailed and accurate drawings for permit applications, ensuring compliance with local regulations.
  • Permit Compliance: Ensuring that all landscape design projects adhere to local building codes and zoning requirements.
  • Land FX: Proficiency in using Land FX software for efficient and precise landscape design and documentation.
  • Permit Applications: Navigating the permit application process, including submitting required documents and coordinating with local authorities.
  • SketchUp: Utilizing SketchUp software to create 3D models and visualizations of landscape design projects, helping clients better understand and envision the final result.

Professional Journey

Throughout her career, Ashley has worked on a wide range of exciting projects that have allowed her to showcase her versatility and adaptability. Some of her favorite projects include:

  • Assistant Production Manager for "The Moon, the Earth and Us" by artist Oliver Jeffers, installed on The High Line in New York City
  • Carpenter for the 2018 Tony Awards
  • Carpenter for the Denver Art Museum's "Dior: From Paris to the World" exhibit
  • Project Manager for the Michigan Pete exhibit at 360 Chicago in the John Hancock Building

These diverse experiences have given Ashley a unique skill set that she applies to her landscape design work, ensuring that each project is executed with precision, creativity, and attention to detail.


Ashley holds an OSHA 10 certification, demonstrating her commitment to safety and her dedication to staying up-to-date with industry standards and best practices.

Approach to Design

With her background in custom entertainment fabrication and her passion for design, Ashley brings a fresh perspective to the landscape industry. She approaches each project with enthusiasm and dedication, working closely with clients to understand their vision and bring it to life. By combining her artistic sensibilities with her technical know-how, Ashley creates outdoor spaces that are not only beautiful but also functional and built to last.

Passion for Nature and Learning

When she's not designing beautiful outdoor spaces, Ashley enjoys walking around in nature and constantly learning new things. This curiosity and appreciation for the natural world translate into her work, as she strives to create landscapes that harmonize with the surrounding environment and provide a sense of tranquility and connection to the outdoors.