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Falling Garden

This beautiful and peaceful installation was created by contemporary Swedish artists Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger for 50th Biennial of Venice in 2003. In their work the artists design site-specific installations that envelop the viewer—epically and exquisitely. Falling Garden is a world in which botanical … Continue reading

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A zoetrope pavillion

“Zoetrope” is a fun word, just as a word itself. Actually, I admit I had to google it out and once I fount out it is derived from Greek (ζωή zoe, “life” and τρόπος tropos, “turn” – thank you, aunt Wikipedia) it turned … Continue reading

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Spicing up the English lawns

New signage popping up all over National Trust properties across the east of England is making a mockery of the stuffy reputation of country houses. Nature’s Playground, the new campaign by The Click Design Consultants, sees a series of nine brightly-coloured … Continue reading

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Time of Flowers

Last year I featured this incredible and stunning festival vastly, with photos of the previous editions. And I want to remind everyone about the Catalonian event which adorns the narrows streets, courtyards, churches, stairs and buildings of the old Girona, … Continue reading

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Monet-inspired Pergola

Multi-coloured grapes adorning a passage in a city – it is not a little vineyard town somewhere in a green department at Loire river, though. This installation was inspired by French impressionist painter Monet and his works. Canada-based architects and designers … Continue reading

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spring up my ride!

Instead of “pimping” up my ride (which probably by now is an expression well out of date) I’d rather have something like this done with some of those oldtimers. Not mentioning the fact that my favourite ride is my bicycle. … Continue reading

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In the fields and hills of colour.

Literally translated from Japanese Hitachi means “to bloom”. Hitachi Seaside Park is located in Hitachinaka, Japan – it is entirely a flower park and a popular tourist destination. The park covers an area of 350 hectares.  The park has planted entire fields of … Continue reading

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ballon bridge

As some design site pointed out, it has been a hot time for bridges lately, with the Trampoline Bridge concept (featured here). This one is an installation suspended by three large helium balloons. Designed by French installation artist Olivier Grossetête, Pont de Singe is … Continue reading

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Breakfast at the Enchanted Garden

This garden installation is somwhere in Germany. But it just as well could be in Neverland. Or Wonderland. Yes, it definitely, in some way I’m not really able to explain, reminds me of a tea party at Hatter’s.    

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street of flowers

I’ve heard that some Spanish cities have official, and if not that, unofficial contests for the inhabitants on which street is mor beautifully decorated with flowers – on a daily basis, not like in the example of Temps de Flors, … Continue reading

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