While the approach is practical, the effect of encasing these trees in glass elevates them to museumworthy objects and makes them seem like treasured sculptures.
This carefully considered interior is a reflection of the equally considered exterior: The greens and browns, natural surfaces and sweeping lines all speak to the structure of the tree.
I love this look. Not completely au naturel, and juxtaposed with the smooth surfaces of the kitchen, this white trunk still looks completely at home.
Of course, if you can't build around one, you can bring some in. Giant potted trees add drama and organic form. They can make even the smallest space feel larger: That's Mother Nature's secret!
This staircase integrates a tree form into its architecture.
Bold cherry blossoms are the life of the party in this eclectic space that seems to sit in the middle of a forest, proving you can never have enough trees.