Spotted at Ambiente: The Rise of Balloon-Inspired Designs

March 14, 2015



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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…

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…

Six Garden-Themed Greeting Cards That Grow Vegetables When Planted

July 30, 2013



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How do you feel about greeting cards that grow vegetables? Kansas designer and founder of Ruff House Art, Jill Morrison, offers growing a line of six charming garden-themed letterpress greeting cards–all printed on a hundred year-old printing press using plantable Read More…

Turning it On Upside Down: Flask Vase and Light

March 16, 2013



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Dutch designer David Derksen’s investigation into the beauty, form, and manufacturing techniques found in scientific glassware has resulted in a collection of vases and lights that reflect light and serve as beautiful yet utilitarian containers for flowers and plants.



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The … Read More…

Urban Gardens Curates New Social Personal Shopping Magazine for iPad and Web

November 13, 2012







So you’re looking for a vertical garden for your apartment, or a great gift for a gardener. Who do you turn to? The people you trust. You might ask a personal friend…look to a blogger whose opinions you trust!…find something … Read More…

The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

Visit Robin Horton @UrbanGardens's profile on Pinterest.