Snow cones served with a smile: This bright and friendly bear, a pop culture favorite in Japan since 1976, serves up shaved ice with an internal industrial-strength grinder. Just fill the inner cup with water or fruit juice and freeze or use your own ice cubes. Watch the eyes move as you fill your bowl with shaved ice.
Why We Chose This
The Museum has a longstanding history of embracing Japanese design and culture, and this ice shaver has been a pop icon since the mid 1970s. The cheerful, playful design sparks nostalgia as well as an appreciation of the simple pleasures.
Icons of Design
The buying team for MoMA Design Store embraces the same spirit of modernism upon which the Museum's architecture and design department—first of its kind anywhere in the world—was founded. Our selection starts with designers and manufacturers that were integral to the establishment of modern design, and whose iconic designs remain relevant today.