marcel wanders for alessi x iida
 
marcel wanders for alessi x iida marcel wanders for alessi x iida
nov 12, 2010

marcel wanders for alessi x iida

marcel wanders designs cell phone for the alessi x iida collaboration

 

 

 

italian design manufacturer alessi and japanese product manufacturer iida have collaborated on a cell phone project incorporating designs by stefano giovannoni, patricia urquiola and marcel wanders.

 

the back of the phone features a raised skeleton pattern

 

 

 

dutch designer marcel wanders‘ response to the collaboration was to make smart phones reminiscent of precious metals. his design features a smooth curved back, decorated with a raised skeleton pattern. available in four color variations, wanders’ phone expresses a contrast between modernism and artisan craftsmanship.

 

you can read our earlier articles on the alessi x iida collaboration: stefano giovannoni’s cell phone and patricia urquiola’s spanish-influenced design.

 

 

the phones were presented in tokyo during the annual designers week and as part of the offsite events of designtide tokyo 2010.

 

 

 

 

accessories accompanying the phone

 

 

 

 

marcel wanders’ designs for the alessi x iida collaboration

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