Here’s proof that a plain and simple planter has the power to brighten up a backyard side table. This container’s copper sheen complements, rather than competes with, the fuchsia zinnias. The unexpected addition of yellow calibrachoas (the “spiller”) and purple verbenas (the“filler”) creates a robust focal point in an outdoor conversation space.
Thai home furniture company Ayodhya's Secret Garden Collection managed to bring nature indoors - without the effort and attention that traditional, live plants require. Each table consists of various types of dried moss beneath a transparent glass tabletop; no watering necessary.
Designer Shaun Kasperbauer, co-founder of Brooklyn-based Souda, refines a traditional tabletop accessory to its architectural essence with this set of four coasters. The slim, ribbed squares of chromate-conversion-coated aluminum are produced through a unique partnership with a manufacturer of industrial heat sinks. Each cork-backed coaster is the result of a common yet complex manufacturing technique reimagined so as to combine the industrial and the domestic.