Functional Art from the.

the. is a new project design company with a sense of humor. In this design, each frame holds a vase, a book shelf, or a coat rack. Not only is it functional, but it emphasizes the form of the ordinary objects turning it into art.

the. is the work of designers Mihoko Ouchi and Sherwood Forlee who work in Brooklyn. The Framed Objects are available directly from the. If you want to get a good taste of the designers' sense of humor, check out the anti-theft lunch bags.