Fauna pillow by Areaware
Fauna pillow by Areaware - Design pieces for cuddling from USA These cushions or dolls - designed by Ross Menuez for the New York design brand Areaware - are inspired by original illustrations from 19th century British encyclopaedias. The prints are based on the first mass-produced images from the 19th century. Designer Ross Menuez turned them into a turbulent zoo for the living room or children's room. Areaware comes from Williamsburg, Brooklyn and produces everyday products that are both functional and unusual. Areaware's goal is to create intelligent products that evoke an emotional response from customers. Areaware likes to see you get a good sense of humor and the products have a poetic feel. Areaware wants to become a forum for young and established American design talents and a loud voice for young American design. They believe that the beauty of the products is a central element of their success and want to translate this idea into even the simplest products.