Brooklyn based artist and landscape designer Paula Hayes’ terrariums are an impressive combination of greenery and sculpture. Her high end work can be found in the lobby of the MoMA and at Marianne Boesky Gallery, inspiring art lovers to appreciate the art of nature.
Philadelphia artist Jose Agatep repurposes bottles, vases and jars of all sizes into unique terrariums. The tiny ecosystems are made from his thrift store and flea market finds, which he then resells at his shop, adorably called The Slug and the Squirrel.
For the tech geeks, the Biome Terrarium lets you control the ecosystem inside with a touch of your iPad or smartphone. You can adjust the lighting, climate conditions and water to suit any kind of plant, and have a mini tropical garden, desert or edible herbs right inside your apartment.
Fort Standard’s TERRA Terrarium is like no other. The glass and wood icosahedron lets you admire your plants from 360 degrees. It even comes with its own stand, making a your plants the focus of your room.
Kristyna Pojerova’s Glasshouses combine an orb like pendant lamp with a terrarium. The bulb lights up your room, while also letting the plants perform life giving photosynthesis. Healthy plants can grow right through the top of the lamp through tiny holes.
Perhaps the coolest terrarium is one that you can wear yourself! Late last year, Ecouterre taught us an easy way to carry a garden with us, with a miniature DIY terrarium necklace.