handcrafted ki oke stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade and OeO
 
handcrafted ki oke stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade and OeO
feb 07, 2013

handcrafted ki oke stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade and OeO

 

handcrafted ‘ki-oke’ stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmadeimage courtesy shuji nakagawa

 

 

the ‘ki-oke stool’ designed by danish design studio OeO and crafted by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade fuses the fine tradition of kyoto woodcrafting with western sensibilities – the result an object fabricated from either japanese cypress (sawara) and in a limited edition lignified japanese cedar (jindai-sugi) with a natural, 2,0000 year old patina. the ‘ki-oke’ stool was presented at maison et objet 2013 in paris.

 

 

handcrafted ki oke stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade and OeOthe design fuses the fine tradition of kyoto woodcrafting with western sensibilitiesimage courtesy shuji nakagawa

 

 

handcrafted ki oke stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade and OeOthe object is handcrafted from  japanese cypress (sawara) or in a limited edition lignified japanese cedar (jindai-sugi)image courtesy shuji nakagawa

 

 

handcrafted ki oke stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade and OeOthe staves are joined with bamboo pins, the top and bottom edges are smoothed, a base is affixed and the entire assembly is bound with metal ringsimage courtesy shuji nakagawa

 

 

handcrafted ki oke stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade and OeOmeasuring the wood for perfect assemblyimage courtesy shuji nakagawa

 

 

handcrafted ki oke stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade and OeOplanning the woodimage courtesy shuji nakagawa

 

 

handcrafted ki oke stool by shuji nakagawa for japan handmade and OeOimage courtesy shuji nakagawa

 

 

  • Beautiful – Love it!

    Toby
  • Wow. Really pulled that wood grain out nicely.

    justin

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

comments policy

PRODUCT LIBRARY

a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

design news

×
keep up with our daily and weekly stories
505,910 subscribers
- see sample
- see sample
designboom magazine