Frédéric Malphettes Trellis Vertical Garden

April 10, 2015

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One of my favorite French designers, Frédéric Malphettes, reaches new heights with Anno, his latest vertical garden trellis structure, a welcome addition to his family of modular vertical garden designs.

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Anno is playful from the start: the name is a … Read More…

Hanging Ceramic Pots Inspired by Mexican Jicama Plant

April 3, 2015

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Crece Jicama is a collection of hanging ceramic pots inspired by the shape and texture of Jicama (Pachyrhizus erosus), a native Mexican climbing vine and root vegetable popular in Mexican cuisine. 

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The handcrafted pots hang from long rust-hued leather straps, a nod … Read More…

Spotted at Ambiente: The Rise of Balloon-Inspired Designs

March 14, 2015

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On my recent trip to the Ambiente design fair, I spotted some balloon-inspired designs–furniture and objects which brought back fond memories of those iconic balloon sculptures of my childhood. Looks like the range of these products is expanding in Read More…

Glam Up the Garden: Fashion-Forward Garden Hoses

March 6, 2015

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Never before have garden hoses been this glamorous. 

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Swedish company, Garden Glory, brings high style into the garden with their colorful fashion-forward garden hoses that hang out on whimsical antler-shaped wall mounts. Put them in your garden and you’ll soon be asking, “do these hoses make my … Read More…

Going Whole Log at Ambiente 2015 in Frankfurt

March 3, 2015

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Distilling down the top trends and themes from an international design fair the size of 60 football fields (that’s 1300 tennis courts) is not a simple endeavor. Nonetheless, as I trekked in Frankfurt mid-February through the massive designfest otherwise known as Ambiente,Read More…

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