Hydroponics, Veggies That Cut It, Fowl Play, and More

March 19, 2014

joy-typographic-birdhouseDesigned by Nishant Jethi

And just like that… we’ve collected five blog posts full of fabulous finds, and placed them on to one tidy little post! There’s something here for everyone, even the birds. Enjoy.

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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…

10 Cool DIY Home and Garden Projects You Can Make With a 3D Printer

November 20, 2013

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Pushpin birdhouse design spotted on MakerBot’s Thingiverse.

I’ve been seriously wowed lately by many of the inventive 3D printed objects I have found, like concrete planter bricks, a mini planter system with drip irrigation, and a modular vertical garden perfect 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…

Modern Shelters for Upwardly Mobile Birds

August 1, 2011

Nathan Danials designs modernist bird dwellings that humans will wish were large enough for them.

Available: Modernist Birdhouse with Pool
For “upper middle class modernist birds,” looking to enjoy their leisure time, this clear western red cedar and birch birdhouse has … Read More…

Urban Birds Offered New Nests in London

June 29, 2010

London has built something eco-friendly for the birds–the urban birds of the Bankside neighborhood, famous for the Tate Modern museum.  The architectural firm, 51% studios, has designed for the London Festival of Architecture, incorporating the theme of exchange–of knowledge,

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Winging it on Your Balcony

January 17, 2010

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Calling all city birders. Birdhouse, by French designer Emilie Cazin, links city balconies to their green surroundings, and urban apartment dwellers to the birds outside. Lacking a garden in her LEGO-like apartment building, Emilie Cazin created this Birdhouse in order to … Read More…

Duplex Housing for Winged Urbanites

September 9, 2009

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Birdtreehut from, Maandag meubels, offers a birdhouse in a tree sans tree.  It’s a kind of duplex for the birds, a comfortable home for breading and  feeding in a garden, on a balcony or terrace.  The habitat is made … 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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