naoto fukasawa tomo for depadova
naoto fukasawa tomo for depadova naoto fukasawa tomo for depadova
apr 12, 2010

naoto fukasawa tomo for depadova


during the salone del mobile 2010, italian furniture company depadova presents new pieces in their showroom in corso venezia 14 in milan. japanese designer naoto fukasawa contributed with ‘tomo’ – which means ‘friend’ in japanese – a compact seating solution for private and public spaces. fukasawa’s design consists of a frame in aluminum, reinforced with steel, thus combining light lines with great strength. the armrests are cantilevered and stand independently from the back and seat, but are able to support large weights. ‘tomo’ comes with a removable fabric cover for easy cleaning.

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  • boring!

    a.d.k.v says:
  • Yep boring, bad details and proportioning and the floating armrests don’t save it.

    fave says:
  • it is what it is. That’s Fukasawa’s design approach.

    Ricardo says:

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