Italian Handbag Reimagined as Furniture

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Italian company Riva1920 designed the this unusual stool, dubbed Mondana Bag, in the form of a handbag, complete with straps. Made of of solid cedar wood, the seat is naturally finished and outfitted with leather and what looks like brass hardware. The design is playful in reference but simple in material, balancing conceptualism with versatility.

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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