Grow For the Glow: Desktop Hydroponic Garden Doubles as Lamp

July 31, 2016

Desktop Hydroponic Garden

All you need to be an urban farmer is a countertop or desktop. Even those living in the smallest of living spaces, city apartments with no patios, terraces, or balconies, can grow fresh micro-greens while at the same time illuminating Read More...

10 Glowing Ways to Add Fire to Your Garden Design

May 8, 2016

10 Glowing Ways to Add Fire to Your Garden Design

Nothing makes a garden feel quite as cozy as a flickering flame–whether on a torch, in a fire pit, or a fireplace. If you’re looking to add a little spark and warmth to your garden design, check out our ten Read More...

This Lamp Grows Plants in Spaces Without Sunlight

March 11, 2016

Plants in Spaces Without Sunlight

As I love double-duty designs for small and light-deprived spaces, Mygdal Plantlight fits the bill functioning as both a light fixture and planter. The lamp is a terrarium-like completely self-sustaining ecosystem where, the designers contend, plants can grow for Read More...

Light-Emitting Lounge Chair Controlled by Smartphone

April 19, 2015

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Imagine: the sun sets and your sleek lounge chair lights up casting a soft glow throughout your outdoor living room.

I’m talking about the Lumiluxe LED Lounger designed by German company BeMOSS, whose tagline is Live. Light. Lounge.Read More...

Design-Centric Indoor Plant Lights For Urban Living

February 12, 2015

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I continue to be enamoured with Italian lighting design brand Bulbo, whose fashionably functional pieces I featured during my last BlogTour to Milan Design Week in April 2014.

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Bulbo will be exhibiting their design-centric LED-powered vegetable garden systems at LOFT,Read More...

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