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Amazing Living Furniture Sprouts Whatever You Plant

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On September 30, 2010 @ 5:30 pm In Gardening,green furniture,Green Products | No Comments

Mobilier à jardiner, cinq cinq, 5.5 designers, living furniture, green furniture, eco furniture, green design, plant furniture, sustainable furniture, grass furniture [5]

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 [6], 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 [7], 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 [3]


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[3] 5.5 Designers: http://www.cinqcinqdesigners.com/

[4] living furniture: http://inhabitat.com/2010/07/26/gigantic-lawn-lounges-sprout-throughout-england/

[5] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2010/09/Mobilier-a-jardiner-5.jpg

[6] furniture: http://inhabitat.com/furniture/

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

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