Tuesday’s Find…Modernist planters

Modernist and geometric elements for the garden can be so clean lined that they lack visual power beyond their form.  This beautiful set of highly detailed planters found at Gordon Watson Ltd goes against that idea.  Made of  perspex, bronze and aluminum (so 70s!), the crisp and clean lined boxes are certainly hard edged, but when planted up the natural soft quality of plants would create a powerful visual counterpoint to their geometry.

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Planters designed by Tobias Scarpa, Italian c1972

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About Susan aka Miss. R

Professional landscape designer, lover of the land and all things design.
LABELS: Antiques, Containers, Design, Garden Styles, Gardens

One Response to Tuesday’s Find…Modernist planters

  1. Fab!
    but then looking at who’s designed them they would be!
    Best
    R

    You could buy them, the dealer is British…–s

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