Gardening

How cacti, home gardening and fruit stalls inspired these designers

The gardening movement is making its way into fashion. Several emerging designers, including Santos by Mónica, Bram’s Fruit and Unsent Studio, form their entire brand identities around nature, using plants as muses for croc-shaped creations like the “Monstera Mule”. The lines also center cactus leather as the material of choice and use gardening slogans for …

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“Good for the soul”: the love and work behind local food

“Good for the soul”: the love and work behind local food

It’s National Allotment Garden Week in the UK, and allotment gardeners are celebrating the same way they do every day of the summer: tending and enjoying the bounty of their plots. There are around 330,000 housing estates in the country: small plots rented by individuals to local authorities, called “family gardens” in France and “schrebergarten” …

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