Why Astroturf felt the need to make strides into the world of home decor isn't clear, exactly, but whatever the motivation, faux-grassy accents seem to be sprouting up not just in "quirky" offices or on people's Brady Bunch-style lawns, but also inside quite stylish homes. Whether it replace traditional carpeting or grow on walls and furniture, the rooms below prove that the unlikely material—now so far from its once-humble spot on the soccer field—can indeed be styled to look pretty damn cool in the right surroundings. Take a look at the very best examples, ranked from the highly successful to the painfully bad (read: man caves and bunkers,) below:
(↑) Another shot of the Toronto mansion.
(↑) Another shot of the quirky Randolph Tower. [link]
(↑) Another shot of Lindsey Coral Harper's work.
(↑) At the inaugural Designer Showhouse of New York, Baltimore Design Group filled the dining room with cute, if not exactly practical (not that that's ever the goal of a showhouse) table settings. [link]
(↑ and ↓) This fully subterranean landscape sits beneath the Las Vegas home of Avon cosmetics executive Girard Henderson. Needless to say, the lack of real grass is the least frightening part. [link]
Very Honorable Mention:
· All Outdoors Week 2014 posts [Curbed National]