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Ross Menuez's Chow cushion is hand sewn from organic cotton and is inspired by Victorian "shaped" pillows. Graphic based on first mass produced images for 19th century illustrations hand silk-screened using environmentally friendly soy based inks. Cushion measures 17 inches in width and 10 inches in height. Spot clean with mild soap and warm water.
Ross Menuez has designed everything from a small airplane in the 1980's while still in school in New York City to kitchen, office, and home furnishings, to commercial interiors for shops and restaurants throughout the U.S., Europe and Japan.
Material: Organic cotton and soy based ink
Origin: United States
Based in New York City, Areaware produces eclectic decorative objects created by America’s top designers and sells them at prices that won’t break your (Harry Allen-designed, resin-and-marble piggy) bank. “We believe that appreciation for beauty is central to what it means to be alive,” the company says on its website, “and want to embody this principle in even the simplest things.” Founded in 2005, Areaware has assembled an impressive roster of talented designers who create fun, functional items ranging from retro-meets-modern alarm clocks (Jonas Damon) to lighting (Hulger & Samuel Wilkinson’s plumen series, Ross Menuez’ Tierdrop lamp) and wooden robots and toys (David Weeks’ Cubebots, Karl Zahn’s Croc Piles). As part of its mission, Areaware nurtures the next generation of innovators — providing many new designers with their first commercial outlet.