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Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
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Inspired by the thousands of lakes in his native Finland, design legend Alvar Aalto’s fluid waves (“aalto” in Finnish) shape made quite a splash when it won the 1937 Paris World Fair. Since then, it’s become a timeless symbol of Scandinavian home design. The legendary Aalto vase seamlessly combines form and function. Each unique glass vase goes ...
This stunning Dove glass bird in rich green color is part of the new 2020 Iittala collection. 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...
With its mix of contemporary and traditional designs, quality materials and authentic workmanship, this jewelry reflects the influences of its designer, Shana Gulati, a former lawyer inspired by the beauty, lifestyle and culture of both her native India and her hometown of New York City. With this unique combination of style and spirit, Shana Gu...