Green Gift Guide: The Design Junkie

Living Ecosphere from Viva Terra

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Few man-made designs can compete with the beauty of nature, but this Living Ecosphere from Viva Terra combines both: A chic vase holds an independent ecosystem that thrives anywhere in your home under indirect light (and without extreme temperatures).

Watch for shrimp, algae, and plants to swim, grow, and move along with the water in the ecosystem; it's a powerful reminder that the natural world is a flawless design all its own. (Viva Terra Living Ecosphere, $89)

Photo via Viva Terra

2012 Gift Guide