Tag Archives: bonsai

Fun Link Friday: Miniature Bonsai Sculptures

In the past we’ve featured some neat Friday features on bonsai, like magnetic tree bases for your favorite trees or bonsai in space, and this week there’s even more fun to be had! Forbes recently featured the Japanese artist Takanori Aiba, … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: magnetic air bonsai

This week we have a pretty rad invention you may have seen on Spoon & Tamago: magnetic floating bonsai trees! A small company in Kyushu called Hoshinchu has developed bonsai tree bases with magnets and ceramics that create little floating gardens that … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Bonsai in Space

We’ve seen bonsai of Bag End, but what about bonsai in space? For his Exobiotantic “installation,” Azuma Makoto launched two botanical objects into space from a Nevada launch site. Check out the links to learn more about the construction and the … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Bag End Bonsai Trayscape

地面の穴のなかに、ひとりのホビットが住んでいました。 Bag End meets bonsai: English artist Chris Guise has recreated the Baggins’ home in the Shire in (even more) miniature through the Japanese craft of bonsai. See the full set and more about the process at his Flickr page or … Continue reading

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