A Living Staircase as Floating Indoor Garden

June 26, 2015

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Rising 41 feet up and four floors high, designer Paul Cocksedge’s Living Staircase floats within the space like a soaring indoor garden.

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The steel and American white oak spiral staircase forms the internal nucleus of London’s Ampersand building in the … Read More...

Herb Planter and Cutting Board Duo

June 19, 2015

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Wake up and smell the rosemary. Grow Pot is a utilitarian union between a traditional clay pot for growing herbs and a cutting board: just snip and serve.

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Designer Hallgeir Homstvedt’s herb planter for Danish brand Menu is attached to

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A Grown-Up Smart Countertop Herb Garden

June 3, 2015

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tugger-instagram-smalliepillar-click-and-grow Tugger likes lemon balm. See more of this pooch via smalliepillar on Instagram.

Tugger the adorable pooch, above, is totally into the lemon balm growing in his owner’s kitchen. Want to grow your own herbs on your countertop with something Read More...

13 Mobile Gardens To Move You

May 1, 2015

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We’re back with the second part of our roundup of itinerant and otherwise roaming, traveling, and always portable mobile gardens. Take a peek before they pass you by:

1. Get Rolling With This DIY Mobile Vegetable Garden

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The only  available … 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 … Read More...

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