Taipei is just like any large city: tall modern buildings, extensive and easy to use public transportation, many people, a lot of cars and even more scooters. But what sets Taipei apart from most other big cities I've visited is how laid back and approachable it is. It's known for...


the stories behind the products Karl Zahn on the development of the Contour Key Ring for Areaware. "A coworker and friend of mine approached me one evening with a broken keychain. She had been using a large janitors keyring for a very long time and the threaded fitting finally just...


The design studio, Form Us With Love, presents Prototypa - a look behind the scenes at the work of a few of Sweden's leading designers and architects. On April 7th Clara von Zweigbergk will give a talk and present her work - sign up now to secure your spot. During...


This studio visit is part of an ongoing series of conversations with the Areaware designers. We asked our Spring 2017 designers to select someone to conduct an interview with them about their practice. Gahee Kang who developed the Ikebana Ring sat down recently with designer Kohzy to discuss her work...


We are honored to be included in the latest lookbook by Minna. Check out the full lookbook here and see their beautiful new collection with contributions from Areaware, Bower, Calico Wallpaper, Hawkins New York, Home of the Brave and Life Curated. Photography by George Barberis and styling by Katie James....


Obscura Shop | St. Augustine, FL Setting-Up Shop is an ongoing series of conversations where we get to know some our favorite retail partners. We recently caught up with Andrew Deming of Yield Design, who co-founded the beautiful new Obscura Shop to learn more about his experience as a shopkeeper. Tell...


Our travels through South China and Taiwan are coming to a close this week. We've visited factories, wandered through neighborhoods, eaten at night markets, made new friends and also made a lot of progress on our upcoming Fall 2017 Collection... but more on that soooooon. For now here are a...


a conversation between Tim Parsons, Jessica Charlesworth and Michael Savona The Rule of Thirds Finder designed by Parsons & Charlesworth for Areaware This interview is part of an ongoing series of conversations with the Areaware designers. We asked our Spring 2017 designers to select someone to conduct an interview with...


The scale of the multiple cities surrounding us are all encompassing when we travel to the factories. Crowded roads with all kinds of transportation; cars, trucks, scooters, people with strollers, you name it; connect this culture together that is still rapidly expanding. It’s impressive to see the amount of...


the stories behind the products Jessica Charlesworth and Tim Parsons on the development of their new Rule of Thirds Finder for Areaware. The Rule of Thirds Finder was originally inspired by an email suggestion made from an owner of the Golden Section Finder. They mentioned how much they enjoyed using...