Amber Mueller is the founder and principal designer of Benally Design, a full service landscape design company based in Berkeley, California. Born and raised in California, she is very much in tune to the lifestyle of outdoor living.  Her vision of landscape design often blurs the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces, and elevates these transitions to an extraordinary experience. 


Amber earned her Bachelor’s degree in Art Practice from UC Berkeley, and she studied Landscape Architecture at UC Berkeley Extension. Her eye for sophisticated style and design led her to work for well-recognized designers, who’s work has been featured in national magazines such as Luxe Interiors and House Beautiful, before starting her own design company. 


Amber’s continuing practice of painting and drawing are well incorporated into her approach to landscape design.  “I believe that landscape design is much like painting, creating layers of visual information and expression that draw the observer in to experience the work in a more exploratory and intimate fashion.”

Pen and Ink drawing of Terrace Walk in the Berkeley Hills by Amber Mueller.