Not All Work and No Play in These Eco-Friendly Garden Pods

August 18, 2015

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UK designer-inventor Chris Sneebsy says he designed his backyard office pod, Archipod, “around the idea that a garden building should become part of the garden landscape.”

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Made in Maine
Until American architect Judy Bernier fell for … Read More...

Voltasol Sun Chasing Planters

August 2, 2015

 

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How cool would it be if your potted plants could chase the sun all by themselves? Welcome Voltasol, a flowerpot that turns on the axis of its semi-conical base to follow the trajectory of the sun and attract more Read More...

Five Designs That Put the Fun in Functional

July 23, 2015

With designs that put the fun in functional, some designers are creating works which elicit both an aha and a haha. Here are five pieces with a sense of humor:

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1. Killing Time
I met designer Weng Xinyu at Ambiente Read More...

Plantus Please: Modular Indoor Vertical Gardens

July 17, 2015

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Budapest-based designer Judit Zita Boros designed Plantus Planters, a system of modular indoor vertical gardens, with indoor urban gardeners in mind.

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Planted Walls and Living Curtains

These modular indoor vertical gardens are double-duty systems which not only offers the … Read More...

Aeris and Altrove: Planter and Air Purifier

June 29, 2015

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Milan design studio Lab Fabrici describes their work as a synergistic mix of science, nature, and design. With their Aeris + Altrove planter and air purification duo, they got that right.

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Aeris
Aeris boosts the air purifying properties of the … Read More...

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