Outdoor Pots and Planters


Outdoor Pots and Planters

In our day job with Import Partners, like many product designers, stylists, and magazine editors, Erika and I are sometimes flip flopped on seasons. We are looking for spring trends in fall and fall trends in spring!

Right now I’m researching planters, pots, and containers of all kinds for some upcoming spring product designs.

Here’s what I’m seeing (focus on interesting finishes):

Rustic mossy terra cotta finishes from Jayson Home and Garden…

Outdoor Pots and Planters

Even more rustic, white and pale finishes from South of Market and Pottery Barn (the SOM planters are true antiques, hence the REALLY old look, love that ruffled blue one)…

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A little color please – blue, orange, yellow, purple and patterned glazes from Anthropologie, Ballard Designs, South of Market and Neiman Marcus…

Outdoor Pots and Planters

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How ’bout some shine on your front porch? Mirrored planter from Pieces of Atlanta…

Outdoor Pots and Planters

My personal fav trend right now is the galvanized / zinc finish, perfect for outdoor item and I can see any color of plant or flower looking great in these. Zinc and galvanized planters from Aiden Gray, Restoration Hardware, Smith and Hawkin, Wisteria, South of Market, and unknown …

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Lots of inspiration here for large planters, now I’m off to research small herb pots and gardens!


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