Is it a coincidence that I have developed a desperate need for a low, shallow planter soon after purchasing a new coffee table? Don't answer that; just take a look:
Photographs by Caitlin Atkinson.
Above: The rounded Canoe Pot from LA-based Bauer Pottery is 24.5 inches long and a mere six inches deep; the dimensions are excellent for a tabletop planter because they will enable you to cram in a maximum number of low shallow-rooted succulents. It's $125 from Bauer Pottery. Photograph by Flora Grubb via Flickr.
Above: A shallow planter is ideal for small succulents; the faster the soil dries out, the happier they are. Photograph by Flora Grubb via Flickr.
Above: The Canoe Pot is available in 15 colors, including Bauer Orange (R), for which there is a surcharge of $8.75. Photograph by Bauer Pottery via Flickr.