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metal knitted objects by kanaami tsuji for japan handmade + OeO
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feb 05, 2013
metal knitted objects by kanaami tsuji for japan handmade + OeO


metal knitted objects by kanaami tsuji for japan handmade + OEO
image courtesy japan handmade

 

 

developed as part of the collaboration between danish design company OEO and ‘japan handmade‘,
the collection features an evolution of traditionally crafted objects – securing the future generation of
japanese craftsmanship.

 

presented at the 2013 maison et objet, artisan group kanaami-tsuji featured their metal-knitted
kitchen utensils, alongside a library chair designed by danish architect børge mogensen. using
techniques dating back over 1000 years ago, the series of objects utilize hand-weaves – such as
kiku-dashi (chrysanthemum pattern) and kikko-ami (tortoise shell netting) that are traditionally
used for tofu servers and tea strainers, to create poetic and graphically decorative patterns for
functional houseware.

 

 

‘metal knitting’ by kanaami tsuji
video courtesy of japan handmade

 

 

wine stopper + cork screw family
image courtesy japan handmade

 

 

cork screw detail
image courtesy japan handmade

 

 

letter knives
image courtesy japan handmade

 

 

magnifying glasses
image courtesy japan handmade

 

 

copper bowl top view
image courtesy japan handmade

 

 

3/4 detail
image courtesy japan handmade

 

 

mogensen x kanami-tsuji library chair
image courtesy japan handmade

 

 

mogensen x kanami-tsuji library chair
image © designboom

 

 

knitting detail
image © designboom

 

 

wine stoppers
image © designboom

 

 

toru tsuji
portrait © designboom

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