Tag Archives: Vertical garden

Rocket Man

Several years ago, I posted about Vigilant Things and the use of everyday objects, by the Yoruba of Nigeria, to create talismans. These talismans are known as aale and they are meant to warn someone with bad intentions to stay … Continue reading

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Inspiration or Appropriation?

Paris Day 4 In the past few months I’ve come across various articles where known fashion designers have been accused of “cultural appropriation”.  Below are a few examples: Shetland Islanders, known for their Nordic style fishermen’s sweaters,  claim that Chanel … Continue reading

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Happy

«The mind can deliberately change the way it sees things» – Colin Wilson – This summer I made many Muy Marcottage dresses.  Well, actually  many were  “almost done” but just needed to be finished.  So, surrounded by plants, I spent many … Continue reading

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Towards self-sustainable everything

Building with Tires, Cans and Bottles: A Michael Reynold’s design and built home. The construction methods are not new; this type of construction is closely related to indigenous building methods that have been used for centuries.  However, an architect and … Continue reading

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Why not plant something?

Boskke’s Recycled Sky Planters Create a Fantastic Suspended Garden Recycled Sky Planter. Recycled POTOGREEN Planters to Uplift Paris Streets + Da Morto A Orto: Redundant Furniture Recycled into Abundant and Gorgeous Planters + Potogreen et le Jardin hors sol de … Continue reading

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