Is there anything cuter than a pudgy palm handing you a just picked bloom? ICFF 2009 recognized this with accessories appreciating the elemental appeal of a lone blossom. Raleigh, North Carolina’s The Other Edge Design Studio turns your coffee cup into art with their Pocket Vase. Stainless spring steel and rubber ensure you’ll always have a place for your little treasure’s treasure.
Japanese designers +d go one further, celebrating the root of the plant, in order to make a point about the origins of our lives. The house, whose motto is “This is a message,” wish everyone a life with plants nearby. Online here.