az & mut: eco urban gardening with cavalier, teddy and pli pots az & mut: eco urban gardening with cavalier, teddy and pli pots
jan 31, 2011

az & mut: eco urban gardening with cavalier, teddy and pli pots

‘pot cavelier’ preview image for designboom photo © morgane le gall

paris-based az & mut (rafaël david and géraldine hetzel) presented a collection of urban gardening solutions at maison et objet 2011. hand-made in france, the products are made from a composite of 70% flax fibres.

view of the ‘pot cavaliers’ from the profile, indicating how they can be hung over one’s balcony preview image for designboom photo © morgane le gall

‘pot cavalier’ is designed to be slung over your balcony railing, holding itself in place without any other hardware. drawing its form from that of a horse’s hoof, the pots are light, frost-resistant containers.

‘pot cavaliers’ in use preview image for designboom photo © morgane le gall

‘pots pli’ preview image for designboom photo © morgane le gall

‘pots pli’ are also made from a 70% flax fiber that display a plaid. during the day the light filters through the walls of the containers displaying the woven pattern of the organic material. they are available in two sizes: small Ø 28 H 26 and big Ø 43 H 40, and can easily be used for use either indoors or outdoors.

inside view of the containers preview image for designboom photo © morgane le gall

display of ‘pots pli’ and ‘pots teddy’ at maison et objet image © designboom

‘pots teddy’ preview image for designboom photo © morgane le gall

made from a softer natural material, hence the name ‘pots teddy’, these vessels have been designed for outdoor use only. available in two sizes – the same as ‘pots pli’ – they come in two colors, natural or light.

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‘danseuse’ image © designboom

‘danseuse’ is a lamp shade that acts like a costume for light. balancing on its two cut edges, the object can be used either lying down, hung onto a wall, or suspended alone or in tandem with other danseuse lights. when lit, the luminosity filters through the veil of bleached flax (70% flax fibres, 30% ecological resin). it is a durable lighting solution, which presents a very delicate glow in its surrounding space.

the lamp balances on its two cut edges preview image for designboom photo © morgane le gall

preview image for designboom photo © morgane le gall

az & mut designers rafaël david and géraldine hetzel image © designboom

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