Six Unexpected Planters

Flower pots and more that surprise through their designs, colors and materials

A sprig of growth can perk up any corner of any room. There’s a natural artistry, dictated by environment, to the wonders of growing your own plants. And considering the abundance of planters out on the market, its bed can be just as stunning as the plant itself. After scoping out the market, these six selections stood out from the crowd. From wearing a plant …

Wacamole Ceramic

Personality-filled tabletop and hanging planters to surprise and delight

Spanish company Wacamole Ceramic was founded in 2013 as a joint venture between friends Luis Llamas and Lydia de la Piñera—a sculptor and designer, respectively. The duo creates handmade ceramic tabletop and hanging planters that are sweet, playful and entirely delightful. On the inception of the brand, the pair tells CH, “We were always inspired by the world of ceramics. Development with this material started …

Pothra by Nooka

Matthew Waldman's eco-friendly planter made from used coffee grounds

While recycling has become second nature to many people, it’s easy to forget that we still throw away tons of useful materials every single day. Designer Matthew Waldman of Nooka took a short break from creating cutting-edge timepieces to do his part by saving up his daily coffee grounds for a year, with the plan of finding them a new life. “Living in New York …