Afteroom Story Planter

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Fascinated by how spaces transform over time, Hung-Ming Chen and Chen-Yen Wei invented the word Afteroom to name their Stockholm studio. "We simply want to create things people won’t get rid of," says Chen-Yen. In creating the Story Planter (2020), they brought a new twist to floral arrangements by accommodating plants and flowers in a vertical stack within a very compact footprint. "It was not an easy task, though it appears really simple," says Hung-Ming. "We hope people see it as a quiet, functional sculpture." All-metal construction and a heavy weighted base provide strength and stability. Bowls can be set facing forward or to the side. They do not have drainage holes. Made in Taiwan.

Photo Courtesy of Design Within Reach