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Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
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Oiva Toikka is one of the greatest names in Finnish design. His iconic collection of Iittala Birds by Toikka first took flight back in 1972 with the creation of his small glass Flycatchers. The collection embodies a rich fusion of glassmaking traditions and would not have been possible without Toikka’s hands-on-approach at the glassworks and his...
First designed for MoMA in 1998, this smaller version of the Perpetual Calendar was introduced in 2008 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its original design. To use, simply insert the stand to place the calendar on a desk and move the magnetic balls manually to mark the date and month. Designer Gideon Dagan has developed numerous consumer a...
"Brush" Roller Ballpoint, a design by Jan Matthias, come from ACME Studio's Collezione Materiali Pens. This pen is designed to look like a paint brush. It comes in three different colors red, yellow/white, and blue/white. It features a twist open/close mechanism (retractable). It comes equipped with a black ballpoint. It is packaged in a custom ...
"Le Modulor" Limited Edition Roller Ball pen based upon the famous architect, designer, urbanist and writer's "Le Modulor" theory, formulated in 1942 to facilitate architecture on a human scale. A limited edition of 1,000 pieces. The pen comes with one black roller ball refill and is presented in a custom wooden box with a black sleeve and ACME ...
"The Comeback"Product: Limited Edition Roller Ball, Elvis CollectionReleased: 2009Edition Finished: September 2011 This product is part of the PERMANENT COLLECTION OF THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME
In 1936, Alvar Aalto’s series of glass vases won first prize in the 1936 Karhula-Iittala Glass Design Competition. Compared to the decorative objects of the time, the simple yet organic shape of this vase was a revolutionary statement. Inspired by waves (“aalto” in Finnish) in the water, the vase is a symbol of Finnish design and one of the most...
Shag Indoor/Outdoor Mats are made by tufting custom extruded yarns as loops onto a primary backing and then binding them onto a hardworking vinyl that could weather any storm outdoors and provides functionality underfoot indoors. Shag Mats are ideal for bathrooms, outdoor terraces, pool areas and entryways. Offered in three sizes: doormat, utili...
Each colorway for this unique design embodies five tonal color stories; dark brown, light tan, grey, blue and red/orange. Every placemat presents a carefully considered spectrum of color from light to dark in block configuration.
14'' l X 19'' w
Suitable for indoor and outdoor use
Made in the U...