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...


KangHee Kim Makes Fun and Funny Art with Candles and Fruit KangHee Kim takes ordinary life, melts it down, looks at it cross-eyed, spins it around a few times, bakes it in a birthday cake, and puts it back together again. While her work carries a distinctive visual style—and...


The Areaware Product Development team is currently in China working to approve samples and finalize production for our Fall 2017 collection. We arrived early Wednesday morning and have been on the go since. Although we are a little jet lagged, we are invigorated by the difference in our surroundings. There...


the stories behind the products Rachel Domm and Mary Voorhees Meehan on the development of their memory game Number 2 for Areaware. It began when Mary realized that the end of elephants meant the end of elephant poop. Luckily, across the globe, Rachel was documenting her trip in India, including...


In a recent article, T Magazine featured 6 emerging designers who are redefining and repurposing ugliness in design - Katie Stout, Chris Wolston, Misha Kahn, Anton Alvarez and Chen & Kai. File this to: Things we Like, Hope for the Future of Design, Interesting Stuff, Recommended Weekend Reading, 2017 Mood...


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 them about their practice. Artists Rachel Domm and Mary Meehan are interviewed by Rachel's brother, Roman, who is 12 and Mary's daughter,...


Introducing the Areaware Spring 2017 Collection Areaware is excited to announce our Spring 2017 Collection, including eight new products and two new colorway introductions. Of note this launch are two new US manufacturing partnerships (Ikebana Ring and Concrete Table Tile), three new Areaware designers (Rachel Domm & Mary Voorhees Meehan,...


Our new Snake Blocks by Clara von Zweigbergk were inspired by vintage folding puzzles such as the Rubik's Twist, the Magic Snake and the Hungarian Kigyó Ügyességi Játékok or The Snake Skill Game. Areaware is proud to join this legacy by introducing the only wooden version of this classic toy...