November 21, 2013
HomeMade Modern’s cool DIY Concrete Planter with spigot.
Concrete is the modern urban gardener’s muse. No surprise that for ages architects and designers alike have been drawn to concrete for its simplicity and range of textures. Indoor-outdoor concrete design options … Read More…
June 1, 2013
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.
ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction manual that teaches any … Read More…
May 18, 2013
Joining a community garden project or tending an allotment is a great way to get your garden fix if you don’t have your own plot of land or outdoor space.
To get yourself in the mood for participating in a … Read More…
March 5, 2013
Living in the middle of a bustling city doesn’t have to mean you can’t create a gorgeous garden space, no matter how tiny your outdoor area may be.
As long as you have a spot with a little … Read More…
November 21, 2012
Pet abodes can take up precious space in small homes. So if you could house your cat (or small dog) and your plants at the same time in a single stylish combination kennel, container garden, and herb garden … Read More…
June 23, 2010
Exploring the therapeutic aspects of gardening, students at Academy of Art San Francisco, under the tutelage of Michael Osborne, designed Bloom, a concept that utilizes plantable paper with a “prescriptive” text to communicate the product’s medical application.
Using … Read More…
May 22, 2010
It’s hard as a rock, durable, frost, salt, fire, and UV resistant yet transparent enough for virtually all light, shadows and even colors to transmit through it.
Transparent concrete, made by Luccon, consists of a top layer of concrete … Read More…
January 7, 2010
A bit like the Legos or TinkerToys of our childhood, Barcelona designer, Dani Miras, has created a modular garden chaise/table/chair thingamajig that offers infinite possibilities for configuring to fit your particular urban garden space.
Try it as a chaise … Read More…
December 26, 2009
September 15, 2009
The world’s biggest collection of non-nettly-looking nettles – or Urticaccae, for those in the know–as well native plants and flowers, are sprouting vertically up the exterior walls of The Athenaeum Hotel in London. The city’s humid microclimate is the perfect spot … Read More…