Design Journey: 10 Fab Pinterest Indoor and Outdoor Garden Finds

February 3, 2014

green wall italyBy Logica:architettura, found on the Pinterest board of Justin DiPiero Interior Designer, SCAD alumnus

I took a virtual design tour of visual discovery to see what Pinterest indoor and outdoor garden finds offered unique ideas and inspiration. Join me Read More…

Indoor Garden: Plantable Table Inspired By Seeds

October 23, 2013

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I love Norwegian designer Philipp von Hase’s seed shaped “plantable” (plant table, I love the name too) crafted from fine walnut and maple wood with a handmade porcelain bowl.

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Multi-functional planted furniture like this is also a great space saver for … Read More…

How I Overcame My Fear of Bonsai

October 3, 2013

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Photo via Art of Bonsai, by Nacho Marin, Caracas Venezuela

As a gardener, I know what I like and don’t like. Then there’s the middle gray area: the mysterious garden endeavors I might like, but I’d always been too freaked out Read More…

The Creative Mind Behind Opus Hanging Gardens

July 27, 2013

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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.

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“I did not want to be bound by the name, but rather have a creative … Read More…

How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013

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Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.

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ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction manual that teaches any … Read More…

New Stylish and Simple Hydroponic Windowsill Planter

April 10, 2013

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Modern Sprout is a simple new compact, self-sustaining, and stylish hydroponic windowsill planter system launching today on Kickstarter by Sarah Burroughs and Nick Behr, a Chicago couple whose passion for food, cooking, and interest in where their food comes from was the catalyst for Read More…

Ten Cool Plantable Light Fixtures

March 19, 2013

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Alex Tricoire’s Lustre Babylone.

We’ve found some planted light fixtures that not only demonstrate imagination and ingenuity, they save space functioning at once as lighting and planters while also filtering indoor air. The light these fixtures emit provides the needed Read More…

Four Indoor Shade Plants for Sun-Deprived Apartments

March 8, 2013

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Do you love indoor plants, but your apartment is too dark to allow proper growth? Many urban dwellers face this conundrum with some opting for artificial potted plants and flowers. However, well-informed tenants can shop around for low light Read More…

Plant Trellis System as Modular Living Sculpture

March 6, 2013

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Gardening meets architecture and art in Tumbleweed, a modular plant trellis system composed of folded epoxy painted steel and aluminum strips which interact in space as a living work of art, a sculpture that supports the cultivation of indoor plants.

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Architect Jean-Jaques Hubert of Paris-based … Read More…

Symbiosis of Illuminated and Planted Glass Pendants

February 5, 2013

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Blown glass spheres hang haphazardly from the ceiling, tangled like vines, copper tubes looping around satellite white planters that connect them like natural roots.

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Bocci’s No.38 takes lighting to new heights, in a sort of surreal grouping of suspended planters and lighting elements … Read More…

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