Kauri Ooki

Setsu & Shinobu Ito

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Table made with top in solid Kauri, ancient wood of New Zealand, with geometric base in iron that depicts the folds of traditional origami and features visible welding.

Finish: base of oil / natural wax of vegetable origin with pine extracts.

Every buyer has a chance to choose his or her very own table and whether the top could be filled in with resin, where possible.

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Setsu & Shinobu Ito

Designer

Setsu & Shinobu Ito are both Japanese designers with a broad work experience in architecture, interior,product, industrial & packaging design. Setsu Ito, graduated from Tsukuba University in Japan, began collaborating with leader of avant-garde italian design Alessandro Mendini at Studio Alchimia, and then withgreat master of modern architecture and design, Angelo Mangiarotti. Shinobu Ito, graduated from Tama Art University in Tokyo, started her career for CBS Sony (Sony Music Entertainment) in Sony Creative Products and attained a Master Degree at Domus Academy, Milan. They opened their design studio in 1997, and since then, they worked and consulted for international clients in a wide range of activities in the design field, from architecture, interior, industrial and craft to packaging design. They have received design awards such as: "The Young & Design Award 1999" (Italy), “The Good Design Award 2001” (Japan), “The Toyama Product Design Award 2001” (Japan), selected “ADI Design Index 2001, 2005” (Italy) and Compasso d’Oro 2011”(Italy). Some projects became permanent collection of “Triennale Design Museum”, Milan and “Die Neu Sammlung International Design Museum”, Munich. Their works were published in design books and magazines worldwide. They are visiting professors for important design schools such as Domus Academy inMilan, Politecnico di Milano, IUAV University of Venice, IED Istituto Europeo di Design Milano, and Tsukub aUniversity Japan. Their teaching reputation was recognized when they were awarded with "The R.Bonetto Award 2002".

materials

Wood and finishes
Kauri hand sanden
Kauri machine sanded
Metal and finishes
Titanium, matt brushed effect
Aged Copper, matt brushed effect
Aged bronze, matt brushed effect
Stainless steel, matt brushed effect
RAL 3020 Traffic red
RAL 9005 Jet black
RAL 8019 Grey brown
RAL 7037 Dusty grey
RAL 7035 Light grey
RAL 9016 Traffic white
RAL 9010 Pure white
RAL 1013 Oyster white
RAL 9002 Grey white
RAL 9001 Cream white
iron "Irondust" Lacquered
Natural Iron Matt Transparent Lacquered

data sheet

Natural Living

Each purchaser that buys a Riva 1920 product will receive as a gift a small plant, upon request, to return the favour to nature that originally produced the wood used for the production of the piece of furniture purchased.

 

Picture is for presentation purposes only, therefore it could be not perfectly representative.
Packaging in wooden crate has been replaced with packaging in recycled carton for a lower impact on the environment.

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