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LED Light Baubles: The Secret of Creating Holiday Magic and Their Amazing Possibilities!

Is there anything more magical than Christmas? It’s that time of year when the interiors of our homes become an oasis of warmth and love, streets shimmer with thousands of lights, and we all feel like children, eagerly awaiting Santa Claus. One of the undeniable symbols of these special days is the colorful baubles that adorn Christmas trees and bring that unique aura of holiday magic to our homes.

Each of us surely has our own memories associated with baubles. They can be small spheres, just 2 centimeters in diameter, gently flickering on the branches of the tree, or enormous, dazzling decorations that we see in shopping malls, car showrooms, and even on busy city roundabouts. Baubles can be made of glass, plastic, and sometimes even unusual materials like wood or wicker. They are a symbol of tradition, love for the holidays, and fine craftsmanship.

But what would you say to a completely new type of bauble that is entering the market of holiday decorations? Get ready for a revolution in the world of Christmas ornaments, because we present to you LED baubles that are changing the game – they illuminate cities and buildings in an incredible way. This is something you haven’t seen before, and it will definitely catch the attention of every passerby!

Our X-MAS 60 LED baubles are true giants in the world of holiday decorations. They are not just ordinary Christmas ornaments; they are a real source of magic. They can bring a smile to the faces of children who are fascinated by their changing colors and, at the same time, they work perfectly as unique decorations on dance floors during holiday parties. Imagine a Christmas tree in the city center that lights up with the colors of the rainbow at night – not with bright, blinding light, but with gentle, pastel shades that soothe the senses and create an unforgettable holiday atmosphere.

For years, Terra Group has been striving to meet the expectations of even the most demanding customers. Our goal is to provide you with unforgettable holiday experiences that will stay in your memory forever. That’s why we are presenting something that has never been seen before – LED baubles that not only decorate but also enchant.

We encourage you to explore our offerings and get in touch with our regional representatives on our website at https://terrachristmas.pl/.

Get ready for unforgettable holiday experiences you’ve been dreaming of, because now they are becoming a reality!




Choosing a Large Planter: A Year-Round Decor Solution

In the world of interior and exterior design, versatility is key. People seek creative ways to make the most of their resources, minimize waste, and embrace eco-friendly practices. In my family, we’ve found a unique approach to all these concerns: we use old newspapers as wrapping paper for holidays, paired with natural twine. This not only lends packages a beautiful, rustic charm but also lets us give a second life to something that might otherwise end up in a landfill. While classic black-and-white newspapers with that nostalgic ink smell are the favorites, even colorful magazines can be upcycled with a simple addition of colored ribbons and bows.

But what does this have to do with a large planter, you may wonder? Well, it’s all about finding year-round uses for everyday items. A large planter, such as the GIANTO, can be a fantastic addition to your home or outdoor space. Many people primarily associate planters with blooming flowers, but the possibilities go far beyond that.

Transforming Your Planter with the Seasons

Every season has its unique characteristics and charms, and there are endless ways to adapt your planter’s decor to match the time of year. Let’s explore some of our favorite ideas:

Spring (Wiosna) :

  • Embrace fresh flowers and delicate pastel colors.
  • Use the planter as a centerpiece adorned with tulips, daffodils, or magnolias.
  • Enhance it with light pastel ribbons and bows for that springtime allure.

Summer (Lato) :

  • Bring the summer vibe with colorful parasols and straws.
  • Hang decorative seashells, beads, or pom-poms for a playful summer look.

Fall (Jesień) :

  • Fill the planter with autumn leaves, pumpkins, or acorns.
  • Complement with warm, earthy colors like orange, brown, and red in your ribbons and bows.

Winter (Zima) :

  • Create a winter wonderland with evergreen branches, artificial snow, or miniature Christmas ornaments.
  • Decorate with white or silver ribbons and bows for a touch of frosty elegance.

Beyond Seasonal Adaptation:

Beyond seasonal adaptation, a large planter like the GIANTO offers endless creative possibilities. You can use it for more than just flowers; it’s a canvas waiting for your artistic touch. Think outside the box:

  • Trees: Plant small trees, turning your space into a mini urban forest.
  • Christmas Trees: Don’t forget Christmas trees; they look stunning in colorful planters.
  • Artistic Compositions: Explore artistic compositions like overflowing planters with pumpkins or chrysanthemums.

