Six Eye-Catching Planters

From statement metallic pots to minimalist wares, thoughtfully designed pieces to house your beloved greenery

Once you’ve gotten the knack of keeping finicky houseplants healthy and green, they’ll soon outgrow their current residences, and when they do—consider upgrading to one of these eye-catching planters. From the statement metallics to minimalist designs, there’s something to match the mood of any room—and plant. Check out more unusual planters in our Buy section. Graphyne Planter + Cutout Tray Brooklyn-based design studio Light + …

Porterlight’s Customizable Cargo Bike

Unusually light, compact and durable, the Bringley design makes it easier for urban residents to say goodbye to cars

Young London-based company Porterlight has re-thought the cargo bike from scratch, and their debut model, the Bringley, is one that will have urban residents swapping out their car keys for bike helmets. Founder Lawrence Brand wanted to design a compact cargo bike that could seamlessly be incorporated into his city lifestyle—one that was light, durable, and could fit into small apartments. After testing his prototype …

Fine Dining with Food Scraps at wastED

From juice-pulp burgers to dumpster dive salads, the pop-up at NYC's Blue Hill restaurant is serving delicious food waste

Local, seasonal ingredients weren’t enough for Chef Dan Barber of iconic NYC farm-to-table restaurant Blue Hill. Long invested in the future of food and ethical consumption, Barber has a new experiment called wastED: a pop-up running through 31 March 2015 that transforms his Greenwich Village venue into a unique dining experience where food waste and reuse are the guests of honor. From the candles made …