Succulent Planter

Made by katiewilliams

Created: October 9th, 2017

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Intention

The goal of this project was to create a 3D-printed holder. I'm an avid succulent collector (mostly due to my black thumb), so I decided to create a succulent planter for this project to use in my room.

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Context

Succulent planters are usually small and either plain or a simple geometric pattern. Many of the 3D-printed planters out there today follow this pattern. I wanted to create something more fluid than the designs that exist today. I was looking to design a planter that looked different and interesting from every angle. I also wanted to create something that was more visually exciting than the regular succulent planters that you see day to day.

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Process

I began the project by browsing existing designs for succulent planters. My initial designs were more geometric and simple. I was researching planters that looked better in groupings like this one:


versus planters that looked better on their own (due to their more complex nature) like this one: