Kikkerland Design
Product design and development

Das Kapital Coin Bank — a whimsical take on a classic piggy bank: a porcelain bust of a XIX century philosopher, Karl Marx, who wrote his seminal “Das Kapital” (in it he introduced the word Capitalism and its basic concept). Ironically, the coin bank holds up to US$40 in change.

Kikkerland Design
Product design and development, packaging design

Tower of Hanoi®. New rendition of the ancient game. Turn your refrigerator, filing cabinet, any metal surface into a playground. Play alone, with your kids or co-workers. Use as refrigerator magnets to hold those shopping lists, all-important notes and photos, or just to add a dazzling splash of color in your kitchen.

Knoll International
Handkerchief Chair

The assignment involved a comprehensive research on manufacturing feasibilities for this chair. A 20+ page document was researched, written and produced exploring over 12 manufacturing methods and materials, pros and cons of each, and relative pricing structure. This document proved to be a pivotal part of the design presentation to the Knoll product development committee. With Vignelli Associates.

Victorinox, Switzerland

Aluminum outer “clamp” features sandblasted x-ray-like images of product: on the front – open knife as a visual clue to what’s inside, every single component of a given product on the back. This visual inventory gives an instant understanding of what every knife’s functions are. The product is cradled in a small clear PVC bubble, clamped by the aluminum frame at its center.

Unexpected combination of aluminum and PVC gives this packaging an upscale feel of a gift box as well as a rugged look, thus expressing Victorinox’s brand values.

Vignelli Home Furniture Collection

Designed and produced scaled prototypes of over 60 pieces for the Shaker-inspired home furniture collection, including: chairs, tables, storage and beds.