Indoor-Outdoor Living: Creating Outdoor Rooms for Gardens, Patios, Backyards

April 24, 2019

Many of my favorite spaces reflect a stylistic blurring of the boundaries between indoors and out–gardens with outdoor rooms designed to replicate indoor spaces and interiors that merge with the exterior.

Outdoor rooms incorporate pieces traditionally considered for indoors: comfy Read More...

Four Practical Ideas for Greening Indoor Spaces

June 7, 2017


Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

In an ideal world, we’d all have a backyard garden full of our favorite plants, maybe even a stunning greenhouse bursting with year-round color and tropical foliage. But many of us lack outdoor space Read More...

Rotating Indoor Hydroponic Garden Perfect For Small Space Living

December 29, 2016

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The OGarden is ready to transform the way we think of indoor gardening—one revolution at a time.

This easily assembled rotating hydroponic gardening system provides an opportunity to independently and conveniently grow one’s own fresh produce without pesticides–even in … Read More...

Indoor & Underground Urban Farms Growing in Size and Number

October 18, 2015

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What claims to be the world’s largest indoor vertical farm will soon begin production in Newark, New Jersey. Once it is fully operating, the 69,000-square-foot AeroFarms headquarters is slated produce up to 2 million Read More...

A Living Staircase as Floating Indoor Garden

June 26, 2015

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Rising 41 feet up and four floors high, designer Paul Cocksedge’s Living Staircase floats within the space like a soaring indoor garden.

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The steel and American white oak spiral staircase forms the internal nucleus of London’s Ampersand building in the … Read More...

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...

How to Create an Indoor-Outdoor Spa Sanctuary

June 12, 2013

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Photo via our Pinterest page.

Imagine what it would be like to have an indoor-outdoor spa sanctuary, a place of peace and harmony, where the interior space flows seamlessly into the outdoors. It’s an indoor spa that has stepped outside … 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 … Read More...

Mini Indoor Allotment Gardens

May 18, 2013

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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.

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To get yourself in the mood for participating in a … Read More...

Indoor Plant Decor: Design Stylebook for Houseplants (& Contest to Win Woolly Pockets Planter!)

May 7, 2013

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Spotted at Adore, New York  City. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

Fashionistas say it: accessorize, accessorize, accessorize. On the horticouture side, the same idea works for your interior design scheme where plants can be the perfect interior design Read More...

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