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Amazing Living Furniture Sprouts Whatever You Plant

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On September 30, 2010 @ 5:30 pm In Design,Gardening and Plants,Green Furniture,Green Products,Innovation | No Comments

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Dubbed Mobilier à Jardiner, or “Furniture to Garden”, the pieces are an interesting way to display your plants instead of merely placing them in pots (boring!). Plus, the greenery you plant actually becomes a part of the furniture [2], serving as a backrest, armrest or tabletop. And if you ever grow bored of a particular configuration, you can always switch out the flowers, grass, and trees.

It’s important to point out that although the furniture itself is made of concrete [3], which isn’t the most sustainable material, it is durable and meant to last for a long time, hopefully becoming a fixture that is not easily discarded.

+ 5.5 Designers [4]

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[3] concrete: http://www.inhabitat.com/index.php?s=concrete

[4] + 5.5 Designers: http://www.cinqcinqdesigners.com/

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