Plant Imagery by Qusamura

Plant pictures and imagery featuring greenery puts me in quite a trance, lately I’ve been excited by the mixture of vessels combined with living things such as a cactus or a bonsai. I actually own a bonsai myself and it takes center stage on a windowsill in my house, nurturing it is a very rewarding experience when you watch it develop and grow slowly over time. Although I have a normal bonsai pot it would be great to get something like …

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Beyond the Gardens Series by Lonelyleap

I’ve just realised that I’ve not found or wrote about any good films lately, which is shame because we’ve showcased so many terrific independent filmmakers over the years. To break my streak I’m bringing forward this video series that I came across yesterday which I thought was something quite special and seemed to strike a chord with me personally. At the moment I get inspired by greenery and all things zen, I especially like the …

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A Look Inside MR KITLY Shop & Gallery

I’m always on the look out for fantastic photography and this selection seen above and below shot by Gavin Luke Green and Karl Scullin of the MR KITLY store in the Brunswick area of Melbourne, Australia really sets off the tone this morning. It’s a great little shop that I’ve had my eye on for quite a while, lovely mix of pottery, textiles, plants, basically a gallery of design orientated products. MR KITLY is owned and founded by Bree …

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Architecture Photographed by Grant Mudford

This is a prime example of two creative subjects coming together to form a great marriage, as seen here with this series of photography based on architecture by Grant Mudford. Incredible to see such great photography coupled with the admiration for the buildings themselves and how they’ve been designed, you really do see them in a whole new light. Grant is a Los Angeles based photographer who first studied …

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Plant Photography by Sanna Kannisto

Finish photographer Sanna Kannisto, who lives and works in Helsinki, really caught my eye this morning with her green photography. Mixing nature with culture, Sanna explores these two subjects in an artistic way, studying the methods, theories and concepts through which we approach nature in art and in science. I was obviously attracted to this work through the compositions and tones, also the mix of …

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Fired Fruits, The Story of Potter Jonathan Garratt

This morning I came across this short documentary by filmmaker David Hobson on the work of Dorset based potter Jonathan Garratt. Jonathan Garratt has specialised in making distinctive and unusual terracotta pots for over 30 years and currently enjoys a reputation as one of Britain’s foremost garden artists. He has a real passion for plants, which definitely informs his designs, with all the pots being made …

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