Design ronan & erwan bouroullec, 2004. Injection molded plastic. Made by Vitra. Algues are a multi-faceted screen system that provide consumers with endless creative possibilities. By joining individual, branch-like plastic modules together, Algues' form allows for multiple uses, degrees of transparency and a myriad of shapes and sizes. Despite being industrialized modules, Algues allow for countless individual solutions. Named one of Fortune Magazines 25 best products of 2004. Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec work together with numerous manufacturers such as Vitra, Cappellini, Issey Miyake, Magis, Ligne Roset, Habitat and the Kréo Gallery. In addition, they work on architectural projects, like the « Floating House », an artist's Studio under construction, commissioned by "Le centre d'Art de Chatou". The brothers were named "Creator of the Year" at the Salon du Meuble in Paris, 2002, and have won multiple awards like the "New Designer Awards" of the International Furniture Fair of New-York in 1999, le Grand Prix du Design de la Ville de Paris in 1998 and the First Prize of Saint-Etienne Biennale in 1998. In 2003, they were voted "designer of the year" by Elle Decoration, Japan. 12.5" high | 10" wide | each set contains 25 algues.