Jill Fehrenbacher

GROW YOUR OWN CHAISE LOUNGE - Emily Pilloton's Grow Chaise

by , 09/07/06
filed under: Botanical, green furniture

Emily Pilloton, Grow Chaise Lounge, Chia-pet furniture, chia-furniture, grow your own chaise, sustainable design, botanical design, green design

Its grass lounger day at Inhabitat! Before summer completely fades from our memories, we thought we’d reminisce over some green grassy outdoor furniture to catch the fading rays of summer. Emily Pilloton, who designed the insanely creative Human Nest, also has a prototype grass chaise lounge called the Grow Chaise. With a stainless steel frame and sod cushion making up this chia-pet furniture, the grass part of the chaise yours to grow and maintain. Care for your furniture, and it will care for you!

As you can see from the renderings the Grow Chaise is currently a concept and Emily’s looking for a fabricator/manufacturer for this fabulous design. Someone should really take her up on it — this is a million dollar idea. Who wouldn’t want a grow-your-own chaise lounge?

+Grow Chaise from Emily Pilloton

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5 Comments

  1. nancy June 7, 2007 at 11:02 pm
  2. gemma September 26, 2006 at 8:23 pm

    Kia Ora… i am just wondering if anybody has ever covered an existing couch with say spagnom moss and a layer of mesh or netting or some such and used spray on lawn to germaniate….??

    i want to do this and need some more tips?
    please

  3. William September 13, 2006 at 1:59 am

    Cool concept I would say and even more just imagine the furniture buzz you can create with the idea to grow your won furniture http://www.totallyfurniture.com. Any way for now I shop at Totally Furniture they have beds chairs bombe chest kitchen cart and much more plus their customer service is great.

    Thank you for the great inspiration

  4. Sheldon September 8, 2006 at 1:02 pm

    I like the idea of growing a lounger (or at least a chair) but I’m surprised that everyone is still thinking “grass”. Why not try a camomile lawn instead, or even thyme?

  5. LIz September 7, 2006 at 10:23 pm

    You know? You guys at Inhabitat are just amazing! I love the things you find.
    The world is a better place because you are in it!
    thanks!

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