Having the distinction of being the lowest tech and oldest known toy, spinning tops have engaged children and adults for millennia. Karl Zahn's set of five tree tops are made from an evergreen tree and shaped like one too--highlighting this heirloom quality environmentally conscientious toy.
- 5 wooden tree tops
- Material: Schima wood
- Dimensions: 2" x 1.5" x 1.5"
- Designed by Karl Zahn for Areaware: Karl Zahn is a freelance product and furniture designer in Greenpoint Brooklyn. His work examines contemporary materials and historical technologies in an attempt to create modern hybrids that are more applicable, beautiful and sustainable. His designs express a pared down simplicity and stark aesthetic as a blend of modernist hard lines and surfaces with a Danish sensitivity to materials and joinery. Each pieces is designed to withstand the passing of trends and foster complex relationships that grow more endearing over time.
Areaware is a gift and home accessories brand based in Brooklyn, NY and Columbus, OH. They are a small team of 24 people dedicated to producing the best of new design. They work with a roster of independent designers on a royalty-basis, and oversee all aspects of bringing a design product to market. They value design integrity, and collaborate closely with designers to realize their vision while also responding to consumer needs and market forces. Each design they produce is exclusive to the Areaware brand.