GOOD DESIGN AWARD

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2017

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
Furniture made of domestic wood & bamboo materials [AKITA COLLECTION, FLAT BAMBOO SHIMANE]
Business Owner
Akita Prefecture Furniture Manufactures Association, WOODSTYLE Co.,Ltd.
Category
Furniture for daily life and lighting appliances for home
Company
Toshiyuki Kita Design Laboratory Ltd. (Japan)
Award Number
17G060546
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2017

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Outline

Domestic bamboo from Shimane were flattened with skin intact and made into table and chair. By turning round bamboos into flat boards brought new values to its material for wider usage, as with the furniture made from domestic Akita cedro and beech woods. These design set out further possibilities with concept of rebirthing natural material by traditional Japanese craftsmanship and new technology.

Producer

TOSHIYUKI KITA

Designer

TOSHIYUKI KITA

TOSHIYUKI KITA

Already in service/use
2018/3
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