Unlikely Design Icon: Botanist
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Budding Beauty2 of 18
This LED light installation is a stunning intersection between art and function. Fashioned from dozens of solid bronze stems, each glass drop "seed" is a light bulb that comes together to create a glowing canopy.
SHOP NOW: Seed Cloud Installation, prices vary
Smell the Roses3 of 18
Place cards and floral centerpieces become one with these paper rose nametags. Perch them atop a wineglass or in front of the place setting to welcome your guests to spring.
SHOP NOW: Rose Place Card Set of 10, $19
Bowled Over4 of 18
Instead of being green with envy, just be plain stylish. This textured lemongrass serveware will brighten any seasonal salad you dish up.
SHOP NOW: Simply Designz Serveware Lemongrass Collection, from $25
Branch Out5 of 18
Nature- and manmade join forces in this brass-on-brass wall sconce. The modern fixture maintains a polished design, making it a perfect fit for any style sitting room.
SHOP NOW: Twig Brass Wall Sconce, $760
Toss It6 of 18
Go green without sacrificing style by serving up your next party on these biodegradable and compostable pieces.
SHOP NOW: Wasara Compostable Piece Sample Kit, $20
Plant One On7 of 18
No brunch or afternoon break in the garden would be complete without this ladylike watercolor pitcher.
SHOP NOW: Edie Rose by Rachel Bilson Serveware Hydrangea Pitcher, $29
Get Sacked8 of 18
Dirt goes designer with this earthy upcycling of a seed sack into a throw pillow. The distressed color and antique finish will add a heap of character to any ol' recliner.
SHOP NOW: Tomahawk Seed Sack Pillow, $22
Water Colors9 of 18
Ombre and oh so beautiful, these containers are modeled after the shape a raindrop makes when it hits the water. Clustered or solo, these vessels make for a delicate centerpiece.
SHOP NOW: Water Drop Jug, from $403
Hang Out10 of 18
Got a track record of dead apartment plants? This teardrop terrarium features mini succulents that are easy to care for and will make a cheery addition to your desk.
SHOP NOW: Teardrop-Shaped Terrarium With Stand, $33
Lab Report11 of 18
Cultivate the best that nature has to offer with these exquisitely detailed botanical illustrations. The museum-quality reproductions are based off sketches from a 1779 volume detailing the features of flowers, fruits and wild plants.
SHOP NOW: Botanical Illustration Poster, $2
Exact Science12 of 18
Admire the precision of this wool-felt vase. The geometric pattern is reminiscent of a pineapple, making it an eye-catching marvel with or without blooms inside.
SHOP NOW: Concrete Teardrop Vessel, $270
With the Grain13 of 18
Unleash your inner botanist by counting the rings on this tree-inspired pillow.
SHOP NOW: Faux Bois Pillow in Gray, $160
For the Birds14 of 18
Give the sparrows something to chirp about by hanging a futuristic feeder in the backyard.
SHOP NOW: Perch Birdfeeder, $96
Bio Dome15 of 18
If you don't quite have a green thumb but the curiosity is there, start small—really small. This mini fern garden is classy enough to sit on your countertops perched in its glass dome and dessert dish.
SHOP NOW: Boston Fern & Moss Under a Large Bell Jar, $60
Field of Dreams16 of 18
Capture the feeling of the farm with this rug that resembles crops sprouting. The rows of deep brown interspersed with green shag make this a fun interpretation of the trend.
SHOP NOW: Linen Rug Rectangle d'Or, $675
Shake Things Up17 of 18
These ripe garlic bulbs will give you all the flavor without the bad breath. Use these pewter salt and pepper shakers at your next garden party.
SHOP NOW: Garlic Salt and Pepper Set, $58
Tree People18 of 18
Hand-welded to resemble a growing tree, this bed frame would make any urban bedroom feel pastoral.
SHOP NOW: Tree of Life Bed, from $2,795
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