Have you ever seen these photographs on Instagram or Pinterest of Scandi interior designed rooms, cosy decorated and full of pots and plants, hanging or standing in every possible space? Shouting out loud: 'Go back to the roots!'. Hashtag UrbanJungle. But what is it about? Alternative lifestyles? Nature-friendly life choices? Looking at them I wonder since when did nature become such an object of aspiration and fulfilment? A boastful display of achievement, a new kind of luxury.
'Plant Opulence' is an ongoing series of illustrations exploring this phenomenon.
Materials: black and gold ink on paper.