Factory Vase: A Constant Global Warming Reminder That Holds Flowers, Too

File this one under the "Wouldn't it be great in real life" section: designer Maxim Velcovsky's Factory Vase turns the iconic, industrial form of a power plant into an ironic, modern design. Instead of belching spent coal emissions from its smokestack, delicate, colorful flowers emerge, providing a timely, dramatic reminder of global warming in "an engaging and eye-catching form." To take the irony one step further, there was probably some coal-fired (or other "dirty" power source) power that went into firing the porcelain, unless Velcovsky has taken a page from Esque's book. The constant reminder that our world is persistently warming will set you back $99, at ::Generate via ::Freshome

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