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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

July 15–July 21, 2013: Shared vintage modern plastic design

Here are the items that were shared the week of July 15, 2013.  Included were an inflatable pillow, a rolling bar, a chair, a toy, a magazine rack, storage, and a clock/calendar.

Monday, July 15: Peter Max inflatable Seagram’s 7 and 7UP inflatable pillow.

Peter Max inflatable pillow

Monday, July 15:  Space age bar cart that measures 20-1/2” tall by 20” wide.  Space for three bottles on top.

Rolling bar cart

Rolling bar cart

Tuesday, July 16:  Haworth stacking side chair.

Haworth stacking chair

Wednesday, July 17:  Box (tube) of the Intarsio Due toy, ref. 3033.  By B didattico. Features numerous plastic pieces that can be combined in different geometric forms.

Thursday, July 18: Bilumen portariviste (magazine rack) by Rodolfo Bonetto in white.

Bilumen Portariviste

Saturday, July 20: Hutzler manufacturing company fruits vegetables and citrus. These are $2.59 at Publix.

Hutzler manufacturing company fruits and vegetables

Hutzler manufacturing company fruits and vegetables

Hutzler manufacturing company fruits and vegetables

Sunday, July 21: Ring-A-Date like calendar with integrated dial clock.  Clock is marked New Haven Quartz and is made in the U.S.A.  Measures 24” tall by 12” across and 2” deep.

Ring a date calendar with clock

Ring a date calendar with clock

Ring a date calendar with clock

Ring a date calendar with clock

Ring a date calendar with clock


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Sunday, July 14, 2013

July 8–July 14, 2013: Shared vintage modern plastic design

Here are the items that were shared the week of July 8, 2013.  Included were a wastebasket, a TV clock radio, salad forks, a scale, a corkscrew, a standing ashtray, and a coffee table.

Monday, July 8:  In Attesa wastebasket by Enzo Mari for Heller in red.

In Attesa wastebasket by Enzo Mari for Heller in red

Tuesday, July 9:  RCA portable black and white television and flip clock radio, ca. 1975.

RCA portable black and white television and flip clock radio, ca. 1975

RCA portable black and white television and flip clock radio, ca. 1975

Wednesday, July 10:  Pair of claw shaped salad forks in white plastic, by homeware manufacturer DECOR. Each measures 19cm in length.

Pair of Decor claw shaped salad servers in white plastic

Pair of Decor claw shaped salad servers in white plastic

Thursday, July 11:  Kitchen scale designed by Bengt Ek and made in Sweden. Measures approximately 5-1/2 by 6”.

Kitchen scale designed by Bengt Ek and made in Sweden

Kitchen scale designed by Bengt Ek and made in Sweden

Kitchen scale designed by Bengt Ek and made in Sweden

Friday, July 12:  Corkscrew with orange plastic top, marked “Sieger 600”. Measures 11.5cm long and weighs just under 100g.

Corkscrew with orange plastic top, marked “Sieger 600”

Corkscrew with orange plastic top, marked “Sieger 600”

Saturday, July 13:  Orange plastic floor standing ashtray measures 21” tall and 7” across at the base.  Marked “MADE IN ITALY”.

Orange plastic floor standing ashtray

Orange plastic floor standing ashtray

Sunday, July 14:  Coffee table in bright, glossy white fiberglass. Measures 48” wide by 24” deep by 16” tall.

Coffee table in bright, glossy white fiberglass

Coffee table in bright, glossy white fiberglass


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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Artemide 2011 catalog | Artemide, Italy

Click here or the cover below to read the Artemide 2011 catalog.

Artemide 2011 catalog

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Artemide 2007–2008 catalog.
Artemide 2008–2009 catalog.
Artemide 2010 catalog.
Artemide 2011 catalog.
Artemide 2013 catalog.

Artemide Group is a global leader in professional and residential lighting. Based in Milan, Artemide operates through a broad distribution network, comprised of 17 branch offices and 58 single brand showrooms in the main cities around the world. The brand’s international spirit generates a constant focus on the complexities of the global world, allowing the Centre for Research and Innovation to identify, anticipate, and interpret the emerging needs in terms of lighting projects in contemporary markets, through its co-operation with the most outstanding designers of our time.

Through the Giacinto Gismondi Centre for Innovation, founded in 1985, Artemide carries out research and conceives new technological applications aimed at a high quality of life, with constant focus on man and on the planet, translating into sustainable and efficient products. The Human Light is the philosophy driving Artemide and its commitment to illuminate man’s space, its activities and needs, to improve the quality of his life and work.


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Sunday, July 7, 2013

July 1–July 7, 2013: Shared vintage modern plastic design

Here are the items that were shared the week of July 1, 2013.  Included were a set of bowls, a spice rack, a desk set, a pencil sharpener, a tape dispenser, and two cruet sets.

Monday, July 1: Five black and green Therm-O-Ware Bowls by Reinecke, Evanston, IL, U.S.A.  Bowls measure 5-1/2” in diameter and are approximately 2-1/2” tall.

black and green Therm-O-Ware Bowls by Reinecke, Evanston, IL, U.S.A.

black and green Therm-O-Ware Bowls by Reinecke, Evanston, IL, U.S.A.

black and green Therm-O-Ware Bowls by Reinecke, Evanston, IL, U.S.A.

Tuesday, July 2: Woodpecker Woodware spice rack and holders in black and white plastic.  In original box with instructions, screws,wall plate, and template.

Woodpecker Woodware spice rack and holders in black and white plastic

Wednesday, July 3: Multi-tier mod pop yellow plastic desk organizer.  Measures approximately 5-1/4” tall by 6” wide by 6” deep.

 Multi-tier mod pop yellow plastic desk organizer

 Multi-tier mod pop yellow plastic desk organizer

 

Thursday, July 4: Berol pencil sharpener in red, white, and blue.

Friday, July 5: White plastic Reel-A-Tape tape measure fitted together with counter set screws and counterweight for stable tape extraction. The main ball measures approximately 4” in diameter with a 6” overall length.  Easily fits standard roll of Scotch Tape of 2” or even up to 4” and 7/8” Wide.  Sticker: “Made in Italy”.

White plastic Reel-A-Tape tape measure

White plastic Reel-A-Tape tape measure

White plastic Reel-A-Tape tape measure

White plastic Reel-A-Tape tape measure

Saturday, July 6: Lime green plastic cruet set for oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper.  Measures 15cm tall and 17cm diameter.

 Lime green plastic cruet set for oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper

 Lime green plastic cruet set for oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper

Sunday, July 7: Another cruet set, this one in white plastic. Unsigned.  Measures 7” wide and 7” tall.

White cruet set

White cruet set


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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Model 8008 Balance-type fashion radio | JVC (Victor Company of Japan)| 1970

Here is an update of my JVC 8008 radio post from March 8, 2013.  A yellow JVC 8008 “tip-top” radio was sold as new old stock on June 30, 2013 from eBay.  There were 2 bidders who placed 3 bids.  It sold for $272.30.

JVC model 8008 radio, boxJVC model 8008 radio, box and insertJVC model 8008 radio, box contents


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