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.
Working from places other than the good ol’ office building has taken a big leap over the last decades. New York-based designer Victor Vetterlein came up with these conceptual backyard office units that allow people to work from home.Read more →
The urban agriculture scene has become so big you could easily identify different sub-cultures and practices — from little community gardens to urban agriculture supply stores and large-scale urban farms, and from balcony composting to urban beekeeping and mushroom farms. So, what’s next? Insect hotels!Read more →
Ain’t this a great piece of furniture? Designed by Zürich-based Micasa Lab, the ‘Cocoon 1′ aims to meet the human need for shelter, for survival against nature, for solitude among people or against people or for defining the different functions in our lives. It’s not an ordinary furniture piece — the interesting thing is that the transparent bubble creates a new space.Read more →
All around the world the creative workforce looks for new ways to enjoy flexibility while working. Last month we wrote the article ‘How The Facebook Generation Starts A Design Office’, which deals with new forms of collaboration in the cloud. Here we like to shed a light on another interesting new form of social collaboration…Read more →