Inspired by the Dancing Devils Festival held annually during the Corpus Christi feast on Venezuela’s coast, this small, black ceramic planter more than it seems. Handmade during the brand’s Caraquena de Chuao workshop in Caracas, each one will differ slightly and carries plenty of cultural and historical significance.
Across 300+ pages, garden designer Sophie Walker explores the magic of the Japanese Garden—from 800 years of history to the various aesthetics and philosophies incorporated. Undeniably, the Japanese garden is an art form of its own, and a living one. This book features 100 examples—with accompanying essays and notes by artists, architects and more.
Just over two feet tall, this planter is a sophisticated, mid-century-inspired piece. The basin fits two potted plants, and comes complete with drip-trays. Handcrafted in Melbourne, Australia from 100% Blackwood, each piece is made-to-order, so tones of timber will vary depending on the wood’s age.
In 1964 Marimekko launched trademark Unikko print, after the company’s founder declared they would never produce a floral print. Designer Maija Isola rebelled and the now-familiar poppy print was born. This duvet cover—in beige, ecru and blue—is muted but still bold. Matching pillow cases are also available.
Rikumo’s Field Good Trowel is ergonomic, lightweight and sturdy—thanks to its clever design and tough polyurethane-coated steel. Also available in white, black or gold, each piece is crafted in Niigata (in Japan’s Chūbu region), which is known for its metalworking history.
With a botanical graphic of the Echinocereus (a species of flowering cacti), this long-sleeved T-shirt from Bodega Rose is made of pure cotton. Available in small to XL, its boxy shape is perfect for all genders and plant lovers.
Unlike any pot you likely own, this Lyfe planter from Flyte levitates. With a base made from oak, ash and walnut, the 12-sided planter hovers above—with no strings, devices or stands connecting the two. Magic, art, science and nature collide in this clever creation.
Emma Sibley’s Little Book of House Plants and Other Greenery is quite literally a little book packed with inspiration for plant-enthusiasts—especially those attempting to create a garden in a small space. With a breakdown of 60 popular plants, Sibley explains how to care for them and and includes notes on what to expect—height, growth, flowering, and more.
Kim Sielbeck’s wild jungle illustration has been carefully hand-embroidered onto this 18 by 18 inch pillow by Brooklyn’s Aelfie. As it’s bold and bright, it will clash beautifully with most colors and patterns in your home. Plus, an eco-friendly insert is included.
Printed in an edition of 40, this silkscreen by Northern California-based Tucker Nichols is an affordable way to access the artist’s thoughtful work. The whimsical piece focuses on one of Nichols’ frequent themes: plants. Printed with archival ink on heavy paper, it measures 11 by 17 inches.
Toby Musgrave’s Green Escapes is a 384-page guide to the world’s most secluded, tucked-away or “secret” gardens. Ranging from rooftop terraces to tiny parks, community gardens and more, the comprehensive list covers a vast number of open-to-the-public locations. It’s a thoughtful guide for those who want to visit gardens while traveling, or others simply exploring their own city.
An ideal size for a few stems, each speckled vase by O-M Ceramic is unique—made by hand and meticulously so. With just enough color, the playful design also feels a little DIY. Thanks to a gloss glaze and underglaze, it’s safe to fill up with water.
Shaped like the cheerful Monstera leaf, these slightly translucent Jennifer Loiselle earrings make a bold statement. Much like the plants themselves, these earrings are also oversized and playful. With gold-plated brass hardware (including the posts), they’re nickel-free.
With a section dedicated to Ren Hang, “Strange Plants III” also features work by 50+ other artists. Published by independent house Zioxla, this 164-page book (like those before it) celebrates plants in art—in weird and wonderful ways. From oil paintings of the foul-smelling corpse flower to a poodle sculpture made from vines, the work within is made for anybody who understands nature is, itself, an artwork.
Super-clever and kind to the planet, these pencils from Sprout is tipped with a seed capsule (be it thyme, basil or flax) for planting once its used down to the end. Sustainable, biodegradable and non-toxic, these wooden pencils come in a set of eight and are perfect for creative kids and adults alike.
With 160 pages of photography by Shuji Yoshida and Joshua White, “Grafted” was printed in an edition of 1250 copies. The book is the upshot of two exhibitions by LA-based ceramicist Adam Silverman and award-winning Japanese plant sculptor Kohei Oda, for which the two created over 100 pieces—combining the former’s textured pots and the latter’s grafted cacti. Separately the artists’ works are beautiful, but it’s their collaboration (as Glenn Adamson say in his introduction) that proves art has no boundaries.