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Moss Ring

June 13, 2011

Christopher Jobson

If you don’t have a green thumb, you can get one step closer with this custom moss ring by Warsaw-based Sylwia Calus Design. The rings are made from resin with actual moss embedded inside. (via svpply)

 

 



Design

Toy Planters

February 28, 2011

Christopher Jobson

And while you’re digging up your old comic books to start your next herb garden, check out these plastic toy dinosaur and animal planters by Plaid Pigeon. Awesome. With this morning’s thick layer of ice and my subsequent sidewalk face-plant, can you tell I’m itching for spring?

 

 



Art

Comic Book Farming

February 28, 2011

Christopher Jobson

I could be a bit late on this, but I really love the idea of these Manga Farms by Koshi Kawachi. (via bb)

 

 



Design

Assembly New York Geometric Terrariums

December 20, 2010

Christopher Jobson

One of a kind hand-welded metal and glass terrariums for succulents available via Assembly. (via svpply)

 

 



Art Design

James Modern Terrariums

December 7, 2010

Christopher Jobson

James Modern designs one-of-a-kind miniature landscapes. His process begins by working with a glass blowing artist to create unique biomporphic terrariums and then proceeds to plant and substrate selection followed by several months of nurturing the delicate environment. Finally, the terrarium is delivered to the client with detailed instructions on how to care for the miniature world within. James has written a rather detailed how-to over on Design Milk today if you’re interested. I find the patience, investment in time, and meticulous attention to detail in projects like this totally thrilling. From his site:

I hope to provide the truest representation of nature using the Taoist principles of proportion and scale… taking into consideration the shape, texture and size of plants against the earth and the sky… staying true to elements that one would find in nature. These miniature landscapes are enhanced within complementary containers. More like miniature landscape design, I hope you enjoy these self-contained environments. Each represents a place you have seen or somewhere you have yet to visit… the floor of a forest in the northwest, a Zen garden in Japan, a South American tropical forest, or a wetland bog.

You can also learn more about his process, and see more of his work on his blog.

 

 



Design

PostCarden Mailable Gardens

November 22, 2010

Christopher Jobson

The PostCarden by Another Studio is a mini garden you send through the mail. The version pictured above is their recently-available Christmas card, however they have a bunch of other fun designs available via their web site (ships from the UK).

 

 



Design

Live Lamp: Tillandsia Air Plant Globe

November 15, 2010

Christopher Jobson

A unique collaboration between lights and succulents by LA designer Kara Bartelt. Available now on Etsy.

 

 

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