Carving Out a Comfortable Spot in the Garden

January 20, 2011

Call it furniture, or perhaps a piece of sustainable garden sculpture.  Jake Phipps carves solid cedar tree trunks into sensual curved twin loveseats that are at home indoors or out.

Sort of like the old-fashioned courting or kissing bench, … Read More…

Eco-Friendly Bamboo Bench Also Grows Plants

December 7, 2010

Sit and plant or plant and sit. This multi-purpose and eco-friendly Bamboo Bench, by Oakland, California Designer, Zachary Warwas of Plush Cabinets, is made from 1/2  sheet of bamboo. Below the two potted plants, there is a shelf to support Read More…

Let’s Call a Spade a Bench

July 9, 2009

spade_bench1

I love the whimsical Batsenmeubel, or Spade Bench, created by Dutch designer Nic Roex.  It’s an entertaining sculptural composite of bright green metal garden spades and bicycle wheels. The bench sports eight seats on eight partial bike wheels: your entire garden … Read More…

Indoor/Outdoor Multi-Use Serving, Screening, and Seating Designs

June 20, 2009

I love these fresh and colorful designs by Australian designer Surya Graf. “His design has a major influence from new technologies,” according to his website, “combined with an innovative and experimental use of existing materials and processes. While always … Read More…

The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

Visit Robin Horton @UrbanGardens's profile on Pinterest.