American design with a sense of humor, Areaware's mission is to produce everyday objects that are both functional and unusual, utilizing the best design talent available within our borders.
Areaware is a New York City based producer of thoughtful, new and inspiring products that serve a practical purpose while looking beyond the ordinary. Areaware has become a strong voice for American design, working with talents like Harry Allen, Jonas Damon, David Weeks and Singgih Kartono among its collective of strong design voices. Creating products from a diverse range of media and design languages, the Areaware product range includes home accents, functional accessories and furnishings that are simple, beautiful, humorous and poetic.
Noel Wiggins is the founder, president, and artistic director of Areaware. Noel graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art. He is a fourth generation painter, although he spends most of his time with the artistic direction of Areaware, designing products for the company and running the design studio.