plant http://design.org/tags/plant en A Growing Green T for the New York Times http://design.org/blog/growing-green-t-new-york-times <p>The <a href="http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/26/fall-forward/" target="New York Times">New York Times</a> commissioned this growing logo design for their fall 2011 travel issue. Los Angeles-based garden designer <a href="http://www.elysianlandscapes.com/" target="Judy Kameon">Judy Kameon</a> designed and planted the iconic T, keeping in mind shape, texture and a selected color palette.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="738" title="Design, nyt, plantlogo" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/29/nyt_plantlogo_01.jpg?1327898419" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="932" title="Design, nyt, plantlogo" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/29/nyt_plantlogo_04.jpg?1327898460" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="678" title="Design, nyt, plantlogo" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/29/nyt_plantlogo_05.jpg?1327898470" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="934" title="Design, nyt, plantlogo" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/29/nyt_plantlogo_03.jpg?1327898564" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="539" title="Design, nyt, plantlogo" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/29/nyt_plantlogo_02.jpg?1327898564" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/growing-green-t-new-york-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/growing-green-t-new-york-times#comments design graphic logo losangeles outdoor plant Mon, 30 Jan 2012 04:43:56 +0000 jessicapatterson 4057 at http://design.org Blackfield: Illustration Meets Installation with 12,000 Steel Plant Specimens http://design.org/blog/blackfield-illustration-meets-installation-12000-steel-plant-specimens <p>Blackfield, an installation by London-based artist <a href="http://www.zadokbendavid.com/" target="Zadok Ben David">Zadok Ben David</a>, brings together 2-dimensional <a href="http://design.org/illustration" target="illustration">illustration</a> and a 3-dimensional display and experience. Each one of these 12,000 cut and painted stainless steel botanical specimens were "planted" in a layer of sand on the gallery floor. The designs were modeled after old textbook illustrations with one side painted a solid black and the reverse in bright hues.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, zadokbendavid, blackfield" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/zadokbendavid_blackfield_01.jpg?1325828575" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="554" title="Design, zadokbendavid, blackfield" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/zadokbendavid_blackfield_02.jpg?1325828626" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, zadokbendavid, blackfield" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/zadokbendavid_blackfield_04.jpg?1325828627" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, zadokbendavid, blackfield" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/zadokbendavid_blackfield_03.jpg?1325828627" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, zadokbendavid, blackfield" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/zadokbendavid_blackfield_09.jpg?1325828627" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, zadokbendavid, blackfield" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/zadokbendavid_blackfield_05.jpg?1325828627" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, zadokbendavid, blackfield" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/zadokbendavid_blackfield_06.jpg?1325828627" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, zadokbendavid, blackfield" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/zadokbendavid_blackfield_07.jpg?1325828664" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, zadokbendavid, blackfield" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/05/zadokbendavid_blackfield_10.jpg?1325828664" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/blackfield-illustration-meets-installation-12000-steel-plant-specimens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/blackfield-illustration-meets-installation-12000-steel-plant-specimens#comments art design illustration Installation Design london plant Fri, 06 Jan 2012 05:41:23 +0000 jessicapatterson 4000 at http://design.org Urbio: A Modular and Magnetic Urban Garden http://design.org/blog/urbio-modular-and-magnetic-urban-garden <p><a href="http://www.volarestudio.com/" target="Urbio">Urbio</a> is a new planter and storage solution for people tight on space. The modular planters allow city dwellers to bring some green into their cramped apartments without taking up too much space. The modern containers have magnetic backing that allow for easy mounting on special wall panels, or they can stick to each other to form sculptural centerpieces.</p> <p><iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/22978821?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" width="620" height="349" frameborder="0"></iframe></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="469" title="Design, urbio, planter" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/29/urbio_04.jpg?1314638374" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/urbio-modular-and-magnetic-urban-garden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/urbio-modular-and-magnetic-urban-garden#comments decor design home accessories industrial plant sustainability Sat, 27 Aug 2011 02:12:20 +0000 jessicapatterson 3274 at http://design.org Modern Ceramic Heads: Planter and Vase Collection http://design.org/blog/modern-ceramic-heads-planter-and-vase-collection <p>I stumbled upon these Wig vases by <a href="http://www.taniadacruz.com/" target="Tania Da Cruz">Tania Da Cruz</a>, and wondered if other designers had created similar objects. The Wig vases stand on their own in terms of style and form, but I did discover a variety of other equally cool head and bust vase designs out there. Here's the little collection for those of you who enjoy some fun and funky modern home accessories.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="413" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/04/head_vases_9.jpg?1309806814" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/modern-ceramic-heads-planter-and-vase-collection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/modern-ceramic-heads-planter-and-vase-collection#comments design home home accessories industrial plant Mon, 04 Jul 2011 19:14:37 +0000 jessicapatterson 2982 at http://design.org Colorful Dinosaur and Animal Succulent Planters http://design.org/blog/colorful-dinosaur-and-animal-succulent-planters <p>Even though these planters from <a href="http://www.etsy.com/shop/PlaidPigeon" target="The Plaid Pigeon">The Plaid Pigeon</a> are already sold out, I had to share them. They're a little goofy/crafty, but they're a lot clever and fun. One of these dinos would look cute perched just about anywhere, and I'm sure it would be a point of conversation for guests.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/03/11/plaidpigeon_1.jpg" alt="Design, plant, plaidpigeon" title="Design, plant, plaidpigeon" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="496" title="Design, plant, plaidpigeon" alt="Design, plant, plaidpigeon" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/03/11/plaidpigeon_1.jpg?1299899006" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/colorful-dinosaur-and-animal-succulent-planters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/colorful-dinosaur-and-animal-succulent-planters#comments animal design home accessories industrial plant Sat, 12 Mar 2011 03:09:15 +0000 jessicapatterson 2708 at http://design.org