Dutch Design Week 2006: Pancake Rock Vase by Yksi

Pancake Rock Vase by Yksi

Object: Pancake Rock Vase

Designer: Yksi

URL: http://www.yksi.nl

Category: Tchotchke

Price: $N.F.S.

Lust Factor: Warm

Description: Last week was the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. I, unfortunately, am too poor to go to any international design events this winter, so I’ll feature a few of the designers that have been featured in the Dutch Design Week in recent years.

Yksi is a design house (or bureau as they call it in Holland) that are virtuosic in a number of materials. Wood seems to be their material of choice, however, I’ve chosen their only stone object. Why? It just speaks to me, I guess. I’m sure there is a brilliant concept behind the vase, like it’s made out of hundreds of layers of recycled paper scraps, or something like that. Unfortunately, I don’t read Dutch, so I’ll never know. DEFINITELY check out their site where they have a number of cool products for sale.

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