maruni wood industry was founded by takeo yamanaka in 1928 which established the technique of bentwood working that was considered extremely difficult at the time. bring onboard designers including masayuki kurokawa, alberto meda from italy, jasper morrison from the UK, and naoto fukasawa, each had to tackle the topic of chairs conceived as a message directed towards the japanese aesthetic.

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maruni wood industry was founded by takeo yamanaka in 1928 which established the technique of bentwood working that was considered extremely difficult at the time. bring onboard designers including masayuki kurokawa, alberto meda from italy, jasper morrison from the UK, and naoto fukasawa, each had to tackle the topic of chairs conceived as a message directed towards the japanese aesthetic.

nov 10, 2016

maruni presents jasper morrison curated exhibition: chairs, baskets and books

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during tokyo design week 2016, the japanese furniture producer presented an exhibition about making things, »

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apr 01, 2016

naoto fukasawa + jasper morrison debut wood and steel furniture for maruni wood industry

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for the 'hiroshima' chair and concept stool, naoto fukasawa emphasized solid wood with lines from the arm to »

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apr 04, 2014

naoto fukasawa on designing a chair for maruni wood industry

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WATCH: naoto fukasawa elaborates on the company's attention to craftsmanship, and his own approach to »

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may 14, 2013

jasper morrison: maruni collection 2013

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originally conceived for personal use on the terrace of his studio, the british designer's 'botan' bench is »

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