Crystal Clear: 5 See-Through Accessories

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August 16, 2013
Go extra minimal with these five clear accessories.
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  While we'll always cherish the Lucite waterfall table archetype, this jaunty yet incognito little number from CB2 holds a newer, I-shaped place in our hearts.

    While we'll always cherish the Lucite waterfall table archetype, this jaunty yet incognito little number from CB2 holds a newer, I-shaped place in our hearts.

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  The plastic wagon, created in Japan in 1968, is number two from an edition of fifty. It's sold accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Kuramata Design Office, signed by Mieko Kuramata. 
    The plastic wagon, created in Japan in 1968, is number two from an edition of fifty. It's sold accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Kuramata Design Office, signed by Mieko Kuramata.
     
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  Designed in 1936 for the Paris World’s Fair, Alvar Aalto’s Clear vases are a classic must-have.

    Designed in 1936 for the Paris World’s Fair, Alvar Aalto’s Clear vases are a classic must-have.

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  Markus Linnenbrick makes tables by drilling in acrylic. He's not crazy, or aggressive, necessarily: he simply has a penchant for the shape and thickness of acrylic tables from the 60s and 70s, and so has identified the surface as his canvas. This graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin begins with a sanded, one-inch acrylic surface that he then drills with a whimsical sampling of holes. He fills the holes with vibrantly pigmented epoxy resin. And the effect: a raindrop-splattered puddle reflecting the colors of the world around it.

    Markus Linnenbrick makes tables by drilling in acrylic. He's not crazy, or aggressive, necessarily: he simply has a penchant for the shape and thickness of acrylic tables from the 60s and 70s, and so has identified the surface as his canvas. This graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin begins with a sanded, one-inch acrylic surface that he then drills with a whimsical sampling of holes. He fills the holes with vibrantly pigmented epoxy resin. And the effect: a raindrop-splattered puddle reflecting the colors of the world around it.

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