Lyfe Geodesic Floating Planter

The zero-gravity system uses custom magnets to twirl plants in the air

A year ago, Stockholm-based American designer (and scientist) Simon Morris launched his levitating Flyte lamp and—literally and figuratively—lifted up the world of lighting design. Now, Morris and the Flyte team are taking the concept even further, as they introduce Lyfe, an eye-catching zero-gravity growing system that lets users grow plants in mid-air. Like the Flyte lightbulbs, Lyfe’s planters rotate in the air, giving all sides …

New Ways to House Air Plants

Four unique vessels worthy of displaying the exotic, alien-like plants

Thriving without soil and growing into alien shapes, the rootless and pretty low-maintenance tillandsia—more commonly referred to as “air plants”—requires a throne worthy of their exotic uniqueness. Tired of standard vase or terrarium options, we searched creative ways to showcase the endearing freaks. There’s something for every personality and home or office decor here. EarthSeaWarrior Ursula Manaf-Pitt pairs the weird with weird: her Brooklyn-based shop …