Industrial designer (and occasional Inhabitat contributor) Jorge Diego Etienne recently teamed up with Savvy Studio to launch a beautiful set of planters that offer a practical and simple way to bring nature into your home during the summer months. Jorge’s First Object planters mix tradition with modernism by combining a handcrafted clay pot produced in Oaxaca, Mexico with a functional metal stand produced in local industrial workshops in Monterrey.

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Jorge’s First Object planters were made in collaboration with Savvy Studio as part of their Casa Bosques initiative. The team worked with local artisans through the Mexican non-profit Innovando la Tradición, which helps support traditional clay pottery. Take a look at this beautiful video they made about the process. This is just the first in a series of collaborations between the designers – stay tuned for more!

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