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Disposable chopsticks are wasteful, but everlasting ones are hard to keep in pairs. Solve both problems with this chopstick set, where the holder doubles as the rest. Contains four sets of wenge wood chopsticks and four silicone holders. Ambi Chopsticks and Holders were designed for MoMA's collaboration with the MFA Products of Design program a...
Created by a Korean studio that specializes in two-dimensional paper designs that expand into intriguing interactions of form, these mobiles offer an easy DIY project that produces a colorful addition to your decor. Hung from stainless steel connectors and invisible nylon filament, they make floating, kinetic conversation pieces for a home of...
These designs by Julia Lindpaintner were inspired by the designer’s memories of family gatherings where her grandmother would instruct the children to fold their own napkins. Created to encourage a return to reusable cotton napkins for everyday dining, the built-in instructions make the elegance of beautiful napkin folds accessible to all. Set o...
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...
Display toothpicks in this charming hedgehog-shaped holder when serving cocktails or hors d' oeuvres. It rests on the table or conveniently hangs on the edge of a bowl. Comes with 22 picks. Hand-wash only.
Designer: Erwan Péron
Size: 2"l x 1.5"w x 1.75"h
Materials: Recyclable ABS Plastic
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
Featuring elegantly subtle gradations of color, these glasses have distinctive ribbed details for easier handling. Dishwasher-safe.
Large Size 5.5h x 3' diam.
Small Size 4h x 3' diam.
Warning: Choking Hazard — Item contains small parts. Not for children under 3.
Made from beautifully lightweight yet durable electroplated glass these elegantly versatile glasses shimmer with iridescent hues.
Set includes: four high glasses
Made from beautifully lightweight yet durable electroplated glass
Dimensions: 2.5"W x 5.5"H
Capacity: 16 oz.
Complement your flower arrangements with some graphic appeal. Inspired by the works of celebrated Dutch artist Piet Mondrian, the Mondri Vase is actually three vases in one. Designed with three different chambers for flowers, you can turn the vase for different presentation possibilities and flower sizes.
Designer: Frank Ker...
This eye-catching bowl is ideal for serving and storing fruit: the double-walled mesh Carry your belongings artfully with this canvas tote that features a print inspired by Piet Mondrian's work Composition with Red, Blue, Black, Yellow, and Gray (1921), which is featured in MoMA's collection.
Size: 16"H x 14"W
Materials: Cotton, Canvas
Carry your belongings artfully with this canvas tote that features a print inspired by Piet Mondrian's work Composition with Red, Blue, Black, Yellow, and Gray (1921), which is featured in MoMA's collection.
Size: 16"H x 14"W, Handle Drop:11'
Materials: Cotton, Canvas
Artist: Piet Mondrian
This borosilicate glass mug invites coffee drinkers to learn, and create, various coffee recipes. Measure ingredients and change the proportions of espresso, milk and water using the handy indicators printed on the outside of the mug. The Multi-ccino was created by New York-based designer Josh Corn. Combining his various backgrounds in performan...
Designer: Marguerita Mergentime
Size: 15 x 15"
Materials: 50% Linen, 50% Cotton
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...
Tell time with a mesmerizing mix of color play and theory. As the transparent, colored discs revolve, the intersection of primary colors reveals the time. Aruliden’s work has been featured in MoMA exhibitions. Black IP stainless-steel case, leather band and Miyota Quartz movement. Water-resistant.