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35 Nettlesome Cactus Creations

From Prickly Plant Seating to Cactus Contortionist Captures

— July 16, 2012 — Eco
This series of cactus creations shows how the resilient little plant, though a tricky and prickly being itself, has found a warm and soft place within our hearts.

Perhaps its popularity derives from its ability to endure even without water -- so it's an ideal plant for those who have trouble taking care of themselves to begin with. The fascination with its quirky shape and unusual exterior property have inspired a wealth of ironic furniture pieces, such as cactus chairs, stools and couches. They have been featured in many a fashion piece, as a spiky addition to the sharp high heel or a playful prop in an editorial photo shoot.

The spunky plant represents power and toughness, two desirable qualities that we would like to inject in all aspects of our lives.





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Colossal Cactus Towers
Colossal Cactus Towers
'Biooctanic' Project is Eco-Friendly Architectural Stand Out
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Prickly Instruments
Prickly Instruments
The Cactus Key by Markus Lindemann is a Musical Delight
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Red Cactus Coatracks
Red Cactus Coatracks
The OACX Clothes Stand is a Sharp Piece for Your Front Foyer
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Prickly Rear Preservation
Prickly Rear Preservation
'Personal Mobile' Saves Family's Cactus Behind Heritage
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Cat Cactus Collages
Cat Cactus Collages
Stephen Eichhorn Meticulously Cuts up Vintage Images of Foliage
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Prickly Light Fixtures
Prickly Light Fixtures
The Cactus Lamp Series by Slamp Will Make Your Home Feel Like a Desert
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Prickly Toothpick-Trappers
Prickly Toothpick-Trappers
The Cactus Toothpick Holder Adds a Dash of the Desert
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Desert-Dwelling Power Bars
Desert-Dwelling Power Bars
The Power Cactus by Manifattura & Design Will Hydrate Your Electronics
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Prickly Plant Installations
Prickly Plant Installations
Tamed by Miha Artnak is Made Out of 20,000 Drawing Pins
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Clear Spiky Seats
Clear Spiky Seats
The Limited Edition Cactus Chair by Deger Cengiz
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Cacti Tamagotchis
Cacti Tamagotchis
Domsai by Matteo Cibic Makes the Perfect Prickly Desk Pet
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Gardening Equipment Cacti
Gardening Equipment Cacti
'Hose Cactus' by Brian Jewett Keeps Water Scarcity on the Mind
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Crazy Cacti Ensembles
Crazy Cacti Ensembles
The Jeremy Scott SS12 Collection Offers Unusual Prints & Vibrant Colors
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Prickly Plushies
Prickly Plushies
The Cactus Teddy Bear Might Be the Worst Toy Ever
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Cardboard Cactus Air Purifiers
Cardboard Cactus Air Purifiers
Meta Material Creates an Efficient and Good-Looking Filter
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Prickly Plant Seating
Prickly Plant Seating
The Canape Cactus Couch by Maurizio Galante is Deceptively Uncomfortable
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Cactus Contortionist Captures
Cactus Contortionist Captures
Monica Menez Creates Imaginative, Slightly Surreal Images
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Uncomfortable Furniture Ads
Uncomfortable Furniture Ads
AXN's Campaign Tells You to "Relax. If You Can"
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Cactus Chairs
Cactus Chairs
Seating That Puts a Prick in Your Pants
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Hyperrealistic Cactus Paintings
Hyperrealistic Cactus Paintings
Korean Artist Kwangho Lee Highlights Breathtaking
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Cactus Rings
Cactus Rings
Prickly Jewelry by Barbara Uderzo
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Prickly Fashion Pictorials
Prickly Fashion Pictorials
Blanco Sobre Blanco in Vogue Mexico June 2011 Does White Right
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Pet Cactus
Pet Cactus
A Pocket Plant You Can Take With You
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Cactus Shelf Planters
Cactus Shelf Planters
Domenic Fiorello's Plant Pods Can be Appreciated as Art
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Cuddly Cacti
Cuddly Cacti
Stuffed Toy Cacti Are a Safe Slumber Buddy
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Floral Head Bouquets
Floral Head Bouquets
The Headdress Affair Benefit
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Cactus-Shaped Architecture
Cactus-Shaped Architecture
Green Cactus Building Sheds Sustainable Spikes in Qatar
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Exotic Cacti Spreads
Exotic Cacti Spreads
Alessia Laudoni's Fashion Photography Presents a Girl's Tougher Side
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Irregular Cactus Cases
Irregular Cactus Cases
These Assembly New York Geometric Terrariums are Polyhedric Planters
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Geometric Grass Growers
Geometric Grass Growers
Geodesic Terrariums Get Your Plants Growing in Style
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5
Flowerpot Chandeliers
Flowerpot Chandeliers
‘Flora' Lighting Installation Elevates Your Indoor Garden
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4
Cactus Shoes
Cactus Shoes
Carmel Walsh Creates Knitted Nature High Heels
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3
Potted Plant Confections
Potted Plant Confections
These Succulent Cupcakes Will Keep Your Guests Guessing
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2
Planter Pumps
Planter Pumps
Cactus Shoes Will be Welcomed by Green Thumbs and Green Toes
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Pump-Wearing Plants (UPDATE)
Pump-Wearing Plants (UPDATE)
Giddyspinster Stiletto Planters Make Interior Flora Fashionable
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