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…

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, … Read More…

America Goes to Frankfurt: Ambiente 2015

February 2, 2015



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The United States will soon be exporting a bit of America to Frankfurt, Germany where it is this year’s partner country at Ambiente, one of the world’s most important design trade shows.



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American designer Scott Henderson’s Bud Vase for Read More…

A Novel Idea: Undercover Planter Goes Incognito

January 3, 2015



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The Life of Plants is proof that you can’t tell a book by its cover. Flip it open to reveal the soil from which sprouts a living, breathing, narrative.



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Designer Yasuko Furukawa’s planter/flower pot thrives incognito, at home among the … Read More…

Reclaimed Boat Sails Upcycled as Portable Planters

December 14, 2014



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In the hands of Parsons School of Design grads, Miriam Josi and Stella Lee Prowse, a local sail maker’s post-production sailcloth waste and scrap boat covers have been reborn as planters. Not just planters, but portable flat-folding, space-saving babes that Read More…

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