But your planter doesn’t have to stand upright all the time; it can also lie down. Some cities use this approach to create unique arrangements with changing flora and decorations every season.

Adding a Creative Spin

Cities and towns worldwide are adopting long-term solutions for their decorations. Think of these products as jewelry for your city, pieces that can adorn your urban landscape year after year, whether it’s an evening gala or a casual day out.

Celebrating Each Season:

For warm seasons, you can opt for floral decorations and leafy trees in your large planters. The vibrant colors will infuse energy, and the foliage creates a pleasant atmosphere. Studies have shown that greenery has a calming effect and positively impacts our well-being.

Ideas for Each Season:

  • Spring and Summer: Go for vibrant floral arrangements and leafy trees.
  • Autumn: Choose a blend of trees, ivy, grasses, and heathers, and slowly introduce chrysanthemums.
  • Winter: Let your large planters take center stage with small trees, and during the holiday season, decorate them with festive ornaments.

Embracing the Winter Chill

It’s a common belief that during winter, we need to dig up our plants and store our decorations. But with durable planters like the GIANTO, you can still enjoy vibrant colors during the winter months. However, they don’t need to remain empty. Many cities have employed planters to create winter wonderlands, with Christmas trees at the heart of the decor. In some cases, they’ve even replaced ornaments with red hearts for Valentine’s Day, adding a delightful twist to the holiday season.

Continual Inspiration

We’re thrilled that a single product can serve multiple purposes. The configurations from various cities worldwide inspire us to continue evolving and thinking outside the box. Lying planters are a creative, unconventional idea that allows almost anything to become part of your arrangement, even scattered gift packages. We can’t wait to see the fresh ideas this year will bring.

Our journey began with the art of reusing old newspapers as eco-friendly wrapping paper, a simple yet charming way to add a personal touch to holiday gifting. This approach not only saves resources but also transforms something destined for the trash into a work of art. Just like that, we found a parallel with how we can approach large planters – turning them into year-round showcases of creativity.

As we explored each season, we uncovered a wealth of ideas to transform our planters. From the fresh, pastel beauty of spring to the vibrant exuberance of summer, the warm and cozy embrace of autumn, and the frosty elegance of winter, your large planter can be a reflection of the changing world outside. But this is just the beginning.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to crafting unique expressions with your planter. Embrace small trees, mini urban forests, or Christmas trees, and explore artistic compositions that overflow with life. These planters can be a part of your creative canvas year-round, telling a unique story for each season.

Additionally, planters can lay the foundation for urban landscapes, offering cities and towns a sustainable, long-term solution for outdoor decorations. Whether it’s a bustling evening gala or a peaceful day out, these planters become the city’s jewelry, able to adapt and shine year after year.

With nature-inspired hues, your planter can celebrate each season’s unique charm. Studies have shown that the presence of greenery has a calming effect and positively impacts well-being. These long-lasting planters can serve as the ultimate canvas for expressing the changing moods and colors of the seasons.

And when the winter chill sets in, don’t think of your planter as needing to hibernate. With their durability and adaptability, these planters can keep your surroundings vibrant even during the cold months. Christmas trees, hearts for Valentine’s Day – the possibilities are as varied as the seasons themselves.

In a world that’s constantly evolving, these planters serve as a timeless medium for creativity. As we draw inspiration from cities worldwide, we look forward to continually evolving and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. The story of lying planters, creative and unconventional, opens up endless opportunities for art and expression, even the most unexpected ones.

So, as you consider your planter transformations, we invite you to embrace the ever-changing seasons, to celebrate the flow of life, and to let your creativity bloom year-round. What’s your favorite season for planter transformations?

“In nature, we find the beauty that inspires the soul.”




Where to sit in the city to rest the best? – We checked what was going on in the cities.

It’s long been known that during our work day we look for a few minutes just for ourselves to regenerate, collect our thoughts and breathe. Some of us go to drink coffee, other go outside. People go outside, and where do they go? It turns out that the vast majority are looking for a quiet place close to nature. Our brain rests best around trees, grass and flowers. Saturated colors fill us with energy and willingness to act. The rustle of leaves soothes our nerves and calms our thoughts. Of course, we don’t always have available space with trees and meadows, but even in the urban jungle you can relax close to nature.

