An interesting selection of furniture by Japanese designer Yukari Hotta, whose interest in the aesthetic principles of Nordic and Japanese design inspires much of her work.
Produced by design studio Luur, headed by American designer Christopher Stuart, this collection is titled “The Whole Side Table” and consists of three variations on a flatpack design.
A unique collection of vertically split log seating by Japanese firm Torafu architects, which were made from a tree using a Kobiki saw, a tool usually used for felling trees.
Kuramoto studios was founded in Tokyo in 2008 by Japanese Designer Jin Kuramoto. He works on various product design projects, but his concept is to focus on the “essence of things”.
Through the ingenuity of the designers at Hikiyose they have been able to utilise all of the parts of a flat piece of wood, turning something two dimensional into a full three-dimensional object.
The Fafa table by designers Julia Mülling and Niklas Jessen are made using that natural ash wood and a clear lacquer to finish. It’s also classical in construction but contemporary in appearance.