Gallery: Grass For Your Home or Office Desk

 

Is your desk drab or boring? Do you need a little extra feng-shui in your home or your office? Why not try a grass square to brighten up your desk and give it a little something extra. These grass squares were designed at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Israel, by Uri Romano and Assaf Yogev of nine99 Design as a way to combine nature and architecture. By bringing some nature indoors like these moss mats, the designers hoped to provide a grounding piece of nature.

The squares of grass were originally inspired by Frank Loyd Wright’s Fallingwater and how Wright continually strove to connect architecture and nature. All of the packaging for the squares is made completely from recycled materials. Openings on the corners of the package let the grass breathe and help give it a longer shelf life.

You can place these squares anywhere, or if you’re into feng-shui, place it in the right spot to balance your place of work or home. Grass is fairly easy to grow, just needs just a little water and sun. You might even find cutting the grass with scissors provides you a bit of therapy. For apartment dwellers, this may be a perfect way to get your outdoor fix and you don’t even need a lawnmower. Unfortunately, we don’t know if these are really for sale anywhere, but it would make for an easy DIY project.

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3 Comments

  1. mr_longbeo June 13, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    Is that real grass or the plastic one ?

  2. ripple July 22, 2011 at 10:06 am

    To whom it may concern,

    I really love this design. Does it suitable for indoor vertical green wall gardening? May I know how much per square including the delivery charge to Hong Kong?

    Ripple Chim

  3. piso202 September 30, 2010 at 2:43 pm

    hi, from where i can by this ?????????

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