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...

Herb Planter and Cutting Board Duo

June 19, 2015


Wake up and smell the rosemary. Grow Pot is a utilitarian union between a traditional clay pot for growing herbs and a cutting board: just snip and serve.


Designer Hallgeir Homstvedt’s herb planter for Danish brand Menu is attached to


A Grown-Up Smart Countertop Herb Garden

June 3, 2015


tugger-instagram-smalliepillar-click-and-grow Tugger likes lemon balm. See more of this pooch via smalliepillar on Instagram.

Tugger the adorable pooch, above, is totally into the lemon balm growing in his owner’s kitchen. Want to grow your own herbs on your countertop with something Read More...

Wanted Design NYC Launch Pad Unveils Cool Fire Pit

May 23, 2015


Brian Keyes: Brændt Firepit
At the recent Wanted Design New York, designer Brian Keyes unveiled his prototype for the Brændt Firepit, a low profile fire pit which he says is meant to  be “a domestic centerpiece for socializing, roasting marshmallows, … Read More...

Plant Furniture and What Lies Beneath the Surface

May 9, 2015


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.


Frédéric Malphettes, designer …

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