An archive of dead plants

Images from a library of dead plants, or in professional terminology: a herbarium. The Plant Resource centre of the University of Texas has one, just like other places in the U.S. such as St. Louis and New York, each containing millions of dead plants. The…

Urban Jungles: Botanical Garden in Antwerp

Now and then we like to call attention to small or big urban jungles within city’s around the world. Parks or gardens that provide a temporary escape from urban commotion. Where you can get in touch with nature, if you like. Beautiful photography of Belgium photographer Philippe…

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…