TRID, transformable furniture that can be used from birth to adulthood, with three different functions: cradle, bouncer and chair. It has two different rockers which give the user comfortable swinging movements and seating experiences. These curvatures are based on the research that a sharper rocker is comfortable for people with a smaller build while a more gentle rocker is comfortable for those with a larger frame. This furniture can be assembled in various shapes by yourself with a hex key, so this can be kept flat when not in use, saving cost and space for replacement. Therefore, the TRID is a multifunctional piece of furniture which can be continuously utilized by changing the application to the one suited to the growing process of a human.
自主制作 / Self Study
2017 RADO STAR PRIZE 2017, Shortlisted
This is a modular bath product which can be continuously utilized by changing the application to the one suited to the growing process of a child. This can be used for a long time, so it help to save cost and space for replacement. For example, the each products can be a seat or a step which are usable for children of all years and changeable into an optimum height in response to the growth of the child or purpose. The six products can be stacked together neatly and tidy on the same place, saving the space when not in use. Hence, this product is suitable to use space efficiently in a bathroom of small apartment.
House of Matとはフラットスペースや3Dを作るためのシンプルな構造をもつ、ジョイントマットです。 遊び心のような機能を持つ、子供のためのジョイントマットレスを設計することがデザインの課題です。これは正方形、長方形、三角形の3種類のマットで構成されており、マットを組み合わせることで、さまざまなスペースやカタチを生み出します。
This is a joint mat with simple structure used as making flat space or 3D. The design brief is to design a joint mattress for kids, having a playful function.It consists of 3 different types of mats; square, rectangle and triangle, and it helps to make various spaces and sharps.
FFF is a foldable table and chair set, made specifically for small spaces and low-budget apartments. The set comes as a box, which you can open from both sides to set the table up, to then allow you to pull four chairs out of it, which are foldable themselves.This table set has been made to be easily foldable and packable, so that anyone can pull it out when they receive guests, or whenever they need extra desk space. Once closed, you wouldn’t even think it’s a table set. The FFF is very narrow/thin, allowing the user to transport it easily even in smaller spaces. The table set is being made of wood, and has been design in order to be as light, small, and thin as possible without affecting the product’s ability to serve as a proper table set. It is thus very light compared to other table sets, and easy to move to your next apartment or to ship.
Product detail: Material : Birch Plywood Dimensions : H700mm x W820 mm x D1390 mm (Close D190mm)
WABED is a bed that harmonizes with the Japanese style room. I designed a bed that added functionality and warmth of wood to simple design under the theme of bed frame design considering housing situation in Japan. The design for tatami, Japanese style room, has a wide foot to support a surface like a ski board instead of four legs. The design has a sophisticated structure maintaining strength by utilizing bending tree technology. It has the whole frame wooden so that it can be harmonized with the atmosphere of the Japanese style room, making it a lower bed. WABED is as simple as possible so that it could match even houses without Japanese rooms.
This is an unique stool inspired by Mondrian style. The design brief is to design furniture inspired by minimal art. The stool has a simple form combined with geometric shapes and primary colors as Mondrian style.
This is an innovative night stand combined with a mini table, which means user can use it as a mini table and/or a night stand. Project brief for a mini desk that shall be used as a support to laptops or handheld devices, or provide a support to eat while in bed and/or on the couch. While not in use, the system may be combined with other furniture pieces.The trapezium is a good form to use as a mini table because it gives an enough space to put legs under the mini table. In addition, the ribs allows the design to fully ensure structural strength and to be stackable. The assembling process is really simple, and user don’t need to use tools. The process is just only one step that user grab the hole on the side or the edge, and then lift the mini table up. After using the mini table, they only put it down to the night stand to fit the unevenness. The mini table is suitable to be used as a support to laptops or handheld devices on a couch or a bed while the night stand has enclosed space to keep books or accessory. In addition, user can have breakfast with the mini table on a bed whereas user can put coffer cup on the nightstand.
Product detail: Material : Mahogany Dimensions : Nightstand W765mm D450mm H600mm
Mini Table W655mm D450mm H300mm
This is a simple stool inspired from a famous Japanese mountain, Mt. Fujiyama. The stool is made from MAPKA materials. The stools can be stacked on the same place. The height of the stool is 377.6 millimeter high to reflect Mt. Fuji’s height of 3,776 meters. From my research based on agronomics, the center hole on the top is 70 mm in diameter to hold and to carry it easy. The top of the seat is slightly indented along a hip. There’re the large kindness for sitting on this with just a little indentation. This indented form would provide comfort to user. I adjusted the ratio of white and blue colors in order to look beautiful when user sits on it and they stack it on the same place. Thus, the beautiful ratio between the two colors was one-to-two. The Mt Fuji Stool can be recyclable and renewable, so the sustainable design is able to last over the 100 years. The project will contribute to a sustainable society.
Product detail: Material : Mapka Dimensions : W425mm D425mm H377.6mm
The Wine Rackとはハイプルエースを使用した、ワインラックです。オープンデザインを活用した新しいダンボール家具というテーマのもと、シンプルで使いやすいワインラックをデザインをしました。ハイプルエースとは軽量かつ強靭な優れた特徴を誇り、家具としてもその特徴を発揮でき、加工適性にも優れております。使用後の廃棄に関しても、100％リサイクル可能であり、地球環境に優しい素材です。このワインラックは組み立てはシンプルで、差し込むだけで作ることができます。
The Wine Rack is a wine rack made from cardboard named HiPLE-ACE. I designed a simple and easy-to-use wine rack under the theme of new cardboard furniture utilizing open design. It is lightweight and tough, and boasts outstanding features such as high-purity ace, it can also demonstrate its characteristics as furniture, and it is excellent in processing suitability. As for disposal after use, it is 100% recyclable and is environmentally friendly. This wine rack is simple to assemble by only inserting it.
This is a simple stackable stool having a sophisticated form and function. The brief mentions that a stool focusing on the space saving which a common constraint is a greater challenge. The product is stackable, so user can store several stools on the same space as one. The name of this product is ‘Stool A’ because one idea which inspired me more to design a stool is ‘A’ letter having common and friendly forms. The form helps to keep simple, and it can be recognized at a glance as a stool. In addition, the gentle curves allows the design to fully ensure strength and to be stackable. The stacking process is really simple, and user don’t need to use tools.
Dimensions : H 45cm x W 40cm x D 35cm 自主制作 /Self Study