The idea of the cage retraces the ancient tradition of the canary in the houses. Already from the Egyptian civilizations and the times of the Romans, its presence can be seen in the houses. In medieval English courts it is a sign of good manners to have canaries in living rooms.
Jake Phipps is a British designer who has specialized in the design and manufacture of unique, highly engineered custom pieces. His award-winning work is often characterized by energetic and elegant metallic shapes that are not only functional, but convey a luxurious and precious quality to them.