How adorable is this chess set by XYZ Workshop? Loosely based on Bauhaus-style chess pieces, this 3D printed set cleverly incorporates nature into an otherwise serious game. Each piece can hold a different herb or succulent, giving each its own unique personality. The strong geometric shapes of the planters are softened by the natural elements.

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The chess set can be used indoors and out, and it’s up to the players to also choose whatever textures, colors, and smell belong to the pieces.

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Winner of the October 2013 Chess-Pen Competition, you can download this template for free! Of course, you need to have a 3D printer available for use…

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What herbs would you put in your chess pieces?