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Sponge, from Squeaky Clean series

This is a Sponge. It was designed by Daniel Emma, Daniel To and Emma Aiston and made for Wallpaper*. It is dated 2015. Its medium is foam.

The sponge uses the same volumetric, rectangular forms seen in other objects in the Squeaky Clean series and layers them into a kind of sandwich to create an all-purpose sponge. The alternating colors of the layers—yellow, white, yellow—reinforce the boldness and simplicity of the whole collection.

This object was donated by Daniel Emma. It is credited Courtesy of Daniel Emma.

  • "A" model Toaster
  • metal, plastic.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1993-150-41

Our curators have highlighted 8 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Dish (Germany)
  • porcelain.
  • Gift of Lufthansa German Airlines.
  • 1988-37-6

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10 × 6 × 3.5 cm (3 15/16 × 2 3/8 × 1 3/8 in.)

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

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