A Natural Umbrella Stand

Here’s a planter that doubles as an umbrella stand. And it recycles the raindrops too. The flowers are watered by the run-off from the umbrella. The steel frame acts as a support for the growing plants whilst offering umbrella storage at the same time. The problem is where to keep it: outside where the plants get light but the brollie gets stolen...or inside in a window. The stands and pots can be purchased separately so you can add more plants once you’ve found the perfect spot for it. Or more hangers when you’ve more umbrellas to store. :: Steven Cheetham via :: London Design Festival