Today, we would like to present to you some of our projects, along with photos from the cities where our implementation took place.

For us, the most important thing was the combination of steppingstone, numerous colors, interesting design and nature. The combination of these features and needs resulted in projects that had never been dreamed of before. We are happy to see our products that have traveled to the other end of the world. Unfortunately, we will not be able to share everything. So we selected photos for you that show the diversity which we want to share.

The first city we want to present you is the Austrian city of Attnang-Puchheim, which has chosen GIANTO SITO flower pots – many of us also use them as benches. Who wouldn’t want to go out for a break and sit on a giant flowerpot? Or at least put a cup of coffee on it and look at the clouds… We like that!

Another Austrian city, Söll, chose colors, because when the world is becoming grayer and the day at work becomes monotonous, colors will give us dynamism and enthusiasm for further action! Of course, our offer includes neutral versions, but we admit it ourselves – the more color, the more life!

The Austrians used flower pots from the GIANTO series. They have also used WAVE benches, thanks to which they can already enjoy a break in an undeveloped place. Our modular WAVE benches can be freely combined so everyone can create a unique space. Don’t like such saturated colors? No problem. There is a whole catalog of shades!

In the Czech city of Zvolen, very elegant (in our opinion) compositions appeared. The concrete-gray of the PLANE RING LUX flower pots and the crimson red of the flowers created a unique, stylish, and luxurious effect. Comfort and chic – this is what Czechs focus on!

Finally, we will introduce you to two more German cities – Stadt Gütersloh and Dreieich. A lot has happened here this year. The Germans focused not only on pastels and modern patterns, but also bright colors, which we have already seen above. But it is not everything! In addition to the explosion of color and design, natural classicism also appears in theese cities. GIANTO flower pots and ZEBRA benches from the TERRA CITY series appeared in Stadt Gütersloh. Beautiful choices please the eyes.

In Dreieich, there are URBANA, ZEBRA and WAVE benches. Some are very reminiscent of the old style, which we all miss sometimes. Modern seating, made of modern material, visually resembling wood – this is our solution. It’s nice to see such a variety of choices!

Where would you sit for your break?




Urban furniture for residents’ safety

In cities around the world, the issue of residents` safety has become one of the key urban challenges. With the rapid growth of the population living in urban areas, ensuring a safe and friendly environment has become a priority for local authorities and urban planners. One of the innovative and increasingly popular approaches to improving urban safety is the use of modern solutions in the form of designer urban furniture. 

In this article, we will focus on the role of urban furniture in improving the safety of residents. We will learn about the variety of available solutions and their impact on urban space and social life. Also, we will look at examples of cities that have brought innovative urban furniture and noticed positive effects in improving public safety.

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The role of urban furniture in improving public safety

Street furniture is a significant urban element, and its functionality, aesthetics and strategic placement can affect the quality of residents` life and the safety of public spaces. First of all, urban furniture, such as properly placed benches, bicycle racks or pergolas, create attractive, functional and friendly places for meetings, rest and recreation for residents. Open and friendly public spaces that provide the opportunity to spend time outdoors encourage greater social activity and participation in the life of the city. The more people use such spaces, the greater the social control, which reduces the possibility of criminal incidents. 

Secondly, properly designed urban furniture can act as barriers and obstacles that make it more difficult for potential criminals to engage in undesirable activities, such as vandalism, theft or destruction of property. In addition, properly placed streetlights and lighting around street furniture improve the illumination of public spaces, which in turn deters potential offenders.

Thirdly, urban furniture plays a key role in shaping the identity of a local community. Their unique design and thoughtful location can attract tourists and residents, making public spaces more open and welcoming, which affects the sense of community and social ties. Strengthening the bonds to a place results in increased involvement of residents when it comes to caring for the safety of their surroundings. 

In conclusion, urban furniture brings many benefits to public safety. It provides meeting and recreation areas that foster a greater presence of residents in public spaces, leading to more significant social control and reduced risk of crime. Its proper design as barriers and lighting elements also has the effect of reducing potential threats. At the same time, street furniture has the power to shape a city’s identity and encourage the community to actively participate in its life. Therefore, developing and investing in innovative and functional urban furniture is a key component of an effective strategy to improve safety and quality of life in the city.

