Artecnica Fall 2009 Collection
This week, Los Angeles-design firm Artecnica launched its Fall 2009 Collection at the New York International Gift Fair. Reuniting with whimsical Dutch designer Tord Boontje and introducing new collaborations with Brooklyn-based designer Karl Zahn and global advertising agency TBWA, the collection offers pretty and practical products for affordable prices.
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- Perhaps the most beloved prefix these days for events and design projects -- aside from 'eco-' of course -- is 'pop-up.' Where there used to be only pop-up books and greeting cards in the olden days…
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