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A showstopper and a conversation piece, the Areaware - Bank Pig - Chrome was cast from a piglet that died of natural causes.
This bank is a part of the REALITY Series, which re-imagines found objects. Created by award-winning designer Harry Allen specifically for Areaware, it can hold up to 10,000 dollar bills.
Material: Resin & MarbleDimensions: 45.7cm long x 25.4cm high x 13.3cm wideDesigned by Harry Allen for Areaware.
More about Harry AllenHarry Allen is an award-winning interior and industrial designer. As an interior designer Mr. Allen achieved prominence in 1994 for his interior design of Moss, a design gallery in New York. A more recent design for Hushush, a Japanese clothing retailer, has expanded to a chain of more than 100 stores. He has also designed a number of successful retail interiors including the Union street wear store in Los Angeles, Supreme skateboard apparel stores in the States and Japan, and the Dragonfly Selects jewelry store in Taiwan. As a product designer he has worked for a very impressive group of clients including Warner Bros, Umbra, Magis, Aveda, Ikea,Steuben, Corian, Origins, MAC, Johnson & Johnson, La Mer, Target and Areaware. Mr. Allen has received numerous awards and his work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Denver Museum of Art. Harry Allen tries not to underestimate his audience. His long-standing interest in art, new materials, a systematic design process, and innovation have lead to some of the most intelligent products and interiors in the world today.