New York City’s 80 Foot Holiday Symbol

November 29, 2012


Photo: Bob Horton

We didn’t make it last night to see the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, a world-wide symbol of the holidays in New York City, but my husband caught a glimpse of the enormous 80-foot Norway … Read More...

Barkitecture for Long-Bodied Short-Legged Dogs

November 24, 2012


Magnus, our twelve year old Dachshund. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton via Instagram.

Architecture for Dogs, a collection of a dog structures conceived by a group of architects and designers from around the globe, will launch their first thirteen … Read More...

Grow and Share Produce With Pod Indoor Garden

November 23, 2012

Perfect for small urban kitchen gardens or those with limited outdoor space, Pod is a fogponic indoor gardening system for cultivating herbs and vegetables.

Similar to hydroponic gardening, the fogponic “plug-and-play” growing system automatically distributes nutrients and water as … Read More...

Happy Thanksgiving

November 21, 2012

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Is This Feline Kennel and Planter the Cat’s Meow?


Pet abodes can take up precious space in small homes. So if you could house your cat (or small dog) and your plants at the same time in a single stylish combination kennel, container garden, and herb garden Read More...

“Fogponic” Vertical Garden System

November 20, 2012

The Fogger is Hamburg-based studio, Vakant Design’s concept for a highly efficient, indoor-outdoor vertical garden “fogponic” planting system. A nearly self-sustainable alternative to the traditional edible garden and great for those with small urban spaces, the design compliments almost any … Read More...

Indoor Seating for People and Plants

November 19, 2012

While at The Tramshed, a specially curated lifestyle/design event I visited recently at DesignJunction, I got a chance to try out De La Espada’s Lin Pod Bench, which Tokyo and London-based designers Leif.Designpark created to provide an “intimacy Read More...

Bringing Greenery to the Table

November 18, 2012

I like the way international product design studio, Mermeladaestudio in Barcelona displays wit and sophistication with its paradoxical Trama table.

The table’s colorful powder coated steel multifunctional base is both a planter and the table’s support, while its linear … Read More...

Indoor-Outdoor Revolving Window For Plants

November 17, 2012

As multifunctional concepts are great for small spaces, we love how the Revolve Window extends the interior space, enables easy transport of plants from indoors to outdoors, and at the same time functions as a decorative window box.

On what … Read More...

Sun and Snow-Loving Woven Outdoor Furniture

November 16, 2012


Gaga & Design’s woven furniture range includes some bright hues.

Launched in September at Tent London’s Super Design Gallery, the woven COD chair by Israeli designer Rami Tareef for Gaga & Design was one of my favorite pieces there.Read More...

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