Lea Stewart

Shift Design's Versatile Flat Pack Outdoor Products Modernize Your Garden

by , 08/22/11

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Philadelphia-based Shift_Design has created a family of eco-friendly outdoor products that will have modern design lovers drooling. Their collection of urban garden planters, rain collectors, living walls, and other accessories were carefully designed from flat pack stainless steel parts to minimize shipping impact, and to lower the carbon footprint even further, Shift_Design is partnering with manufactures across the US, so each cell will not need to transport goods more than 120 miles. After many years of enjoying Shift_Design products in your garden, they can be 100% recycled — now that’s a lifecycle story we love to hear!

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Some of the most notable products in Shift’s collection are their rain collectors. A total departure from those hideous blue barrels, their 58 gallon and 12 gallon collectors will become the showpiece of your yard. Each can be hooked up to a hose, and the smaller version can hang from a wall, making it very versatile for small urban spaces. The 58-gallon tank has a removable lid, which can flip position when the weather is cold, diverting water directly to the sewer, and avoiding internal freezing.

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  1. caeman August 23, 2011 at 9:46 am

    I like that camp fire/cooler box idea.

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