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Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
Welcome to AKAR Design!
Designed by one of Iittala's most iconic design heroes, Kaj Franck, each piece in the vast Teema collection is derived from three simple forms: circle, square and rectangle. The versatile Teema collection provides endless combinations that are functional, durable and refined.
Designer: Kaj Franck
Designer Klaus Haapaniemi’s Taika (meaning “magic” in Finnish) inspires imagination and storytelling, letting you choose from a variety of bold and enchanting pieces. The vibrant designs gradually reveal their details and layers to the viewer. Haapaniemi’s magic was combined with the shapes of the Aika series designed by Heikki Orvola.
Designed by Giulio Lacchetti
Includes six individual modular holders
Material: Thermoplastic resin
Dimensions:13.5"l x 6"w x 10.75"h
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...
Calling all aspiring mixologists! The S’well Cocktail Kit is the perfect way to up your at-home bar game — and keep your drinks colder, longer. Includes our insulated stainless steel shaker, jigger, and two S’well 10oz Tumblers.
THERMA-S’WELL™ TECHNOLOGY - Insulated to keep beverages cold or hot.
TRIPLE-WALLED - Vacuum-insu...
Artist Michael Michaud captures all of nature’s beauty and exquisite detail in his home and garden collection, Table Art by Michael Michaud Design. Using his extensive knowledge of model making, natural elements are transformed into beautiful botanical and coastal decor for home and office. His exceptional use of metals allows the variety of fin...
Pour milk or cream without dripping. The sugar dispenser automatically releases the equivalent of a teaspoon of sugar when turned upside down.
Designed by Tools
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...
Taika (Finnish for ‘magic’) is a playful mix of Klaus Haapaniemi’s wildly imaginative art and Heikki Orvola’s streamlined design. The result is a magical collection that inspires creativity and storytelling through functional, simple design. A cast of colourful characters bring folklore and fairytales to the everyday with versatile, durable porc...
The Finnish name for ‘dewdrop’ refers to the circles of bubbles in the pressed glass. Inspired by Finnish nature, the dewdrops glisten like a string of pearls on grass in the morning sun. Oiva Toikka’s love for experimentation led to the creation of an entirely new droplet design for Kastehelmi. The resulting surface structure brings out the li...
Susan Kare is a pioneer of early computer graphic interface design. In the 80s, she began work at Apple Computer designing fonts, icons, and visual elements for the original Macintosh operating system and applications. Kare designed this set of textiles for the Jacquard loom, an early example of computer-controlled machinery, operated with punc...