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Posted By Gretchen On January 10, 2007 @ 7:33 pm In Design,Green Home decor,Green Interiors | 5 Comments

Ivy, modular coat rack, michael meredith [1]

Here’s a beautiful take on biomimicry and functional wall art: Michael Meredith [2]’s modular coat rack, Ivy [3]. Using Y shaped components and 4 different connectors, Ivy [3] will “grow” all over your walls to create a unique and organically-inspired hanging system.

Its just too bad Ivy [3] isn’t as green as its namesake — perhaps the next edition could be made from eco-friendly corn or soy polymers instead of petrol-based plastics?

Michael Meredith [2] is an architect and designer whose diverse work is featured in this year’s Design Triennial [4] at the Cooper-Hewitt. Ivy [3] is made in 4 colors and available at the Cooper-Hewitt Shop [5].

+Ivy [3]
+Cooper-Hewitt Shop [5]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2007/01/10/ivy-modular-coat-rack/

[2] Michael Meredith: http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/people/faculty/meredith/

[3] Ivy: http://www.ivy.mos-office.net/

[4] Design Triennial: http://ndm.si.edu/exhibitions/triennial/design_life_now.asp

[5] Cooper-Hewitt Shop: http://www.cooperhewittshop.org/

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