There is something inherently comforting about the Mökki planter/lamp from designer Caterina Moretti. The little box combines a soothing soft light with a customizable miniature landscape that you can arrange to your pleasing.
The lamp is meant to take the shape of a house, and the planter space around it resembles the home’s garden. With an assortment of plants, rocks, and little decorations added, the Mökki feels very much like your own little play house.
The design also seems to incorporate elements of Japanese bonsai and desktop zen gardens. The little box lets you create a landscape that makes you happy when you look at it, and you gain happiness from taking care of the plants inside.
Moretti, working with Mexican design studio Peca, describes the Mökki as “a pot that gives life, light and fantasy for the environment in which beauty is of the highest priority.”
Each planter is hand-carved from either onyx or marble. At 15.8″ X 11.8″ X 8.3″, it’s the perfect size to place on a desk or tabletop and to dive into whenever you need to escape from the rest of the world for a while.