Founded in 1979 by a team that included Tibor Kalman, a celebrated designer whose work is represented in the Museum's collection, M&Co. is known for pushing the envelope with its designs which combine function, wit, and whimsy. Their iconic Bodoni watch is characterized by its recognizable Bodoni typeface, and features black IP-plated stainless-steel cases and black-leather bands. The Museum of Modern Art maintains several of Kalman's pieces in its permanent collection, including the smile-inducing Legal-size Paperweight. Battery included.
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Tibor Kalman founded the legendary, multidisciplinary design firm M&Co in 1979. In collaboration with his wife Maira, the conceptually progressive firm initially created graphics, magazines and film titles, and books. Following the release of a record album cover for the Talking Heads, M&Co gained major attention for "pushing the envelope" on conventions of design and typography, and went on to become a major influence on emerging designers. The Kalman's social concerns and reactions to contemporary attitudes resulted in products that are enjoyed internationally as they address contemporary issues. Their products, which combine wit and whimsy with good graphic design, helped ignite the current demand for designer-created products.