MoMA Launches Destination: Istanbul

Forest glasses from Destination: IstanbulForest glasses from Destination: Istanbul

NEW YORK-MoMA Design Store's popular Destination: Design series continues with Destination: Istanbul, a collection of more than 100 home and personal accessory products from 40 emerging Turkish designers to the U.S. market--most items of which are exclusive to MoMA in the U.S. It will be sold in-store and online through June.

Made possible with the participation of the ?stanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (?stanbul Kultur Sanat Vakfi), the collection captures Istanbul's design history, an amalgam of Byzantine and Ottoman influences that blend geometric patterns, rhythmic lines and vivid colors. Items include the Forest glasses, each of which has the silhouette of a different tree form; the KatKat Storage System, using U-shaped stackable components; the Tulip Snack Dish, incorporating the flower that is a traditional symbol of Istanbul; the Twig Stool, which can be used for sitting as well as hanging hats and coats; Toolives Utensils, made from pruned olive tree branches; and Whirling Dervish Espresso Cups, with flared wavy bases. 

The Istanbul collection is the ninth in the Destination: Design series.

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