ACADEMY MUSEUM EXCLUSIVE
Brass paperclips in the shape of film cameras designed by Poketo.
This exclusive, co-branded collection of film-inspired goods was created with local Los Angeles designer POKETO, and is available only at the Academy Museum Store.
Founded in 2003 by husband-and-wife team Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung, Poketo has grown from a small startup into a creative hub and online destination. A lifestyle brand born out of the desire to infuse art and design into every day, Poketo creates collections of design-conscious goods to cultivate a creative lifestyle.
The name Poketo (pronounced “poh-keh-toe”) stems from the mispronunciation of “pocket” by Angie’s grandmother. It tied in perfectly with the first product ever created under Poketo: a series of artist wallets that fit right in your pocket—and Ted and Angie just loved the way it sounded.
In addition to its online store, Poketo has a LA-based retail location in Little Tokyo of DTLA which hosts art exhibitions, workshops and other events that serve to foster the local creative community.