Vegetable Lover Tattoos

June 29, 2012

You might enjoy growing your own vegetables, or maybe just wearing them.

Design your own wearable salad with this healthy set of eight tasty temporary vegetable tattoos created by Julia Rothman for Tattly™.

Set includes Broccoli, Corn, Tomato, Green Beans, …

Green Roofed Paris Shelter Offers WiFi and City Guides

Who isn’t looking for a small peaceful urban haven at which to chill out, check email, figure out what’s next?

For an urban development project commissioned by the city of Paris, JCDecaux, inventor of the “street furniture” concept of … Read More...

Mini Kitchen Garden Watered By Draining Dishes

June 28, 2012

The multifunctional Fluidity is a dish drying rack that at the same time cultivates a mini kitchen garden right on your countertop. Water recycled from draining dishes in the rack provides irrigation for two built-in mini herb or plant containers.… Read More...

At Once a Bench, Hammock, and Swing

Sit, recline, or even swing in designer Emanuele Magini’s Siesta bench for Campeggi.

With it’s sturdy backrest and care-free hammock-style seat, Siesta offers a few ways of taking it easy on your balcony, terrace, or in the garden. The … Read More...

Pull Up a Planter, Have a Seat

June 27, 2012

Swedish designer, Louise Hederström, brings nature to the city with her multipurpose planter and garden seating inspired by a willow tree.

Willow, which would be suitable indoors or outdoors, has one large opening at the top with containers that … Read More...

How to Turn a Bicycle Wheel Into a Rotating Vertical Garden

June 26, 2012

Take one decommissioned bicycle wheel, insert a felt soil pocket between the wheel spokes, grab some wood and some bits of hardware and you’ve got yourself a rotating vertical garden.

In Rethinking the Wheel, Vanessa Nevers, a graduate student in … Read More...

Futuristic Greenhouse of Miniature Cold Frames

June 22, 2012

At the intersection of architecture, science, and art, The Greenhouse and Cabinet of Future Fossils is a futuristic greenhouse “tunnel” with seating where, in in numerous portable and removable cold frames or mini-greenhouses, edible and ornamental plants are cultivated. The … Read More...

Oil Drum Upcycled Into Outdoor Public Bench

June 21, 2012

For Perches and Pews, a student competition to design public benches for the London Architecture Festival 2012, designer Robert Johnson recycled an old oil drum into a rotating outdoor bench. To keep the seat steady when not in


Chic Greenhouse-to-Go

June 20, 2012

I’ve always had trouble answering the question I’ve been asked numerous times over the years: “If you were stranded on a desert island, what would be the one thing you would want with you?” I’d stammer then say what I … Read More...

Grow, Prep, and Serve at This Hydroponic Kitchen Island

June 19, 2012

Compact urban spaces and the limited light and cold temperatures of New York City winters present challenges to those wishing to grow their own food. Urban dwellers seeking pieces combining style and function for indoor growing have even fewer choices. … Read More...

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