Biophilic design, connecting people with nature, continues to reign as a major trend in hospitality design. Countless studies have shown the positive effects of nature-based design themes on people, including decreased stress and an increased sense of well-being. And these effects aren’t limited to live plants; it’s been proven that simply looking at representations of nature (such as lifelike artificial plants) has similar effects. Read more
One can’t help but think of Dr. Seuss’s whimsical trees when they see a topiary boxwood ball. But their fun design only belies a more classic, manicured design accent that has become a popular choice for the modern designer. Here are just a few ideas on how to style our no-maintenance artificial topiary spheres for residential and commercial spaces. Read more
By now, you’re likely aware of how perfect our artificial boxwood hedges are as privacy screens and space dividers for homes, offices, restaurants, hotels—and pretty much any space. But you may not be aware of the many other uses for these lush, lifelike hedges. The possibilities are endless, since these hedges are available in both indoor and outdoor-rated constructs, and so easily customized. Here are just a few ways to utilize these thick, green hedges that you may not be aware of. Read more
From creating a completely private space to lining a space with minimal visual blockage, but just enough to section off the area, we have the outdoor and patio privacy screens you need to get the look and function you’re going for. But these privacy screens and space dividers are realistic-looking faux plants that are equal parts screen and organic décor. And the beauty of these screens is that you can fully customize them for your use, and they add a hint of greenery without adding any maintenance! Read on to find out which nature-inspired screen is perfect for your space—indoors or out! Read more
Want your own private space free of unpleasant views and irritating traffic and neighbor noise? Or perhaps you’d like to section off a large room or outdoor area for multiple uses, or find a decorative backdrop for your trade show or special event? Our variety of indoor and outdoor privacy screens and space dividers answer to these common concerns and many more. The following three space dividers are some of our most popular, as they blur the line between functional and ornamental, instantly making your home, office, restaurant, or venue a more usable and beautiful space. Read more
Hanging baskets are a simple way to add instant beauty to a place—be it a home, office, commercial property, or city street. But since hanging baskets live at or above eye level, with that high visibility comes the need for them to look fresh and attractive at all times. Our faux hanging basket arrangements appear lifelike, even up close, and are UV protected and fade resistant so that they will maintain their beauty season after season. Read more
Even with consistent care, real plants often look wilted or unappealing—which is a major problem for theme parks, resorts, and other commercial areas where landscape design contributes to the overall impression of the business. Our seasonal artificial plants are durable and colorfast solutions to this problem. Rated for outdoor use, these replica plants look perfect in every season—and all season long. Read more
The robust green stalks of faux horsetail reeds perfectly mimic their live counterparts, presenting a beautiful and pristine picture of the earth. Tidy and stalwart, equisetum grass is one of the eco-friendliest renditions of the real thing gracing commercial spaces today. And what better home to find them in than a modern planter set against glass or distinguishing the heft of a cast stone classically crafted container enhancing a hotel entrance or atrium. Read more
With the imagination of George Lucas and the innovating capabilities and manufacturing muscle of Apple, Inc., Artificial Plants Unlimited (APU) presented a cornucopia of creative natural and faux foliage solutions recently at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions in Orlando, FL. Positioned as the “all things visionary in artificial plants” company, APU showcased a variety of inventive product displays–from ghoulish and ghostly trees fit for Hogwarts to swirling, whirling artificial plant walls that look so real you can almost see them grow! This premier artificial plant manufacturer is excited to offer services designed to inspire, bringing to life traditional green concepts with a unique twist to industrial backdrops to contemporary urban chic environments. Read more
Some spaces are tricky to divide. Sure, you could erect a temporary wall, as an expensive and inflexible solution to divide a commercial space, but lighting, fire codes and other concerns make this an undesirable option.
We have several beautiful solutions for dividing up large spaces in an elegant, natural way.
Bringing the outdoors into livable spaces has been an interior trend that has real staying power. It’s organic and fresh and really encapsulates that easy-going woodsy vibe that truly engages customers. However, bringing real trunks and branches into indoor spaces can result in infestation, dirt and a fire hazard that is simply not ideal.
We’ve produced real solutions for decorative branches, tree branch screens and birch branches that are safe, visually appealing and work well inside or outside. Shop Natural Branches» for decoration and space delineation, or read on to learn more.