Whether you’re a gardener who likes to get down in the dirt or just a fan of beautiful blooms, you can bring your passion inside with these organic furnishings.
Concrete Stool by Pamela Holmes for McGuire
Coastal vegetation inspired San Francisco Bay Area artist Pamela Holmes’s concrete stool, which is made in the U.S. for McGuire. Heracleum, a perennial herb native to northern California, is pressed into cast concrete, creating a singular print. The base color is a mottled cool grey, while the leaves range from medium grey-brown to deep bronze. Find a showroom here.
Jardin Chest by Baker Furniture
The carved motif on the door of the Jardin chest stylistically reimagines garden foliage in matte plaster. The design hearkens back to the “flower power” of the ‘70s. If you’re looking for something totally beachy, romantic and feminine, this is it. Find a showroom here.
Floral Wood Cabinet by Anaya Home
Ethically made in India from sustainable mango wood, this hand-carved wood cabinet has a hippy vibe and features brass hardware and brass chains inside each side of the door. This pretty piece can be used as a wine cabinet, entryway table, home bar or storage unit. $1,500 at anayahome.com
Bonsai Décor Object by Cedric Ragot for Roche Bobois
Acclaimed French designer Cédric Ragot made this polymorphic sculpture from white cast clay, which is then finished in matte black enamel. This piece renders its ornamental namesake in a small-scale—it’s about 18 inches long and 14 inches in height. $775, find a showroom here.
Blossom Dining Table by Antoine Fritsch for Roche-Bobois
This table by French designer Antoine Fritsch is composed of 4 petals made from a durable, stone-like material derived from natural minerals. A top of tempered glass—in either a round or oval shape—is attached with stainless-steel studs. If you can’t dine in a garden, this is the next best thing. $7,795, find a showroom here.
This article originally appeared on spacesmag.com.
How to Help:
For design lovers who want to give back, consider attending the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, virtually, on May 22. Since 1977, the showcase has raised over $17 million to benefit the San Francisco University High School financial aid program. This event continues to allow hundreds of deserving Bay Area students access to a world-class college preparatory education.
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Lisa Boquiren is a Marin-based design and architecture writer who also consults on brand strategy for creative businesses. She has served on committees for the American Institute of Architects and has overseen rebranding initiatives at EHDD Architects and the San Francisco Design Center.