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Benjamin Laramie

The last time San Francisco–based industrial designer Benjamin Laramie made any sort of flower out of paper was in elementary school. For the April 2010 issue's “Dwell Reports”, however, Laramie was asked to fill nine planters with botanicals made entirely of paper. After studying a vintage illustrated encyclopedia of houseplants, he abstracted and handcrafted over 20 varieties of flora made up of hundreds of individual pieces, no two being exactly alike.


Gardening Products: Modern Portable Planter Pots

Today’s planters are smarter than ever. They breathe, they drain, and some even light up. So whether your thumb is as green as the plants you’re pruning or as brown as the compost you feed them, your garden should grow with the help of these...