The Homes Issue | April/May 2020 | Waterways Magazine

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LET YOUR WALLS GROW Searching for a unique way to really bring new life to a room? As in living life? Articulture Designs can make that happen. The Austin-based design firm and boutique combine plants and art in stunning new ways to literally bring a room to life. Its offerings include vertical garden installations, plantscapes, succulent terrariums and even furniture design. Don’t have a green thumb? Not a problem! Articulture also works with faux plants. 56 WATERWAYS | April 2020

By Cindy Brzostowsk

Monique Capanelli, the founder and creative director of Articulture—or artrepreneur as she’s sometimes called— launched the firm in 2009. Since then, the company has created commercial installations for some big-names clients, such as Google, Dell and Whole Foods Market. Its clients are certainly not limited to corporate giants. The firm’s residential design projects and custom pieces have been an important component of the business since it started.

A Verdant Undertaking Kicking off a botanical design project with Articulture Designs ideally starts with an onsite consultation. The firm takes care to tailor each project to the client’s preferences and maintenance requirements while also factoring in the conditions and intended use of the space where the installation will live. >>