Issey Miyake, the fashion legend famous for his angular silhouettes and innovative pleats, has teamed up with Finnish design house Iittala for a 30-piece collection of home goods, all of which are now available in the MoMA Design Store. “Design is not for philosophy, it’s for life,” Miyake once profoundly stated, and what better way to implement this notion than with a beautiful body of work accessible to the everyday consumer? Luxury is arguably worthless if it’s untouchable to the majority.
The collaboration is a marriage of Miyake’s graphic aesthetic with Iittala’s signature Scandinavian simplicity, manifesting into everything from subtle ceramic tea light holders to bold pentagonal table mats. There’s a clear sense of serenity throughout the collection, something echoed by the website’s fixation with harmony. If you’re a self-proclaimed minimalist on a budget, the days of salivating over Miyake’s work, but never pulling the trigger are over. Learn more about the timeless project, below: