Spotted at Ambiente: The Rise of Balloon-Inspired Designs

March 14, 2015

artinthecity-balloon-dog-candy 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


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.

henderson_pots_ambiente American designer Scott Henderson’s Bud Vase for

Six Garden-Themed Greeting Cards That Grow Vegetables When Planted

July 30, 2013


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


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.


The …

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...

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