Danielle Trofe

Founder/Designer
Danielle Trofe Design, LLC

By harnessing innovative technologies and material sciences to create functional and accessible design, Danielle aims to encourage a departure from conventional materials and production techniques in search of long-term, sustainable solutions. In 2012, Danielle worked with BMW to create a custom vertical garden installation for the Born Electric World Tour featuring their new electric car series. In 2014, she created a permanent vertical garden installation at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden located in their LEED certified visitor center and in 2016 installed two additional vertical gardens in the US Botanic Garden in DC. In 2017, a custom lighting installation for 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge was publicly grown from mushroom mycelium during a month-long gallery exhibit at Industry City. Other projects include: the Hydroponic Vertical Garden -- a self-sustaining, vertical planter system that harnesses hydroponic technology and kinetic energy Sand-Powered Hourglass Lamps.

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