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!
The Finnish name for 'dewdrop' refers to the circles of bubbles in the pressed glass. Inspired by Finnish nature, the 'dewdrop' 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 l...
Here to keep the inner peace.
Our original set of Yoga Joes!
Headstand, Meditation Pose, Cobra Pose, Warrior One, Warrior Two, Child's Pose, Tree Pose, Crow Pose, and Downward-facing dog. Figures vary from 1"-3" high, made from ABS plastic, and come in zen yoga studio packaging with a bamboo floor.
Design pioneer Alvar Aalto combined simple design with a craftsman’s expertise to create iconic pieces of home design that are functional and sculptural. Inspired by his native Finnish landscape, Aalto’s asymmetrical waves have been a timeless symbol of Scandinavian design since winning the 1937 Paris World Fair. Each unique Aalto bowl goes thro...