Joel Beeby | Design
Joel Beeby

Urban Herb, Ceramics for Urban Farming

Urban Herb is the simple urban garden that can be hung from any window. It was designed and manufactured in small batch production from sustainable materials.


An easily installed ceramic windowsill planter for apartment dwellers


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Rapid Ideation


Failing early and often proved very effective in the ideation phase. Concurrent model building and sketching led to quick verification or denial of ideas.


User Feedback & Synthesis


Small-Batch Production


Our task was to create at least 15 complete product sets to be sold at the end of the semester. Production started in mid-February and finished mid-April.


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Urban Herb

The simple urban garden