Glass Sanctuaries for Endangered Plant Species

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Designed by Morgan Ruben Jansen op de Haar and sponsored by Fraunhofer COMEDD, Sanctuaria is a series of safe displays for endangered plants. Like time capsules, the micro environments conserve. Their particular use is to preserve endangered species found in tropical rain forests. There are mini, reclining, and suspended versions, each of which is outfitted with elements such as wooden stands and brass lamps. All are made of glass that was blown at the Utrecht University Glassworkshop.

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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.

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