Spanish artist and designer Jaime Hayón transforms his distinctive creativity into two new accessory collections for the Danish company Fritz Hansen, the Ikeru vases and the Happy hook.

Jaime Hayon was inspired by the ancient art of Japanese flower arranging – known as ikebana or ikeru –to create a set of new, unconventional vases exclusively for Fritz Hansen. ‘The Ikeru vases have something in common with Jaime Hayon’s candlestick designs. Now, his urban design language pairs with true nature. The vases almost look like little cities blooming,’ says Christian Andresen, Head of Fritz Hansen Design.

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The designs are transparent and direct in their intention to honour every flower placed within them. The task of flower arranging is slowed down and simplified, for deep appreciation and presence of mind. Nature is at the core of this design.

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Metal flutes hold individual flowers for a full appreciation of every flower