How would you like to sit under a garden? One Turkish firm has created just this. Here’s a look at the innovative garden, as well as other pieces of inspiration from this week.
Above: Instanbul-based SO? Architecture has created an interactive garden situated in the city’s bustling Ortaköy Square. Named the Sky Garden, the installation consists of suspended potted plants under which visitors can sit and draw the vessels downwards for a closer look. Photo courtesy of SO? Architecture.
Above: Vancouver readers: Floral designer extraordinaire Amy Merrick will be hosting a new floral workshop and communal dinner in collaboration with Janaki Larsen and Le Marché St George on Saturday August 27th in Vancouver from 3pm-7pm. Details and tickets found here.
- An ode to British lavender.
- Over on Remodelista: The Magical Realism of Klaus Haapaniemi in Shoreditch.
Above: London readers: Artists Mike Pollard and Rika Yamasaki, the duo behind MR Studio London, are showcasing some of their pressed flowers and foliage works at Botany in Hackney. Photo courtesy of MR Studio London.
- A plant-based plan for hiding an outdoor eyesore.
- Mesmerizing gardens from a profound landscape designer.
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Above: Mixing whimsy, creativity and, of course, plants, Geo-Fleur posts a thoughtful mix to its feed that would delight any plant enthusiast (@geo-fleur).
For more Gardenista visit: Hardscaping 101: Seashell Paths and Driveways.