by Camila Straschnoy
Can you imagine something more fascinating than seeing the future? How about building it? Harvesting it? Or better yet, planting it.
Argentina-born industrial designer and artist Paloma Teppa, and her eco- entrepeneur husband, Yair Marcoschamer founded Plant The Future in 2008. Set in Wynwood’s art district, it is both a gallery and a retail space for terrariums, dessert gardens, orchid arrangements, airplant designs and a whimsical selection of jewelry. Her aim is to connect her design-savvy customers with their natural world through the use of environmental elements.
The store quickly developed a fervent following by nature lovers, artists, art collectors, interior designers, architects, developers and event organizers with an eye for design. Teppa’s passion for flora means she only uses live plants, not cut flowers, for a sustainable alternative to traditional arrangements. Their mission is to embrace and promote Biophilia by fusing design, architecture and art with nature.
Her sophisticated, inventive designs are best displayed at 1 Hotel in South Beach, where the pair have also opened a second shop.
1 Hotel South Beach
2341 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Wynwood Art District
2511 NW 2nd Ave
Miami Fl 33127