Innovative street furniture – modern solutions for cities 

Innovative street furniture is now a key part of urban development, integrating modern technology with functionality and aesthetics. Terra Group, a leader in the field of city furniture design and manufacturing, stands out for its innovative approach, offering unique solutions that perfectly fit the requirements of today’s urban communities.

Functionality versus aesthetics – key factors in urban furniture design

Functionality and aesthetics are two key factors that inevitably interact in the process of designing urban furniture. The right combination of these elements is not only important for meeting the practical needs of users, but also has a huge impact on the perception of public spaces by residents and tourists.

Above all, the functionality of urban furniture plays a key role in ensuring convenience and usability. Street furniture should fulfill specific tasks, such as enabling seating, relaxation, storage or waste segregation. The choice of appropriate materials and design must take into account resistance to weather conditions, intensive use and ease of maintenance. In addition, city furniture can also be equipped with additional features, such as USB chargers, Wi-Fi internet access points or photovoltaic panels, which increases its usability.

On the other hand, the aesthetics of urban furniture play an important role in creating friendly and attractive public spaces. Innovative and aesthetic design can encourage residents to use the furniture and influence the positive perception of urban space. Aesthetic street furniture adds charm and character to an area, and its carefully selected design can complement a city’s architecture, emphasizing its identity and style.

It is also important that the functionality and aesthetics of street furniture meet the needs and preferences of the local community. Including residents in the design process and consulting with them can lead to the development of furniture that really fulfil expectations of users, harmoniously blending in with the surrounding landscape. An important aspect is also the durability and quality of street furniture. Strong and solid furniture is more resistant to weather conditions and intensive use, resulting in longer life and lower maintenance costs. 

Examples of transformed cities thanks to street furniture 

Legnica, Poland

Dębno, Poland

Bielsko-Biała, Poland

opole

Opole, Poland

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łabiszyn

Łabiszyn, Poland

 




Painted eggs, openwork decorations and spring flowers — a review of urban projects from April 2023

Decorating cities for spring is one of the most awaited moments by residents. It is then that the squares begin to cover themselves with colors, and the air smells of spring flowers. On the occasion of Easter, many cities decided to flower their space, which is why we decided to review the most interesting projects to inspire others to similar activities!

Wernigerode decorations

Wernigerode, Germany

The town authorities of Wernigerode opted for classic decorations in the form of openwork eggs. Their white surface wonderfully brightened the urban space on rainy April days. Spring flowers were planted in the white eggs, and thanks to the combination of different species, the town could enjoy a very natural flowering effect.

St. Veit decorations

St. Veit, Austria

Austrian town of St. Veit added a lot of charm to the main pedestrian street with Easter decorations. Colorful openwork eggs perfectly matched the colors of the buildings. Flower arrangements, in turn, provided a breath of fresh air and attracted the attention of the residents. The example of St. Veit can be a great inspiration for other small towns — it turns out that with the help of well-thought-out, but small decorations, you can also beautify urban space.

Cieszyn decorations

Cieszyn, Poland

In Cieszyn, we were amazed by the creativity of the inhabitants. They decided to approach decorating the space in an original way — in addition to flowers in the square, they covered openwork eggs with colorful ribbons, referring to the tradition of painting Easter eggs. The ribbons perfectly matched the surface of the white openwork, and at the same time added many warm colors to the urban space. Congratulations on your ingenuity! Who knows, maybe other towns will get inspired by this project in the future…

Glogow decorations

Glogow, Poland

Glogovia Shopping Mall also decided to bring an Easter element into its building. In the central place, the administrators put a small pen with a fiberglass Easter bunny, next to which openwork eggs were installed. The natural flowering of the eggs helped warm up the image of the gallery and introduce a bit of real greenery. It’s also a marvelous idea for an insta spot for customers!

Smigiel decorations

Smigiel, Poland

The town of Śmigiel has been surprising us with beautiful projects for years. This year, they focused on natural, minimalist openwork decorations combined with live flowers. Colorful pansies in the cascade brought a spring atmosphere to the urban space. We really like solutions that are simple and very effective at the same time.

