Sprinklr: a green startup

A unique selection of plants, delivered at home; that is the new startup Sprinklr in a nutshell. From an anti-squad property at the Prinsengracht in the centre of Amsterdam, they run their business in order to realize their mission statement: to make cities more green,…

Moon in a room: the new-old Artemide Eclisse

The story behind the birth of this design classic is as iconic as the design itself: Vico Magistretti (1920-2006) designed the Eclisse lamp in 1967, while traveling in the Milan underground, on the back of a metro ticket. By combining three globes in one object,…

Book: Urban Jungle

“Urban Jungle is a book packed with green inspiration, plant styling ideas and handy plant information for anyone who wants to bring more greens into their homes and daily lives. This book will take you on an inspirational voyage through five green homes across Europe…

Plant: Strelitzia Nicolai

Strelitzia Nicolai, or white bird of paradise plant, is just like the Strelitzia Reginae from South Africa. Strelitzia Nicolai differs from Strelitzia Reginae because of its white flower. It is a very popular decorative plant that is often associated with a banana plant, because of…

Book: Modernism Rediscovered

“The photography of Julius Shullman(1910-2009) transported a West Coast dream around the world. His images of midcentury Southern Californian architecturecaptured not only the distinctive structural, functional, and design elements of a building but also the context of its surroundings and inhabitants in a holistic, evocative…

Book: The Life Aesthetic of Josef Hoffmann

“Before aesthete, designer, and architect Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) came along, Austrian architecture and design was suffocating under a surfeit of opulent ornamentation and bombastic flourish. With his radical new approach and a band of like-minded figures, Hoffmann was a founding father of the Viennese Secession…