If you are anything like me, you probably just recently got your mom some flowers for Mothers Day. Moms loves receiving flowers (who doesn’t) but if you stop and think about it, fresh cut flowers are really quite a wasteful gift. They cost a lot, they can take up to a year to grow, and once they are cut they wither within a week. And plastic flowers are just tacky. Usually. At the ITP show tonight I stumbled across this interactive plastic flower – and I was quite taken with it. So much so that I wanted to take it home with me. Unfortunately the flower had a bunch of wires coming out of the bottom, which were plugged into the wall, so I didn”t get very far.

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  1. Karl May 17, 2005 at 11:34 am

    Thanks Jill, will see how it goes.

  2. Jill May 13, 2005 at 4:55 pm

    Hi Karl – this is a student project, so I believe it is just a prototype right now. However, you can contact the designers directly (see the links to ITP above) and see if they are planning to put them into production. You may even be able to get a one-off!

  3. Karl von Muller May 13, 2005 at 9:20 am

    Very nice…available for purchase?

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