The Plant #7
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The Plant issue 7 evokes the end of summer with Ola Rindal and travels to Namaqualand to discover its blooming season. Sarah Illenberger plays with Flowerworks and florist Mark Colle recalls the immortal nature of goldenrocks. You will also find Marcelo Gomes’ study on green colour, a conversation with a bonsai master and a pleasant walk through Amsterdam’s plant life.
Pia Riverola guides us through Edward James‘ garden of Las Pozas and we follow Jennilee Marigomen hiking Mount Baker and Kuba Ryniewicz exploring the last primeval forest in Europe.
We report Joseph Beuys’ 7000 Oaks, learn about the crisp and salty taste of samphire and fable about Alvar Aalto’s legendary Savoy vase. Fiction comes through Blow Up review and Luis Cerveró’s approach to the relation between flowers and female orgasms. As always, Scheltens and Abbenes take over the recipes to show some serious cereals for breakfast.
In this issue’s plant monograph you will discover the charming but tricky nature of the Asparagus Fern with illustrations by Jordy van den Niuewendijk, Shoboshobo, Grace Danico, Johanna Tagada and Elliot Freeman.
A journal about ordinary plants and other greenery, each issue of The Plant is dedicated to one specific plant. But besides providing botanical contents in a simple, personal and cosy way; it also offers plant lovers a new look at greenery by featuring the works of other creatives who share their love for plants - think photographers, illustrators, designers, musicians, writers and visual artists, both established and emerging, from all over the world. Hails from: Spain Frequency: Quarterly