From wildcrafting to winemaking, here’s a look at what’s been inspiring us this week.
Above: We’re enamored with the beautiful story behind Ruby Barber’s Berlin-based floral design business, Mary Lennox. Inspired by The Secret Garden, Barber is one of the city’s leading florists. Photograph by Daniel Müller courtesy of Freunde von Freunden.
Above: Amsterdam-based design studio We Smell The Rain creates modern, eclectic ways to bring nature indoors. We’ve recently been admiring the collective’s suspended handmade Kokedama moss balls made of hearty plants. The Tocan, a best seller, is a palm suspended by a white chord from a copper pipe, making it equal parts greenery and art piece. Photograph by Marcus Koppen courtesy of We Smell The Rain.
- This Singapore house “reigns supreme” in its lush, leafy surroundings.
- Celebrate the harvest: 28 fall centerpieces to consider.
Above: We’ve been poring over every page of Pascal Baudar’s The New Wildcrafted Cuisine, which Gardenista contributer Marie describes as “armchair travel, a thrill ride, and kitchen survivalism combined.” We’ve partnered with Chelsea Green Publishing to give away a copy to one lucky reader. Enter here.
- Herbs 101: the 10 essentials to know.
- The newest “it” region for winemaking.
- In Remodelista news: A Brooklyn Brownstone Goes Gothic.
Our Latest Instagram Obsession
Above: We’ve been enjoying the moody, whimsical photos by Atlanta-based floral artist Megan Dunn (@victoryblooms).
For more inspirational round-ups, visit our posts:
- Jungleland: The Exotic Garden at Great Dixter
- Current Obsessions: New Beginnings
- Dark Matter: 10 Ideas to Steal from Houses with Dark Facades