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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Plant Furniture and What Lies Beneath the Surface

May 9, 2015

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Say you want a table or a set of tables and you also want some planters. But in your small space you don’t have room for all of them, so you have to choose. No you don’t.

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Frédéric Malphettes, designer … 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...

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...

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