Nesting Inside an Indoor-Outdoor Luxury Cocoon

January 28, 2015



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One way to tolerate winter is to view it as a type of cocoon from which we emerge in the spring more beautiful and full of life. Another approach would be to hide under blankets in flannel pajamas until you find yourself … Read More…

Five Tabletop Edible Gardens to Make You Swoon

January 17, 2015



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Brown thumbs beware, you may be in for an identity crisis. Growing indoor gardens has never been easier.

With the advancements in the technology and design for hydroponic and aquaponic gardening systems, we can take our pick of edible … Read More…

A Novel Idea: Undercover Planter Goes Incognito

January 3, 2015



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The Life of Plants is proof that you can’t tell a book by its cover. Flip it open to reveal the soil from which sprouts a living, breathing, narrative.



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Designer Yasuko Furukawa’s planter/flower pot thrives incognito, at home among the other books in your library.



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Indeed a book … Read More…

Getting Into the Sling of It

December 15, 2014



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Infinity by Trinity Hammocks

I think it’s time for a nap. After gazing at the following gang of glorious hammocks, I’m already dreaming. I can’t resist the allure of lounging somewhere that envelops my shape and suspends me in midair. Imagine yourself relaxing in one of these Read More…

Reclaimed Boat Sails Upcycled as Portable Planters

December 14, 2014



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In the hands of Parsons School of Design grads, Miriam Josi and Stella Lee Prowse, a local sail maker’s post-production sailcloth waste and scrap boat covers have been reborn as planters. Not just planters, but portable flat-folding, space-saving babes that can Read More…

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