5 Totally Awesome Styish Modern Birdhouses

February 13, 2014

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Nothing says a fine feathered nest can’t be a stylish one–even if the birds don’t notice, we do. I’ve found five whitty modern birdhouses that will make any avian friend feel at home in style.

1. Birdhouse S.P.H.E.R.E. (Screech Owl Read More…

Birdhouse Roof Tiles

January 6, 2013

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The shrinking bird population in urban settings led Netherlands-based product designer Klaas Kuiken to design an archetype Birdhouse Rooftile that replaces a standard ceramic roof tile.

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The rooftop nesting place, composed of a specially designed removable basket with access below, is placed directly under the roof … Read More…

Outdoor-Indoor Designs for Birds, Plants, and People

June 5, 2012

Funny how some people find their passions. After tripping over an overgrown creeper’s tendril in 2008 and fracturing his hip, Johannesburg, South Africa-based designer, Joe Paine, was inspired to design products for plants.


Kreep Planter System by Joe Paine.Read More…

Flock Houses for Fine Feathered Friends

February 17, 2011

Birds will break and enter here for a bit of seed. Dennis Nino Clasen invokes a sense of humor in his bird house designs. The BirdAlarm, which the designer calls, “the latest product in green home security,” is a birdhouse … Read More…

Artistic Nesting for Urban Garden Birds

May 9, 2010


Cubist Bird House

If I were small enough, I’d move into one of these really cool houses St.Louis artist Joe Papendick builds for birds and other living things. All crafted by hand from a variety of metals, the artist works … Read More…

Is Your Urban Garden For the Birds?

June 13, 2009

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Share your urban garden sanctuary with your fine feathered friends: create an oasis that’s for the birds. The organic bird table by Eva Solo is a 5-liter glass container with a synthetic base that floats above the ground. The table also … Read More…

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