Zory decorations

Żory, Poland

In April Żory swarmed with Easter eggs! XXL Easter eggs appeared in various squares — both fiberglass and openwork ones. Thanks to this, the whole city was dressed in spring colors, and the inhabitants could admire the decorations throughout the entire period around Easter. Rows of fiberglass Easter eggs along the main streets caught the eyes of not only residents, but also visitors. A great idea to build positive associations with the municipality!

Prerov decorations

Prerov, Czech Republic

The Czech town of Přerov showed how to color the center of a concreted city. The easiest solution is to put a few colorful decorations in the center! Multicolored openwork eggs were planted with natural flowers, which also added a breath of spring freshness. We are glad that towns and cities are increasingly interested in bringing greenery even into places that are not parks or clearings!

Trzebiatow decorations

Trzebiatow, Poland

The approach to decorating the town of Trzebiatów in the spring was very professional!  The authorities organized a joint action of painting XXL Easter eggs, and then arranged an outdoor exhibition of them. Rows of hand-painted eggs perfectly decorated the streets of Trzebiatów, and delighted the residents. The Flower Towers with spring plantings appeared next to the eggs, which beautifully warmed the city center. Congratulations on this beautiful, large project!

Romania decorations

Casa Timis, Romania

Hand-covered eggs from Poland from Terra Group have even reached Romania this year! The luxurious resort Casa Timis decorated its space with them in a minimalist and very tasteful way. This is how they conveyed their wishes to their partners, customers, and guests. Bringing such personalized Easter decorations into the hotel space is a great idea to establish a closer relationship with guests!

We encourage you to check out our other entries about urban projects, and if any of you, dear Readers, have a suggestion for more interesting posts, let us know in the comments below!




Innovations for spring 2023 — Easter decorations made of dibond

As the winter months slowly fade into oblivion, we begin to look for the first signs of spring. We track the first spring flowers, buds on trees and singing birds — cities finally take on more colors! So it’s the perfect time to prepare for the arrival of Easter and decorate the city with beautiful Easter elements. This year, new decorations made of dibond appeared on the market, the material that stands out from others with its durability. What are its main features? Check below!



Easter decorations in a city park

Dibond — what is it?

Dibond is a modern composite material that consists of several aluminum layers. These layers are connected by a polyethylene core, which makes dibond durable and lightweight. Therefore, it can be used in the production of various products. Another advantage of this material is its durability, which is why it can be used outdoors. Resistant to weather conditions, dibond has already been appreciated by architects, engineers and decorators, who take advantage of it to create various arrangements in public spaces. All these assets make dibond a great alternative to PVC boards. What’s more, the polyethylene used for the production of dibond comes from recycling, which is certainly a great advantage nowadays.

Decorations made of dibond are also light and easy to transport. They can be covered with different colors, and their surface can also have a different structure. Thanks to this, dibond has a wide range of applications and can be modified to meet the needs of each client.

Easter decorations on a main square

Dibond board — application

Dibond is primarily used for the production of various public architecture elements — these can be e.g., coffers, advertising stands or shop signs. The dibond board works great in these conditions, because it retains its durability for a long time and, if the board is properly covered with color, it will not fade over time. Various companies have decided to change the existing PVC advertising boards to more modern boards, made of dibond. First of all, this is motivated by durability, and thus, a lot of savings, because decorations do not have to be changed every season. Dibond elements will work well for years. What’s more, the dibond board can be cut with various patterns or inscriptions that will perfectly emphasize the character of any place or special occasion.

Colorful Easter Eggs in a city park
Łabiszyn, Poland (photo: Albin Łakomy)

 

Easter decorations 2023 made of dibond

Dibond Easter decorations may become a new trend this season. Eggs made of this material will be resistant to any weather conditions and will perfectly color the urban space. They will also work well as advertisements in hotels or restaurants.

In Terra Easter’s offer, you will find various patterns of 2D and 3D eggs — what’s the difference? 2D eggs are flat, so they can be used in different ways. Depending on your preferences, you can decorate a selected wall with them or mount them on a stand. 3D decorations take up a bit more space, so it is worth planning in advance where we are going to place them. Such eggs will attract the attention of passers-by and will color the public space. What’s more, when ordering such an egg, you can choose a personalized printout — this way you can easily get a beautiful decoration that will also become a showcase of your company, hotel, or restaurant. Easter wishes printed on the surface of the egg will pleasantly surprise all customers, and as we know, their satisfaction is the most important thing!

