100+ lampshades grown from mushroom mycelium
A cloud of lampshades grown from mushroom mycelium, each varying in size and height span the ceiling of the Riverhouse suite in the newly opened 1Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. The sustainable materials soft texture and glow gracefully communicates the ethos of both Danielle Trofe Design and 1Hotels, conscious living.
The fundamentals of sustainable design is all about, deeply understanding the entire process from sourcing, to energy and water consumption during the production process, to where the product will ultimately end up. Cradle to Grave. The mushroom material utilizes a waste product (corn stalk) and combines it with a rapidly renewable material (mycelium) and harnesses only the power of nature to GROW an object that, in turn, can return safely to the earth, adding nutrients back to the soil rather than pollutants.
1Hotels is a luxury lifestyle hotel brand inspired by nature that cultivates the best of eco-conscious design and sustainable architecture.
October 2013 – September 2014,
Come visit the 14 ft. vertical gardens on display in the visitor center of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The year-long exhibit will include a rotating display of seasonal plants like succulents, air plants, poinsettias, and flowering indoor varieties. It’s a great excuse to spend the afternoon getting lost in one of Brooklyn’s greatest treasures.
Danielle Trofe Design partnered with BMW i to create a sculptural vertical garden installation that climbed 20 ft. high and spanned two floors in Bryant Park, NYC for the Born Electric World Tour 2012/13.
Danielle Trofe Design displayed a 14 foot vertical garden installation at ABC Carpet & Home in Gramercy for NYC Design Week 2013
July 25th 2013, NYC
Campbell’s CEO Denise Morrison hosted a group of young female entrepreneurs and leaders to experience Campbell’s Future of Food Dinner focusing on upcoming food trends. The event was held in The Glasshouses in Chelsea, NYC and hosted by Faith Popcorn’s Brain Reserve, a future trend analyst organization. The Hydroponic Vertical Garden not only served as a beautiful focal display for the event, but as an example of future trends for food production and indoor growing systems for consumers.