Tango E5 Autonomous Mower

The robotic lawn mower from John Deere

Mowing the lawn ranks among the most onerous of weekend tasks. Seeking to provide respite to landscapers everywhere, industry giant John Deere has introduced an autonomous lawn mower called the Tango E5—a sleek and quiet machine designed for large private yards. Criss-crossing its territory in what looks like a random pattern, the Tango E5 produces an even and healthy lawn. Underground wires, installed with the …

Sydney Garden Gnome House

This isn't an outdoor art installation, but it is still somewhat curated. Or maybe hoarded is a better description. Somewhere in the inner western suburb of Sydney's Summer Hill, a brightly-colored collection of garden gnomes sits on display. The owner of the home is yet to be seen, but there are hundreds of gnomes, side by side, all with equally dopey expressions on their faces …

Landscape Plates

Landscape Plates are a concept from an eclectic mix of Argentinians in Buenos Aires. Martín Brizuela, Roy García, Magdalena Glade and Federico Paterson bring together backgrounds in design, advertising and media to create a dozen unique square plates that create a topographical landscape when assembled. While these forms may not be the most practical for eating off of, the idea of assembling the pieces to …