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IKEA’s New Plant Tables Make Indoor Gardening Easy for Everyone

Posted By Helen Morgan On April 23, 2012 @ 4:39 pm In green furniture,Milan Furniture Fair | No Comments

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IKEA [1] unveiled these brilliant plant table designs at Salone Internazionale del Mobile [2] in Milan, as part of the iconic company’s 2012 PS Furniture Collection [3]. The tables have in-built spots perfect for small indoor plants to thrive. Although the square-shaped tables themselves look pretty much typical of the Swedish brand’s style, with plant leaves and flowers splaying out over the table-top they can be easily made to look a bit more exciting.

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The entire collection contains around 46 products by 19 different designers, and even featured several items made from sustainable fabrics and materials like recyclable pocket springs. There’s not much information available on these smashing designs, but each table features four built-in planters, perfect for small herbs or flowers. The small squares would function well as end tables, as a metal rack below the pots allows for additional storage. As soon as the tables come available for buying in August, customers can go plant-crazy.

+ IKEA [1]

+ Salone Internazionale del Mobile [2]


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[1] IKEA: http://www.ikea.com/

[2] Salone Internazionale del Mobile: http://www.cosmit.it/tool/home.php?s=0,2,67,71,75

[3] 2012 PS Furniture Collection: http://inhabitat.com/ikea-ps-unveils-smart-sustainable-designs-at-ventura-lambrate-during-milan-design-week-2012/

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