Voltasol Sun Chasing Planters

August 2, 2015


voltasol sun chasing planters

How cool would it be if your potted plants could chase the sun all by themselves? Welcome Voltasol, a flowerpot that turns on the axis of its semi-conical base to follow the trajectory of the sun and attract more Read More…

Azuma Makoto’s Frozen Botanical Sculptures

June 26, 2015


For his installation, Iced Flowers, botanical artist Makota Azuma encapsulated flowers within large blocks of ice, as if they were frozen in time. When the ice melted, the preserved flowers in a way bloomed again, a nod to nature’s life Read More…

Spotted at Ambiente: The Rise of Balloon-Inspired Designs

March 14, 2015


Art in the City’s 16 inch balloon dog figurines.

On my recent trip to the Ambiente design fair, I spotted some balloon-inspired designs–furniture and objects which brought back fond memories of those iconic balloon sculptures of my childhood. Looks like Read More…

5 Cool Finds Made From Recycled Gutter Parts and More

November 15, 2013


Editor’s Note: Welcome to our new regular Friday series,Found It! Friday” where we share cool stuff  found here and there.

We’re celebrating  America Recycles Day with five unique creations made from recycled everyday materials, like gutters and glass Read More…

Artists Upcycle Trash Into Treasures For Gardens and Balconies

November 11, 2013


As a lover of sustainable design, gardening, and environmentally friendly practices, I was excited when Nathan Devine reached out to me about Retrash, his community project dedicated to reducing landfill by recycling, repurposing, and upcycling trash into useful and … Read More…

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