Shelterblack: Planters & Garden Goods

Shelterblack: Planters & Garden Goods

Rochelle Greayer
Nov 1, 2012

Store History

  • Founded: Summer 2012
  • Founded by: Valerie Kileen and Jonathan Boyd

I've seen these clever little dinosaur planters around the blogosphere for a few months now, and I had assumed that they were are DIY project (and I suspect that with a little effort they could be). But then I discovered Shelterblack and their cleverly styled garden products.

Shelterblack is the result of a design partnership between skateboard and industry designers Valerie Kileen and Jonathan Boyd. They sell more than just garden tools; you can also find planting boxes to create your own small succulent wall, pretty planting containers, terrariums, and indoor-outdoor lighting, all in their signature colorful style. Everything is very reasonably priced and has an urban, industrial edge that is interesting and different from your average garden products. Plus, I find it inspiring to think about what other objects (like plastic dinosaurs) can be turned into interesting planters.

(Images: Shelterblack)

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