By Laurie Wiid van Heerden
With its clean curvaceous lines and immaculate finishes the Soma planters have become an iconic part of the Indigenus range. Inspired by the ‘anchoring presence’ of trees combined with the designer’s distinctive rounded sculptural style the Soma planters create a powerful impact on any landscape or interior. The Soma design celebrates the stone-like appearance of reinforced concrete and in various progressions of the design contrasts with organic elements in wood and cork.
The Soma collection, the first collection van Heerden did for Indigenus, is an extremely versatile range. The planters can act like pillars punctuating a long vista or provide a shapely antidote to the rigid lines of architecture. They are perfect for solo placement on the ground, in a corner, or on a raised surface and are particularly effective assembled in varying heights.