All-in-One Kitchen Herb Garden and Cutting Board

View all 6 Photos

Called the Grow Pot, this planter system is composed of a terracotta pot and a short plank of wood. The designer, the Oslo-based Hallgeir Homstvedt, originally created the Grow Pot for the Woodwork exhibition in Tokyo, and, to this day, he uses the prototypes in his apartment. Now, the green design is also produced by the Danish manufacturer Menu and will soon be available from Gessato’s shop.
Fit for even the smallest of spaces, the Grow Pot fits on a shelf or in a window sill. The design is a great starter for or addition to one’s kitchen herb garden, as it lets one grow and prepare edible plants in the same place. Minimalist in black, the round pot is crafted from earthenware and a non-slip silicone base. The accompanying wooden stand is made of naturally finished solid oak, so that it is food-safe and doubles as a cutting board. Together, the pieces allow anyone to sharpen both their gardening and healthy cooking skills.

    string(5) "Holly"

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Tags:

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • Phytophilia by Sara Martinsen

    An exhibition that showcases the potential of natural fibers in product design and architecture projects….

  • The Tessa Armchair

    A modern armchair that celebrates Italian craftsmanship and rural traditions. When buying a piece of…

  • The Departo Folding Chair

    A compact and versatile chair inspired by 19th-century campaign furniture. Co-founded by multi-disciplinary design studio…

  • The Gertrude Table Lamp

    A distinctive table lamp inspired by a fictional nun. Designed by Milan-based designer Gabriele Panciera,…

Take me there

  • The Øyna Hotel

    Hotel rooms built inside a sloped terrain with a cantilevered design that maximizes views. Built…

  • Casa Cook Chania Hotel

    A modernist-style resort designed with a village-like layout of one-story volumes. Built on a hillside…

  • The TypeO Loft

    A relaxing Swedish retreat designed with one open-plan room and floor-to-ceiling windows. Part of a…

  • The Roncolo 1888 Resort

    A high-end bed and breakfast on a sprawling wine estate in Italy. Located in the…

loader