Save Space: Hang Up Your Garden

February 6, 2013

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StudioGorm, whose very cool “living” Flow Kitchen we featured back in 2009, has unleashed its creativity again in the design of Peg Garden, a space-saving grouping of cedar elements that, when not being used, can hang out of the way Read More…

Honeycomb Gardening System

January 11, 2013

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I love this modular and stacking HoneyComb Gardening System designed by Audrey Lea Lucardi of Brooklyn-based StudioTJOA.

Perfect for small urban spaces, the entire honeycomb structure collapses flat for shipping or storing. When assembled, it can be connected to an … Read More…

Sun and Snow-Loving Woven Outdoor Furniture

November 16, 2012


Gaga & Design’s woven furniture range includes some bright hues.

Launched in September at Tent London’s Super Design Gallery, the woven COD chair by Israeli designer Rami Tareef for Gaga & Design was one of my favorite pieces there.

Made for … Read More…

London Design Festival: 100% Design on My Mind

October 2, 2012


A remembrance of things past: Magis red Proust Armchair sits indoors or out. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

I hope you’ve been following along as I report on my recent travels to Paris and London in search of cool Read More…

Iconic Eames Lounge Chair Inspires Mal Outdoor Chair

October 1, 2012

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ray Eames, half of the iconic husband and wife design team of Charles and Ray Eames, whose vast collection of works includes the world-renowned Eames lounge chair, below, now in the permanent … Read More…

Plant Yourself a ConcreteTable

March 1, 2012

I’m enamored with concrete these days. The indoor/outdoor Oxygen table from Parisian company, Taporo, has a center well into which you can insert your favorite plants, or any other home accessory.

How would a row of gorgeous Granny Smith apples … Read More…

Ready to Roll Storage Table and Stool With Serving Tray

January 12, 2012

The multifunctional Stoll 50 by Borja & Jordi Veciana for Wildspirit is ready to roll whenever you are, indoors or out. Stoll’s multifupurpose design offers a portable solution that works all in one as a stool, side table. storage unit Read More…

Indoor-Outdoor Quadrant Table

January 1, 2012

The scored, cross axial lines of the Quadrant table from Brooklyn, NY company, Material Process Systems, can be used to orient the axis of your garden while the center basin can be filled with plants, stones, or water to create Read More…

Gardener’s Sofa and Table

September 25, 2011

You know how much I love designs that do double duty, especially since they are great for small spaces. Like Swedish designer Eva Schildt’s Gardener’s Sofa and Table that transform classical outdoor items into lightweight objects that not only … Read More…

Off the Beaten Path to Paris Garden Shop

September 18, 2011


Cool idea: love the geometric pattern of the tiles on planted wall in the shop’s parking area.

When I am in a foreign city, I really  like do as the locals do.  So when I was in Paris last week, Read More…

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