Designer's Notebook - from Founder Anki Spets

Recently, in an event conceived by The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York & hosted by Consulate General of Sweden in New York, Anki spoke on design alongside Shanan Campanaro of Eskayel. We've put together a few of her answers and asked her to go into more detail on some of them.   WHAT MAKES YOUR WORK SWEDISH? I don’t think my work is all about...


AREA bedding lasts a long time, but its life can be extended even more by caring for it correctly. PREP The first thing to do is spot clean each item before running it through a wash cycle. Once a stain has been heat set, there is no chance of removing it from the fabric. Oil stains from skin care products...


Color and pattern are the fun part of my work.  With these two new designs, I wanted to create new color combinations in bolder patterns. First, I usually goof around a bit until I get a good feel for what I like to do.    EIGHT Using ink and brush is a very satisfying and calming process. You might have seen that...


Hello Everyone, I hope that you enjoyed the sale and found some lovely new additions among the throng! As I'm writing this, both our New York showroom and Los Angeles store are now back to normal (until next March). Of course most items, especially “full sets”, sold out during the sale, but please remember that we liquidate our sale items ourselves, down to...


Hello. My name is Leah Cooper. You and I may have met me before. I worked at the AREA Los Angeles store for 4 ½ years before taking a full-time position in marketing in January of this year. Now I’m working directly with Anki Spets and getting the opportunity to communicate with all of you. Back in 2014, I was...



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