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Ursa Minor the bear

124,00€
Ursa is a strong and wise playmate. Designed by David Weeks, it is made of wood obtained from sustainable sources.
Manufacturer / designer: David Weeks Studio for Areaware
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Product information

Ursa is strong and wise, with the muscles of a grizzly and the gentle nature of a Mama Bear. She'll watch over you, and she loves to play, too. Ursa is not your average bear. Her powerful hardwood frame can hold many poses. Her elastic-band muscles and durable wood limbs make her almost impervious to breakage. Ursa Minor has received the Good Design prize, awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

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- Features: Wooden bear. Completely articulated

- Dimensions: 25,5 cm x 14 cm x  11,5 cm.

- Material: Sustainably harvested new growth beech wood. The combination of resistant wood and rubber bands make Hanno Jr. practically unbreakable.

- Colour: Natural wood.

Environmental information

David Weeks toys are made with wood obtained from sustainable forests. Both the material and the design ensure a high resistance, which prolongs the life of these objects. Unlike most current toys, the creations of David Weeks are designed to last and to ensure that the fun goes on from generation to generation.

About the designer: David Weeks

Originally from Athens, Georgia, David Weeks studied painting and sculpture at the Rhode Island School of Design, where he earned a BFA in 1990. He worked in the studio of jeweler Ted Muehling before founding David Weeks Studio in 1996. His work encompasses lighting, home accessories, mobiles, lounge seating, and custom retail, commercial, and residential projects. David's designs have been used by Barneys New York, Kate Spade, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bliss Spa, Brasserie NYC, and The W Hotels. In 1999, David Weeks Studio won the Editors Award for Best Lighting at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair. In 2000, Weeks launched a furniture line including the Semana lounge chair which was purchased by Habitat UK. Also in 2000, he teamed with fellow designer Lindsey Adelman to form Butter, a product development company focusing on simple, affordable items for the home. Their debut collection earned an award from Blueprint Magazine at London's 100% Design show and another Editors Award for Best Lighting at ICFF 2001. In 2003, Weeks was featured in the Cooper-Hewitt's National Design Triennial: Inside Design Now. In 2004 he was one of seven designers representing New York at Berlin's 7+7 Designmai exhibit. Weeks also teaches at Parsons School of Design as an adjunct professor.


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