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Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
Welcome to AKAR Design!
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.
Pour milk or cream without dripping. The sugar dispenser automatically releases the equivalent of a teaspoon of sugar when turned upside down.
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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
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...
Designed for Alessi by Ettore Sottsass i 1978. its a classic and traditional design and fits perfectly in any space.
Crystal container for oil or vinegar with cap in 18/10 stainless steel, mirror polished.
6.9"W x 3.1" x 7.5"H
Salt, pepper and spice grinder in aluminium casting.
An expressive design for everyday use, transformed into an elegant, indispensable complement to be placed on the table. The original Grind salt, pepper and spices grinder is ideal for those who like to cook their own dishes, appreciating the fragrance of a freshly ground spice.
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...
Pepper mill in 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished with fins in PA, light blue.
It belongs to the family of objects created by the American designer Micheal Graves. This object appeared in the movie: Matrix (Matrix, L. e A. Wachowski, 1999).
Diameter (cm): 6.30
Height (cm): 13.20
Holds 50 toothpicks in the center serving section.
Holds 21 food-filled party picks around the body.
Make your own creations with olives, meats, cheeses, fruits & more.
Stoneware material, dishwasher safe.
This set of six coasters can be arranged to form a tiled trivet. The illusion of 3D through color and geometry allows for endless permutations, encouraging playful mosaic building on your table.
beech veneer surfacesoft cork bottom to protect your tabletop
MDF, beech veneer, cork3.5x3.25x.25"8.9x8.3x.6 cm
Areaware is a gift and home accessories...
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...