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Akar Design: Art, Architecture and Design.
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When looking for a safe place to set down your sizzling pot, bear in mind, a good old fashioned grizzly rug can always stand the heat!
DIMENSIONS: 0.6 x 16.4 x 20
Graf Lantz traditional Bierfilzl are the highest quality German merino wool felt coasters on the market today. Their clean and minimal execution offers an unexpected textural and refined modern heritage element to any home decor. Our set includes 4 hand-cut heavy duty 5mm thick wool felt coasters to provide extra surface protection from the natu...
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...
Hot Trivet consists of 5 colorful silicone pebbles on a leather rope. Silicone pebbles can be playfully arranged to fit hot pans and plates up to 10 inches in diameter. When done leave it on the table as a tactile work of art to play with or simply hang up to save space. Heat-resistant to 554°f. Made in Dinan, Brittany France. Hot trivet is a gr...
These whimsical dishes turn eating into an adventure. The smaller bowl is perfectly sized for children and can also serve as a nut dish. The larger size makes a striking centerpiece for fruit. Smaller size is stackable. Dishwasher safe. Product Details:
Designer: Patrick Martinez
Sm: 7 x 7 x 1.5" Lg: 10 x 10 x 1.5" h
This eye-catching bowl is ideal for serving and storing fruit: the double-walled mesh design allows for air circulation, keeping your fruit fresh. Powder-coated steel.
Material: SteelSize: 4.75 x 9.5" diameter
Hand Wash Only
This solid oak wood cheese board, Wire Cutting Board Friends, will set the tone for every party. The cheese board has a cutting wire, which is easy to replace. This lets you cut soft and semi-hard cheese into perfection. You’ll be the architect, cutting it all just the way you like it. You could actually describe the Wire Cutting Board Frien...
Where’s the party? Everywhere! The Partyclette® To Go lets you melt cheese anytime, anywhere. Fold it up, and it’s ready to depart. This portable set is heated by the three included tea lights. It’s delicious at the park, at friends’ houses, on your patio. With this Partyclette®, there’s always something to celebrate!
A welcome guestThe char...
The Cheese Knives Set Mini Oslo is fun to have, but it's even more fun to give to someone else. You can cut through both soft and hard cheeses with ease with this wonderful set of cheese knives. Cheeses such as Brie, Gouda, goat cheese, and Parmesan are a piece of cake. Get going with this set of Boska cheese knives!
Oak wood and stainless ...
An elegant and super practical everyday use product with numerous features and functions. Decant your oil into the flask, and store it in your fridge or kitchen cupboard so it is ready when you need it. Moreover, it can be taken directly to the table for serving if you need a dressing for the salad.
The drip-free pouring spout pours precisely wi...
This Butter Dish designed by Architect Michael Graves was designed in 1990, With a rounded glass cover, it features a stainless grid and bottom dish. The cover handle is made of black polyamide.
Size: 7.5 x 3.5 x 3" High
Mantel clock has been created by Michael Graves. A small, domestic work of architecture in wood, the Mantel clock is made entirely by hand and fascinates with its many construction details. The designer investigated the long tradition of conceiving objects in terms of architecture, as if they were miniature architectural creations.
The electric kettle with the bird flute. The kettle was a great success when it was introduced in 1985 and it represented for Alessi a meeting of great design and mass production methods, a combination that Michael Graves worked hard to achieve, applying his personal visual code which fused influences from Art Deco to Pop Art and even the lan...
Designed in 1938 and presented in silver at the 1940 Triennale, the Caccia series of cutlery - an excellent example of “Lombard classicism” in design - won praise from Gio Ponti for the balance it struck between an image of craftsmanship and the industrial future of household objects.Salad set in 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished. Designer: ...
The salad set belongs to the cutlery set "Collo-alto", designed by Inga Sempe. The elongated and narrow shape of the segment that connects the handle with the active part of the cutlery gives the name Collo alto (Italian for 'long neck') to this collection. The slender neck gives a particular lightness to the cutlery whose distinctive aspect is ...
The serving spoon belongs to the cutlery set "Collo-alto", designed by Inga Sempe. The elongated and narrow shape of the segment that connects the handle with the active part of the cutlery gives the name Collo alto (Italian for 'long neck') to this collection. The slender neck gives a particular lightness to the cutlery whose distinctive aspect...