Origin Stories

Origin Stories: a selection of original artist prototypes, production artifacts, and archival materials that illustrate the design origins of our full 2015 Collection. Stop by our booth at ICFF and gain a fresh perspective on the creative process behind design at Areaware.

Featuring our 2015 designers: Harry Allen, Bower, Joe Doucet, Sam Falco, Susan Kare, Runa Klock, Daphna Laurens, Daniel Martinez, Alissia Melka-Teichroew, Object & Totem, Pete Oyler, Parsons & Charlesworth, James Paulius, Brendan Ravenhill, and Bryce Wilner.

Press inquiries: press@areaware.com
Sales inquiries: sales@areaware.com

ICFF Booth #2156
May 16-19, 2015
Javits Center

Bryce Wilner

Gradient Puzzle

Runa Klock

Drink Rocks

Object and Totem

Bracelet Flask

Daniel Martinez

Prism Magnifier

Pete Oyler



Table Tiles

Daphna Laurens

Paper Clips

Susan Kare

Solitaire Cards

Sam Falco

Bottle Axe

Brendan Ravenhill

Bottle Openers

Joe Doucet

Minim Cards Black

Daphna Laurens

Grid Planks


Stick-Up Sticks

Parsons and Charlesworth

Golden Section Finder

Alissia Melka-Teichroew

Little Big Trivet

Harry Allen

Bank in the Form of a Pig

James Paulius


James Paulius

Blockitecture Garden City

Ross Menuez


Origin Stories is produced by the Areaware Creative Team.

Creative Direction: Lisa Smith
Product Development and Sample Archive: Blair Prietz
Graphic Design and Website: Nika Simovich
Art Direction and Exhibition Design: Elsa Brown
Photography: Kendall Mills, Sergiy Barchuk, Michael Hunter
Editor: Michael Hunter

Press inquiries: press@areaware.com
Sales inquiries: sales@areaware.com

Areaware: Origin Stories
ICFF Booth #2156
May 16-19, 2015
Javits Center