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Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
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Iconic and functionally designed ice cube cooler which can be operated with one hand. No more fiddling with tricky lids. The ice cube cooler has a specially designed hole in the lid, which means that the ice cubes can be removed with the accompanying spoon without first having to remove the lid. Featuring a double wall of stainless steel and pla...
Slim and sleek, The Capper offers compact, pocket-sized leverage for opening bottles—as well as a clever recapping function. Whether preventing spills at the park, reserving the remains for a large-format brew for later in the day or simply saving re-capped bottles as craft beer memorabilia, this multi-functional opener has got your back.
Different color yarns appear to be floating between woven waves. A complex jacquard design, Float brings a rich dimension to any table setting in both neutrals and seasonal colors
14'' X 19''
Suitable for indoor and outdoor use
Made in the USA with TerraStrand® and Microban®.
Easy to clean
One of the oldest and simplest of weaving constructions, Chilewich's four-over-four Basketweave has become the most important vehicle for expressing our unique color point of view – from deep earth tones, to shades of metal, to our personal interpretation of brights. Chilewich's signature Basketweaves continue to be the foundation for our expand...
Designed for Alessi by Ettore Sottsass i 1978. its a classic and traditional design and fits perfectly in any space.
Crystal container for oil or vinegar with cap in 18/10 stainless steel, mirror polished.
6.9"W x 3.1" x 7.5"H
Pepper mill in 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished with fins in PA, light blue.
It belongs to the family of objects created by the American designer Micheal Graves. This object appeared in the movie: Matrix (Matrix, L. e A. Wachowski, 1999).
Diameter (cm): 6.30
Height (cm): 13.20
Salt castor in 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished with base and lid in PA, light blue..
"Graves'highly personal and easy to recognize formal style blends influences from the european tradition, Art Deco, American "pop", and flashes of pre-Columbian culture. He has shown he can bewitch the public like only very few of the designers with whom i...
Salt, pepper and spice grinder in aluminium casting.
An expressive design for everyday use, transformed into an elegant, indispensable complement to be placed on the table. The original Grind salt, pepper and spices grinder is ideal for those who like to cook their own dishes, appreciating the fragrance of a freshly ground spice.
Extensible trivet in 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished.
Pop, humor and smart design, three cornerstone themes in the lengthy design history of the D’Urbino and Lomazzi duo, who are back with a new version of the trivet.
Width (cm): 19.00
Height (cm): 12.00
Length (cm): 51.00
Crafted from stainless steel, these metal straws are the perfect serving accessory for high-quality cocktails.
Set of 4
Size: 10 in.
Available Colors: Silver
Materials: Plated Stainless Steel
Hand Wash Only
This Butter Dish designed by Architect Michael Graves was designed in 1990, With a rounded glass cover, it features a stainless grid and bottom dish. The cover handle is made of black polyamide.
Size: 7.5 x 3.5 x 3" High
Mantel clock has been created by Michael Graves. A small, domestic work of architecture in wood, the Mantel clock is made entirely by hand and fascinates with its many construction details. The designer investigated the long tradition of conceiving objects in terms of architecture, as if they were miniature architectural creations.
The electric kettle with the bird flute. The kettle was a great success when it was introduced in 1985 and it represented for Alessi a meeting of great design and mass production methods, a combination that Michael Graves worked hard to achieve, applying his personal visual code which fused influences from Art Deco to Pop Art and even the lan...
Designed in 1938 and presented in silver at the 1940 Triennale, the Caccia series of cutlery - an excellent example of “Lombard classicism” in design - won praise from Gio Ponti for the balance it struck between an image of craftsmanship and the industrial future of household objects.Cutlery set composed of one table spoon, one table fork, one t...
Following the typical minimalist approach that features in all Jasper Morrison's work, this design is an attempt to reduce the "cutlery-object" to its barest essence, its purest and most customary form and what might tentatively be called its definitive form, and deliberately stripped of all stylistic value and - perhaps precisely because of thi...
The salad set belongs to the cutlery set "Collo-alto", designed by Inga Sempe. The elongated and narrow shape of the segment that connects the handle with the active part of the cutlery gives the name Collo alto (Italian for 'long neck') to this collection. The slender neck gives a particular lightness to the cutlery whose distinctive aspect is ...