Whimsical Outdoor Pieces For Plants and Birds

November 10, 2011

Puzzel, modular interlocking planters.

Sculptors Ingrid Michel and Frederic Pain started out creating oversized outdoor animal sculptures then migrated their talents to the design of funky outdoor furniture and accessories. Their studio, Binôme-Jardin, weaves the feel of raw natural … Read More...

Birds of a Feather Feed Together

October 24, 2011

A feast for our fine feathered friend’s eyes and ours, Dish of Desire, designed by Frederik Roijé, is a series of bird feeders inspired by the designer’s love of beautiful tableware and delicious food.

Feeling that birds could …

Modern Avian Architecture

September 27, 2011

Inspired by legendary architect Mies van der Rohe’s famous Barcelona Pavilion from 1929, designer Monique Engelund has reinterpreted the building as a modern gathering space for birds and a sculptural focal point for the garden. The Bird Pavilion honors van … Read More...

Bungee Jumping for the Birds

February 28, 2011

Hey, why shouldn’t the birds have some fun if and when we finally do see spring? This guy will bungee dive from just about anywhere–a tree, your garden shed, balcony rail, or apartment window. Made from quality bird food, … Read More...

Vertical Gardens for Birds

February 15, 2011

Send out a signal to urban birds so they’ll flock to your balcony for a place to feed within the backdrop of a vertical garden. The Plantenna from Berlin-based company, Rephorm, is a combo bird feeder and plant trellis … Read More...

Spoon Feeding the Birds in Your Garden

September 28, 2009


I love Swiss designer Dino Salvatico’s novel minimalist bird feeder, Spuntino, for its simplicity and wit. Constructed of two pieces of steel sheeting, a single piece of plastic, and a spoon. Available from the designer.


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