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Sunday, March 3, 2013

February 25–March 3, 2013: Shared vintage modern plastic design

Here are the items that were shared the week of February 25, 2013.  Included were a storage unit, a lamp, a dictation device, a mirror, a spice rack, a clock, and a tape dispenser.

Monday, February 25, 2013: A storage unit similar to the Componibili Series by Anna Castelli Ferrieri for Kartell.  This is the Incubo Tondo by Rodolfo Bonetto for Artemide.  Dimensions, approximately 50cm height (with wheels) and 40cm diameter.  Made from ABS plastic and fiberboard.

Intondo Cubo by Rodolfo Bonetto for Artemide     Intondo Cubo by Rodolfo Bonetto for Artemide

Intondo Cubo by Rodolfo Bonetto for Artemide, imprint

Intondo Cubo by Rodolfo Bonetto for Artemide

Tuesday, February 26, 2013: Orange telescoping and magnetic “eye” table lamp.  The base is made from orange plastic.  One of the black circles on the base is the on/off switch.  Maximum height 35cm, base diameter 15cm.

Orange telescoping and magnetic “eye” table lamp      Orange telescoping and magnetic “eye” table lamp

Wednesday, February 27, 2013:  Mail Call communication/dictation device by SCM Smith Corona. Space age look and purpose, in red.  Measures approximately 11” by 5” by 3-1/2”.

Mail Call communication/dictation device by SCM Smith Corona

Mail Call communication/dictation device by SCM Smith Corona 

Mail Call communication/dictation device by SCM Smith Corona, advertisement

Thursday, February 28, 2013: Orange mirror. No markings.  Similar to the Delfo mirror by Sergio Mazza for Artemide.

Orange framed mirror, front

Orange framed mirror, back

Friday, March 1, 2013: Yellow Copco revolving spice rack. Yellow plastic base with a tree-like, abstract sculptural shape. The spice rack rotates 360 degrees for easy access to all sides. The jars are glass with screw-on white plastic lids.  The center of the rack is open and can be used as a container for kitchen utensils.  The rack measures approximately 8” wide by 8-1/2” height.

Yellow Copco revolving spice rack

Yellow Copco revolving spice rack

Saturday, March 2, 2013:  Abstract Memphis modern era wall clock designed by Canetti for the Arttime Collection (1984). Black rubber frame, clear plexi-glass front, screened face. Measures 12” square.

Memphis modern era wall clock designed by Canetti for the Arttime Collection (1984)

Memphis modern era wall clock designed by Canetti for the Arttime Collection (1984)

Memphis modern era wall clock designed by Canetti for the Arttime Collection (1984)

Sunday, March 3, 2013:  White tape dispenser by Apollo. Marked on bottom U.K. DESIGN /REG. 1024929 / MADE IN HONG KONG. Dimensions 6” long and 3” height.

White tape dispenser by Apollo

White tape dispenser by Apollo


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