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10 Examples of Modern Green Furniture

Sun, Jan 25, 2009 | Going Green | By Mike

Going green is an idea which comes in mind a lot of people nowadays. It helps to reduce bad effects of human race to the planet ecology. Green furniture is the way to create more healthy environment in our homes by adding there living plants. When such furniture also have nice and modern design it become interesting to more and more people. I always tries to put some plants around the interior also sometimes it’s hard because they don’t fit well. Although thanks to designers soon there are going to be a lot of furniture pieces which would aesthetically put living plants in any interior. Here are some steps made in that direction.

modern green furniture

Grass Ottoman

The Grass Ottoman is constructed of a fade resistant plastic set on a lightweight form that is solid yet light weight. It can be used in the garden or the living room. It’s designed by Nancy Favier. [found at thetrendygirl, made by GH Design]

grass ottoman

The Moss Carpet

This mat for your bathroom is the way to bring small garden there. Some people also say that walking on fresh grass could increases the blood circulation so probably it’s very healthy too. The carpet made of ball moss, island moss and forest moss and designed by Nguyen La Chanh.

moss carpet

the moss carpet

GRASS-ON Green Lamp

Designed by ITLabs Grass-On Lamp could bring a part of nature to your interior. Aesthetics look and functionality of the lamp could show that using recycling materials won’t heart the design. The cubic shape allows the lamp to be placed on the floor, table or even suspended in the air as a grass chandelier.

green lights

grass on lamp

Modern Indoor Grass Gardens

METAPHYS’s indoor grass gardens are pieces of furniture that could be used like pictures or shelves. You can select whether to hang it on the wall or place it on the table. They allow to watch the grass growing process which takes up to 4-5 weeks. Thanks to their minimalist look they could fit most modern interiors.

indoor garden

indoor garden metaphys

indoor gardens

Sensory Lamp

If you’re spending a lot of time near your computer than sensory lamp is definitely for you. The lamp mimics natural day cycles by altering the colors and intensity. The smell of the grass, and the maintenance is a constant reminder of the nature out there. Designed by Sara Rossbach. [via elitalice]

sensory lamp

sensory grass lamp

Little Garden In Potted Table

Little Garden is a metal low table available in two heights. It could be used everywhere around the house. Its top is supported by a central circular stem that has a flower pot at the base. Tokujin Yoshioka’s design creativity and excellence are directly linked to the simplicity of his ideas. [bonluxat]

potted table

Stitch table

This Stitch Table is a coffee table with 3 stainless steel pots that can hold anything you want. It’s inspired by the desire to incorporate living things into furniture. Designed by Greg Zulkie.

stitch table

Indoor Living Wall Planter

Imagine wall art that was eco-friendly, added Mother Nature to your living room and was a constantly changing spectacle. Thanks to Living Wall Planters it’s possible. The cedar wood frame is packed with a metallic grid of pockets for the soil and plant roots to sit in, which allows for the plants to sit upright on the wall. Hidden from view is a basic watering and reservoir system that slowly feeds the plants and ensures there are no leakages. The Living Wall Planters are available for $169.

livingroom planter

Bushy Bench

The bench comes with built-in compartments for you to easily grow your favorite plants in the armrests and backrest areas. The result is a unique living piece of furniture that could be changed by your favorite plants and spice up your balcony or garden. Designed by 5.5 Designers.

living bench

DIY Lawn Furniture

How much oxygen did your furniture produce today? Wouldn’t you rather be sitting outside in the back yard, than indoors on your couch? Now you too can have the best of both worlds, and sculpt lawn furniture from the lawn itself, with this excellent ReadyMade guide to growing a sod-couch. [found at Inhabitat]

grass couch

lawn couch

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  1. Gadi Says:

    Wow. this is such a cool concept–bringing the garden into the home. but it’s probably expensive.

    anyways, GREAT BLOG!

  2. Mike Says:

    Thanks Gadi =) Not everything from the post is expensive by the way.

  3. John Burgen Says:

    Pretty awesome stuff, I love it hah

  4. sunny_sideupp Says:

    man i want that couch :P cool cool!!

  5. Issac Maez Says:

    How big is Anguilla?

  6. nicki Says:

    some of these things look like my cat would love to use them as a litter box in the winter. Living plants need water and specific sunlight conditions, thay also will create a lot of moisture in your house which will grow mold and be a health hazard, so obviously these are novelty, items and not to be takes seriously. But cute as art pieces.

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