Since their establishment in 1916, they have mainly produced items such as buddist alter fittings, tea ceremony utensils and vases. In recent years, they manufacture tableware and interior goods and are expanding their field, responding to various requests from architecture, art, fashion and even for medical instruments. While respecting the techniques given to them by their forerunners, their enthusiasm towards producing products that can create a new tradition has attracted attention within and out of Japan.
Claesson Koivisto, Rune
Established in Stockholm in 1995 by Mårten Claesson,Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune. Originally began as an architectural office, since then they have become a internationally acclaimed multi-disciplinary office with an equal emphasis on architecture and design. They have provided designs for more than 80 companies worldwide and has been awarded more than 60 awards.
Research & Development: Jin Kuramoto
Designer. Born in 1976 in Hyogo Prefecture.After graduating from Kanazawa College of Art, he worked as an in-house designer for a consumer electronics company. In 2008, he built his own studio, JIN KURAMOTO STUDIO designing products such as electronics, furniture, home furnishings, while he also works in product development. He as won various awards such as the iF Design Award.