vases

Wooden Vases Show Pencils Have Other Artistic Uses Than Just Drawings

Grade school is an opportunity for budding artists to finally shed their cumbersome crayons and try their hand at making a masterpiece using the subtle shades of a box of coloured pencils. But artist Tuomas Markun Poika must’ve missed that class, since he instead uses pencils to create wooden vases with unique patterns made possible by the process with which they’re made.


Amateur Michelangelos Can Sculpt This Marble Vase Themselves

It’s been said that sculpting a masterpiece from a chunk of marble is easy; all you have to do is remove the unnecessary bits. So even if they lack any talent, aspiring Rodins and Michelangelos can turn this Introverso2 vase into a curvy room accent. All you need to know is how to swing a hammer.


This 3D-Printed Web Of Plastic Caps Turns Water Bottles Into A Vase

If your recycling bin overfloweth with empty plastic water bottles, and you’re just too lazy to take them to the curb, why not turn them from an eyesore into a lovely centrepiece with this 3D-printed web of bottlecaps? All you need to do is scrounge up 12 similarly sized bottles, and you’ve got yourself a one-of-a-kind vase that can hold an entire bouquet of flowers.


Clever Plastic Brace Turns Long-Stemmed Flowers Into Their Own Vase

Florists around the country, pay attention. If you’re looking for a value-added reason for people to buy a dozen roses from your shop, then find a way to get this brilliant Crown Vase put into production and include one with every bouquet.


The Book Vase: A Tree Grows In A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

Be careful when you’re snooping in someone else’s bookshelf. When you’re reaching for a text on plantlife, you might be grabbing an entire planter, like YOY’s flower pot, which masquerades as a book.


This Bookshelf Vase Keeps A Rose Next To The Wars Of The Roses

Looking for a spot to keep a small flower arrangement that doesn’t block people from having conversations at the dinner table? These ultra-thin ceramic vases are designed to stack amongst the books on your shelf so you can keep a rose next to The Wars of the Roses, a daisy next to Please Don’t Eat the Daisies, or an orchid next to Wild Orchids.


Piet Mondrian Inspired This Three-Piece Vase

A Piet Mondrian painting is unmistakable for its big blocks of primary colours set in grids of horizontal and vertical black lines on a white background. The Mondri 3 in 1 vase is very clearly inspired by the late De Stijl movement artist, and it breaks apart into three pieces so you can create your own neoplasticism masterpiece.


These Awesome Floating Vases Are Practically Invisible

An expensive, ornate vase can be as much of a centrepiece as the flowers that are in it. These floating vases designed by the Japanese group oodesign take things in the opposite direction by making them look like water ripples.


Birdcage Vases Make Your Plants Even Prettier

These cage planters are utterly gorgeous. Made out of a combination of concrete and wire, each with a walnut base, the pretty pots were just shown at the London Design Festival.


This Mini-Vase Looks Poised To Dart Across Your Living Room

Let’s say that you wanted to set up your living room so that everything looked like it was being subjected to a gale-force wind. Or one where everything looks like it’s trying to escape at high speed. This is the perfect vase for your absurd fantasies.