If you're wondering why glass bowls filled with plants are taking over tabletop spaces just about everywhere, it's just the terrarium takeover. Why have just a plant when you can have a mini-ecosystem that requires minimal care? So join in the fun and check out these 10 cool terrarium makers in Singapore that will help sort you out.
Comprised of a group of young designers, InOut aspires to "bring affordable terrariums to everyone", and this is done without compromising on quality. Their artistic flair is apparent in the results, each terrarium on display seems like a storybook come to life, each with a different tale to tell. They currently conduct their business online, that means you'll have to place an order on their website, and liaise with the team via email on how to pick up your terrarium.
2) The Green Co.
Terrariums for the whole family! The Green Co. not only has terrariums on sale that are kid friendly, but they organise cool workshops so you can learn how to build and care for your own terrarium. What's more, you can purchase pre-packaged DIY kits to build your own terrarium, and they also have lots of cute accessories that you can decorate with.
3) The Green Capsule
They have been in business since 2014, long before terrariums started majorly trending all over social media and in the news. Their products are highly customisable, so check out some of the terrariums they've done thus far on their website. You'll see terrariums that take inspiration from just about anything, including movies! They have also collaborated on wedding requests, where terrariums were created as favors for guests. This is definitely one for the creative plant lovers.
If you've ever seen or been to a forest and wished you could have a piece of it to treasure forever, then check Terrarium4u out, because their products sure come close to the real thing! In addition to the typical terrariums that resemble mini gardens, they also go one step further to make mini landscapes, which are quite beautiful as well. If it's something customised you want, drop them a message via Facebook and let them know what you have in mind.
Inspired by the lush landscapes of nature, Qing sets out to create "unique pieces of living art", and they've got some lovely pieces in their collection too. Orders must be placed online, and you can opt to have the plants delivered to you (as long as you're within Singapore) if your purchase is above $80. For orders below that amount, you can either opt for Standard Delivery which has a delivery charge, or pick it up from Sengkang or Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station.
Moss is actually a pretty important component in the structure of a terrarium, which explains this company's name. Their selections come in an array of differently shaped glass containers, so you'll be sure to find something you like. If what's on display what you had in mind, talk to them about customisation as they will be happy to assist. You can order online via their website if you're in Singapore, but Malaysians can check out Snackfood in Bangsar as they stock Mossingarden's products too.
7) Green Banana
Green Banana's terrariums mainly contain plants like cacti, succulents and tillandsia. They take pride in their minimalist yet modern designs, and employ sand art techniques in their products. Besides selling terrariums, you can also get in touch with them to organize a "build-a-terrarium" workshop, be it on a private or corporate level. They also conduct public workshops that anyone can participate in.
8) Make Your Own
As the name suggests, Make Your Own is really for you to explore your creative side. Make an appointment and head on over to their store at Upper Aljunied Lane to join a workshop and learn all about building a terrarium yourself. While their approach seems more hands on than the other counterparts on this list, it also gives customers an opportunity to really delve into the art and science behind terrariums, which can be a great learning experience for kids and adults alike. If you'd rather just purchase an already assembled one, you can head to their website and do so too.
9) Love In A Bottle
Fans of Totoro will surely appreciate the abundance of Totoro figurines available for purchase here. Go crazy with their decorative items and DIY kits to make your own terrarium. Founder Daniel Ho got hooked on terrariums after being gifted with one, and since then, he hasn't looked back, having created more than sixty terrariums already! In addition to workshops, look out for monthly contests on their Facebook page.
10) Mosto Terrarium
Their business, started by a bunch of terrarium lovers, is built upon four main ideals, that is their products are organic, eco-friendly, affordable and feature 100% live plants. Using their order form online, you can select which terrarium you'd like and they will need a week to assemble it for you. Follow them on their social media to see if they're making appearances at any markets in Singapore, where you can purchase the terrariums directly.