Check out Easter Decorations from Terra Easter by clicking here.

 




How to activate the local community? Painting Easter eggs by city dwellers as a joint event

Building a local community that will spend time together and take care of urban space can be a very difficult task. The pandemic circumstances had a huge impact on the increasing distance in relations between neighbors, which are only now beginning to recover. However, more and more cities are starting to propose interesting ideas for activating the local community. Working together can have a positive impact on all residents — it’s a good opportunity to get to know each other better, exchange ideas or just have a nice time.

It turns out that painting Easter eggs together can be a great idea for a local project. Such eggs can be used to decorate the city. In previous years, this idea was already implemented by e.g., Karpacz, Racibórz or Skała. So, how to organize such an action?



Ideas for painting Easter eggs together in your city

Spring brings higher temperatures, which is a great opportunity to finally spend some time outdoors. Organizing a local action of painting Easter eggs with such a pleasant aura will surely delight the residents! After long winter months, you can finally go back to walking and playing in the park. Painting Easter eggs together can be the perfect start to the spring season, which is full of various outdoor activities.

It turns out that there are quite a lot of ideas for preparing XXL Easter eggs. Thanks to the fact that many cities have already carried out such projects, we can take a closer look at them and be inspired by their actions. Importantly, every year more and more cities join this action, thanks to which many markets were decorated with beautiful, hand-painted decorations. Admiring them is a pleasure for both passers-by and people who took part in the project!

Colorful Easter Eggs in the city square

Easter eggs as an element of the city game — Karpacz

A great idea was implemented in Karpacz — colorful Easter eggs were used as an element of the town game. At the beginning, white, fiberglass, plain eggs from the Terra Easter collection arrived in the city. Then they were handed over to local artists so that they could decorate them according to their own ideas. The project involved, among others, Teresa Kępowicz, Renata Jaryczewska, Leszek Legut and Beata Makutynowicz. Thanks to so much involvement, about 20 such unique Easter eggs have already been created. In addition to local artists, Easter eggs were also decorated by children; and it’s all thanks to art workshops at “Culture Station”. Ready Easter eggs have been placed in various areas of the town — they have not been accumulated in one place on purpose, so that passers-by can look for them and enjoy the next prey during family walks.

The motto of this action was: “Hey seeker, spend this Easter in Karpacz!”. As a result, the town was eagerly visited by tourists who could try their hand at a family outdoor game. Riddles created by the Mountain Spirit were attached to each of the Easter eggs. Such a thematic walk around the area was an entertaining experience for both residents of Karpacz and tourists from all over the country!

Easter Egg painted by local artists

Painting Easter eggs with children — Bad Wimpfen

Another extraordinary undertaking is choosing white XXL eggs by the local government, which will be handed over to various institutions so that school children can decorate them together according to their own ideas. It’s obvious that children are very creative — so it’s worth giving them a chance to express themselves in this way! The German town of Bad Wimpfen followed in these footsteps and donated a white egg to a local kindergarten. The youngest children took part in painting an Easter egg by imprinting their hands on the surface of the egg. You can see the effect below.

Easter Eggs painted by children

Easter eggs painted by local artists — Brzesko, Kórnik

Some towns also came up with the idea of placing Easter eggs on the market square or promenade, where all residents can participate in the creation of Easter art works. Local activity organized in this way will surely be remembered by all participants, and will also give a lot of publicity to the commune. If your town is full of local artists, it is worth using their potential and inviting them to cooperate! Such actions were organized by Brzesko and Kórnik, the effects of which you can see in the photo below. Such unique Easter eggs emphasize the artistic atmosphere of the town, and will also provide works of art that the commune will be able to boast about for many years.

Easter Egg covered with paintings




Urban decorations and functionality – how to make decorations in urban space practical?

All city residents want to live comfortably in their space, therefore, it is very important to take care of the landscape elements. We pay attention not only to places for waste segregation, public benches or playgrounds, but also to quite specific components of urban life. Of course, this applies to urban decorations that should please the eye of passers-by and build a coherent image of the city. After all, it is a natural human need to surround oneself with aesthetic objects. As the awareness of this subject is increasing among city authorities and local communities, one can notice more and more interestingly developed urban spaces. We admire various art installations, exhibitions of local artists and commemorative plaques. At such moments, however, one question arises: could urban decorations also perform practical functions?



