Sculpiture: Brooklyn Made Sustainable Design Blends Art, Architecture, Furniture, and Sculpture

December 23, 2013

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When I met Ashira Israel exhibiting her Micro-Orb collection of concrete vessels at Wanted Design, I knew I’d spotted an artist on the cutting edge of Brooklyn made sustainable design.

Israel is the owner and lead designer/fabricator for the industrial design/build company, … Read More…

How Doing the Hula Makes Plants Happy and Healthy

December 19, 2013

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If you’ve ever wanted your container gardening efforts to be less about labor, more about love, here’s your chance.

The new space-saving Hula Perfect Planter folds flat for storage, but in addition to saving valuable space, it saves you time … Read More…

10 Ways to Make Halloween Come Alive

October 30, 2013

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Photo, ©Bill Pusztai. 

Halloween is about things that go bump in the night, and what better way to decorate than with things that are alive! We’ve gathered ten flowers, plants (and a few other treats) to add … Read More…

Can Plants Make You Happier and Richer?

October 28, 2013

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LED GrowLight Pendant Lamp, $1250 via Lightopia.

Need a mood and financial boost? There’s an app for that. Or a plant. While browsing today through Frank Mertens’s site Expression That Inspires, I stumbled upon Nursery & Garden Industry Australia’s unusual … Read More…

Indoor Garden: Plantable Table Inspired By Seeds

October 23, 2013

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I love Norwegian designer Philipp von Hase’s seed shaped “plantable” (plant table, I love the name too) crafted from fine walnut and maple wood with a handmade porcelain bowl.

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Multi-functional planted furniture like this is also a great space saver for … Read More…

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