While our Brick & Mortar store is now open, We continue to offer No-Contact Porch Delivery service at no charge for Iowa City Area orders.
Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
Welcome to AKAR Design!
In Kartio Kaj Franck captured the perfect balance between material and geometric form. Simple, yet durable enough for everyday use, Franck mastered the creation of the basic drinking glass, which is a legendary design beyond any trend. The wide and versatile color palette of Kartio perfectly represents Iittala’s knowledge of colored glass
Aino Aalto designed functionalism-inspired housewares for contemporary homes. Her approach was steeped in the Modernism architectural style which emphasized an honest use of materials and affordable mass production. One of Aalto’s most notable designs for Iittala is her pressed glassware, inspired by the circles that form when a stone is thrown ...