10 Mobile Gardens to Grow On the Go

April 27, 2015



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While not exactly nomadic, urban dwellers are known to be constantly on the go. It’s no surprise then that many urban gardens are designed to follow suit.
With the roots to grow and the wings to fly, mobile gardens are on the … Read More…

Teaching Kids Through Play About “Urban Survival”

April 21, 2015



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Tasked with designing an educational kit to convey “the contributing factors of urban poverty,” designer Ryan Romanes dreamed up the Urban Survival Pack.



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To be used in the classroom, the package’s playful shape and tactility is intended to engage children through play while teaching new habits for sustainable living.Read More…

Reap What You Sow With AKER Urban Farming Kits

April 15, 2015



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You can picture it right? Starting your day by collecting a bounty of fresh eggs, herbs and other edibles, popping over to check on your buzzing bee hive, and then heading out to enjoy your day in the city with 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…

Design-Centric Indoor Plant Lights For Urban Living

February 12, 2015



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I continue to be enamoured with Italian lighting design brand Bulbo, whose fashionably functional pieces I featured during my last BlogTour to Milan Design Week in April 2014.



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Bulbo will be exhibiting their design-centric LED-powered vegetable garden systems at LOFT, the future-oriented … Read More…

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