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.

 

marcel wanders for alessi x iida 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.

 

marcel wanders for alessi x iida

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

 

 

marcel wanders for alessi x iida

the phones were presented in tokyo during the annual designers week and as part of the offsite events of designtide tokyo 2010. marcel wanders for alessi x iida

 

 

marcel wanders for alessi x iida

marcel wanders for alessi x iida

 

 

marcel wanders for alessi x iida

marcel wanders for alessi x iida accessories accompanying the phone

 

 

marcel wanders for alessi x iida

 

 

marcel wanders for alessi x iida marcel wanders’ designs for the alessi x iida collaboration

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