Saturday, February 26, 2011

Presenting...IKO IKO online!

now OPEN:   == >   click on STORE

We are happy to introduce our online IKO IKO store featuring a selection of our own ongoing products and designs alongside some of our favorite artists.  There will be new updates throughout the coming weeks.  And, any feedback is appreciated.
Designed by one and done studio 

the DETAILS online

Way to go WAKA WAKA:  

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Still hanging coats on this

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Preview of coming attractions...

ANVE's  saco de papel (paper bag)

(like when Diane Arbus was noted to use a brown paper bag as her purse.  Can't get over how awesome that is.) arrive in a week or so.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Button it down


...the latest addition to the buttondown pile

Japanese cotton, navy buttons
sizes 0,1,2,3

Tuesday, February 15, 2011


Some new specimens selected from a favorite Moroccan rock dealer at the Rock and Gem Show.  
We'll be putting out the treasures this week!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

For the spring

Our first go at the handmade shoe:

Rowena Sartin + WAKA WAKA collaboration
 birch plywood / raw leather uppers / black suede laces
 sizes 6, 7, 8, 9

WAKA WAKA shapes on stilts

Shapes on Stilts:
nesting tables in the primary shapes

Oak plywood, oak dowel

*Long House with Covered Porch by Isaac Resnikoff

Tuesday, February 8, 2011


2 new additions to the MATT MERKEL-HESS dot jug collection.
A preview to a collection of select dot ceramic ware he'll be debuting in the spring!
We have a hefty grouping of the traditional blue dot version in big and small, too.

Saturday, February 5, 2011


rowena sartin
Twist TIE headband
Wire inside so shape as as desired.


NEW casa brutus: 
Best design of 2011 picked by various curators of design (Torafu Architects, Rossana Orlandi, Piet Hein Eek, more, more, more)
Next issue on the way features Japanese residential architecture and is a bilingual issue!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

a p a r t a m e n t o !

Finally here:  apartamento, issue #6

Felting Demo by ASHLEY HELVEY

Ashley Helvey in her polka dot caftan! 

Supplies: roving wool- merino and some churro.

The NUNO piece and the wrapped wood stool top.

Cross-hatching the wool pieces for the seating mat.

Rolling the piece to agitate the soapy fibers.

Seating mat with final touch--yellow lightning flashes!

The NUNO piece (black merino wool on silk organza)

Making of the the seat cover.

Thanks to all that could make it for the afternoon and thanks to Tania for helping host it and a BIG thanks to the talented Ashley Helvey. Stay tuned for some upcoming nuno felting pieces by her at IKO IKO.


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