“Somewhere” is a foldable coffee table made by rational and natural structure, as well as, its every single detail was created by refinement craftsman hand by hand. The purpose of this furniture is getting back to origin of function as a furniture, at the same time a message to the standard making process “mass production”. All design elements have intention to support to each other naturally against loads. And every process of production has been made carefully by Japanese craftsmanship without any huge machines and facilities for mass production. “Somewhere” is more than just coffee table, elegant concept and structure allows owners to use various scene regardless of interior or exterior.
LESS THAN 600 is a portable freestanding lamp which is inspired by a Japanese traditional craft "Kanazawa Gold Leaf" with application of modern lighting technologies such as a rechargeable battery and LED.
These features enable to carry anywhere without worrying about power supply like shelf, bed side, low table, outdoor and so on.
It allows to have a mystical moment by dual aspect of the shining golden reflector inside, and the sphere emitting slightly blue-green light outside.
Exhibited at "BAMBOO EXPO 11" in Tokyo.
This texture cards feature embossing on the paper so that users can perceive information by sense of touch only.
All information has been converted into embossment such as black is concavity and red is convex. And all production processes are made hand by hand precisely & carefully by Japanese craftsmanship.
These features allow users play equally without support even though who are blind or not able to read braille like "you".
German Design Award 2020 "Winner"
Exhibited at "Milan Design Week 2019" in Milan.
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The metal meshes for interior decorative materials feature fineness & precisely being weaved metal threads by means of unique high technologies.
Exhibited at "DESIGN INSPIRE 2018" in Hong Kong.
Guest house in Ishigaki Island
"Guest house ISHIGAKI HIVE", located in Ishigaki island Japan, is for those who are mainly backpackers & teenagers. Each bed has semi-private area where allows groups to communicate with each other.
Been on the Italian design blog "Basil Green Pencil".
The bakery "Honda" is a flagship store in Himeji that sells only white bread which is being supervised by a famous patisserie in Japan.
Been in the issue July 2018 of "SHOTEN KENCHIKU".
Paddle Sugar is a concept product caring for environment as the one idea for protect limited natural resources. It combines 2 products of sugar stick and stirrer that means 50% reduction in refuse. We need to know our foolish greed that mass production generously use physical natural resources, on the other hand, we hesitate to use imaginary money for something band new challenges.
STOK laundry is a multi-purpose detachable washing line from wall-mounted hooks. It designed for using in tiny space such as hallway, bathroom where has dead space.
German Design Award 2018 / Winner
iF Design Award 2016
ドイツデザイン賞 / iFデザイン賞 受賞