Yellow urban pots

Modern street furniture

One of the most interesting ideas in contemporary design is creating useful street furniture. Such facilities not only meet the tangible need of the residents, which is integration and joint recreation in urban space, but also add an artistic flair to every place. For this reason, more and more cities decide to set up designer, modern public benches or flower containers to combine two goals in one:  the comfort of residents and the revival of public space.

People, who want to enliven their surroundings with bright colors, will certainly be interested in colorful, metal city benches. It is definitely a more budget option than art installations, as it will work in any space. Colorful benches attract not only the eyes of tourists and residents, but also themselves – passers-by will be much more willing to rest on a designer bench, which originally fits into the urban space. Importantly, such benches are made of various metals, making them much more durable. It is also impossible to ignore their advantages during bad weather; after the rain, it is enough to wipe their handrails with a tissue, and not, as in the case of traditional wooden benches, to wait for many hours for their drying.

Modern public bench with a flower pot

Public benches in non-standard, geometric shapes will work in the same way. Furniture with an artistic touch will add a designer character to each district—it will refresh the historic, traditional promenades, and will also match the fronts of modern hotels. In these cases, street furniture in gray or graphite colors will be a good choice.

How to take advantage of street furniture in a creative way?

A very original way to arrange street furniture is to use a construction that will allow to combine a bench with a flower pot. Thanks to this, it will be possible to launch greenery into the center of every city. What’s more, passers-by will be delighted with a bit of shade in which they can rest during hot days. A designer example of combining urban greenery with a public bench is the street furniture set, called QUINTOS, which goes together with GIANTO. This modular set allows you to freely integrate several large pots with wavy, modern benches. The unique advantage of this collection will be the ability to adjust the row of benches, colors of pots and their sizes to your individual idea.

Those who miss colors in urban space may like the idea of vibrant, round ZEBRA benches, which go with GIANTO pots. This uncommon project has already gathered a lot of fans, which can be admired, for example, in Łabiszyn (check the photo below).

Colorful urban bench with a flower pot

Another multi-functional solution is the combination of flower pots with bicycle racks. Such a decoration of a car park or promenade may encourage more people to use ecological means of transport, and at the same time, it will provide greenery to the public space. Placing such facilities between a busy street and a pavement will also ensure the safety of passers-by, which is a great advantage, especially in larger cities. Some also decide to aesthetically block the car traffic on the promenade… for which they use modular urban furniture — benches, the Flower Towers or litter bins. This solution will certainly increase the comfort of residents in many places.

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Luckenwalde – just wonderful Christmas!

There were a lot of Christmas decorations around. One could admire unusual ornaments and atmospheric light strings. In the German city of Luckenwalde, exceptionally unique elements appeared: intensely red XXL baubles and slender openwork decorations.


The Christmas composition was set on one of the city’s roundabouts, which is passed by the inhabitants of the nearby neighborhood every day. It is an important place worth emphasising – especially in the run-up to Christmas.
For this reason the character of it was pretty changed – the roundabout space was filled with slender openwork decorations in the shape of cones. These elements inspired by the traditional Christmas tree were illuminated with strings of delicate lights, therefore, the composition is most delightful in the evenings. The illumination of the roundabout is another benefit and a way to disperse the early winter dusk. Moreover, the crossroads became more visible and so safer.

Luckenwalde, Germany | source: www.terrachristmas.com

Openwork decorations were not the only distinguishing feature of the roundabout because also they were accompanied by XXL christmas baubles in traditional red color. Intriguing, large elements caught the eye, making the composition enliven the estate plunged in autumn and early winter.

Luckenwalde, Germany | source: www.terrachristmas.com

Residents of the Luckenwalde estate could enjoy the beautiful decoration of the roundabout … And they will certainly be able to count on similar attractions in the coming years – city decorations from the TerraChristmas collection (including the mentioned large baubles or openwork decorations) are made of such solid materials that they will not be harmed even by the most severe winter or accidental mechanical damage. What else … Simply – Happy Christmas!

Luckenwalde, Germany | source: www.terrachristmas.com