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Cork Cone

This is a Cork Cone. It was designed by Daniel Emma, Daniel To and Emma Aiston and made for Wrong for Hay. It is dated 2013. Its medium is cork.

The Cork Cone provides desktop storage for pins or other sharp objects. The resilient, self-healing surface that can be easily pierced. The cone shape creates an angled surface for pinning, and provides a visual complement to the elemental shape of its companion piece, the Magnetic Tower.

  • Il Conico Kettle
  • polished stainless steel.
  • Gift of Dr. Richard Grant.
  • 1987-95-2-a,b

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Timer (Denmark)
  • injection-molded plastic, metal.
  • Gift of Marilyn F. Symmes.
  • 1993-99-1

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 13 × 9 cm (5 1/8 × 3 9/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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