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Design furniture is growing green

Design furniture is growing green

You dream of nature and greenery but yet you have neither a terrace nor a garden? No longer content with a potted plant? Well, rest assured: to remedy this expectation, some designers have developed furniture that incorporates plants. Fertile ideas to reinvent your interior space… But where does this trend come from? Without a doubt, Patrick Blanc , botanist and researcher at CNRS largely participated in this craze for plants by inventing in the 90s the plant wall which allows to cultivate without soil on a vertical surface. We owe him the superb green facade of the Quai Branly museum in Paris. In turn, designers like Marie Garnier have a green thumb. The French designer has produced a series of pieces to be planted for the Concrete and Objects collection (betonetobjets.com). By its double function, its Fuite plantable bench reinterprets the codes of the traditional plant pot. For his part, Patrick Nadeau, architect and designer offers with the publisher Vertilignes (www.vertilignes.com) unprecedented cultivation techniques: the potting soil carpet for an Horizon 360 inclined planter. Vegetable also with a trellis composed of a set of three planters created by the Bouroullec brothers, French designers, for Teracrea. They are suspended by means of nylon straps, alternated by transverse flat steel bars… Always vegetable, which grows, in the living room, on the Babylon console (www.editioncompagnie.fr), a real space to cultivate . The dream of bringing nature together becomes a reality in the city dweller's habitat.