CONSTANTIN BOYM, was born in Moscow, Russia in 1955, where he graduated from Moscow Architectural Institute. In 1984-85, he earned a Master's degree in design from Domus Academy in Milan. In 1986, he established Boym Design Studio in New York City. His studio's designs include tableware for Alessi and Authentics, watches for Swatch, and exhibition installations for many American museums, including Cooper-Hewitt, and National Design Museum in New York. In 1998, Boym Design Studio started a three-year-long catalogue project Souvenirs for the End of the Century, to be culminated in the end of the year 2000. Boym teaches at Parsons School of Design in New York, where he is a coordinator of the Product Design department.
ACME Studios was founded in Los Angeles in 1985 by Adrian Olabuenaga and his wife, Lesley Bailey. ACME made its first appearance with a limited edition collection of jewelry designed for them by Peter Shire, the LA-based member of the world renowned Memphis Group. Soon after the initial debut, ACME released a large collection of over one hundred pieces, MEMPHIS DESIGNERS for ACME, with the help of writer Barbara Radice and designer/architect, Ettore Sottsass. Many pieces from this collection are now in the permanent collections of museums around the world (the Denver Art Museum and Brooklyn Museum of Art in the United States). The entire series is in the permanent collection of the Groninger Museum in Holland.
Hand applied lacquer finish over brass.
Comfortable weight and shape
5.4 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches
Convert your Acme pen to a fountain pen with the conversion kit
(available under acme fountain pen nib/reservoir converter)
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 16 April, 2009.