April 10, 2015
April 6, 2015
When judges of the House 2020 Competition challenged Ontario, Canada architecture, engineering and environmental science students to come up with an innovative idea for the house of the future, they asked the question: what does ”smart” mean now?
Competition winner, Peter Kitchen, Master of … Read More…
March 14, 2014
When San Francisco designer/entrepreneur Michael Good’s house plants began taking over most of his apartment’s available counter space, he realized that necessity (and Good design) would be the mother of his invention.
During an unsuccessful search for a hanging planter … Read More…
October 3, 2013
July 27, 2013
The word “Opus” refers to creation or works of art, an encompassing, open-to-interpretation definition that suited what Marissa Pretorius hoped to do with her life.
“I did not want to be bound by the name, but rather have a creative … Read More…
May 18, 2013
April 11, 2013
Conceived as part wine rack and part hydroponics, a hydroponic bottle wall garden will spout from April 7-24 in the lower bar of a local Cornell University campus area venue, Stella’s Bar and Restaurant.
Architecture students Peter Gudonis and Carly Dean, recipients … Read More…
April 8, 2013
We love multi-functional objects that transform themselves for different functions–they are perfect for small spaces and urban gardens.
Like the new Rebirth Pod, a biodegradable flower vase which becomes a planter when turned upside down. You might start indoors using … Read More…
March 15, 2013
Winter’s chill may still be here, but with designer Tina Leung’s Flood Vase, one can literally bring the outdoors inside–in fact, a whole indoor planted mini metropolis.
Flood is the first in a series of architecturally influenced stone-effect resin vases … Read More…
March 8, 2013