Who doesn’t want a piece of nature in the office? The designers of Nine99 created delicious grass squares to give a natural touch to the office or home by placing them freely or according to feng-shui. The entire project is made of recycled materials and tries to merge the home with the outdoors. “Unlike ordinary flowers, grass is completely natural, a piece of earth, that grows indoors with minimal care.” As you can see, it’s not just about a piece of ordinary grass, but rather about the lovely package. The packages have an air opening to gain longer shelf live for the product.
“To my delight I found serviceberry trees in several places, as well as mulberry bushes and trees, two cherry trees I didn’t know about, and even a plum tree!” The people behind the awesome blog La Casa Urbana were surprised to come across such a lot of fruit trees in public space in their neighbourhood….Read more →
Jurgen Bey, one of the key figures of the Dutch Design movement, has started a new platform called PROOFF to rethink to office. PROOFF, which stands for ‘Progressive Office’, is meant for sharing knowledge and exchanging ideas regarding the improvement of working life and all around it. To realise products, PROOFF works together with national…Read more →
We like to consider the city as an organism but are cities really living? Thanks to new technologies, living architecture and literally sustainable cities may become a reality. Rachel Armstrong collaborates with architects and scientists to explore the use of metabolic materials for the practice of architecture — construction materials that possess some of the properties of living systems, and can be manipulated to ‘grow’ architecture.Read more →
You might know the seed bomb. Yeah, those small clay balls loaded with seeds. After being dropped in public space, rain will melt the clay to expose the seeds, and the bombs will grow. Seed bombs are fun and an easy way of guerrilla gardening. Designer Jin-Wook Hwang from South Korea came up with the…Read more →