Release Information: SAND / Tendo Mokko
works updated: LOUNGE CHAIR for Kanagawa Prefectural Library
We have updated the new works designed by Futatsumata.
LOUNGE CHAIR for Kanagawa Prefectural Library
(photo: Daisuke Shima)
Shortlist / Frame Awards 2022
In the Frame Awards 2022, “SAND” released by Tendo Mokko has been shortlisted as one of the high five in the “Furniture of the Year” category.
Furniture design / Kanagawa Prefectural Library
The new main building of the Kanagawa Prefectural Library is now open in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Futamata is involved in furniture design, including lounge chairs and low tables.
Click here for the special opening site
Product release: Renewed Elder_ARAOKAGANKYO
“Elder_ARAOKAGANKYO” designed by Futatsumata in 2017 for ARAOKA GANKYO is now renewed for the 2022 model. The frame material has been renewed from conventional acetate to “M49”, a bioplastic that returns to the soil.
works updated: ESKER, №8
ELLE DECO INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS JAPAN / Nominee
The chair that Futatsumata designed for Tendo [SAND] was nominated by Elle Decor Japan edition for the seating category of the Elle Decor International Design Award(EDIDA) 2022.
IFFT special highlight / +TALENTS @Tokyo Big Sight
The exhibition “+ TALENTS” will be held at the event IFFT / Interior Lifestyle Living from 18th Oct. The new product “SAND” that Futatsumata designed for Tendo Mokko will be displayed. Also some prototypes which had been made on the development process will be exhibited.
[ Term ]
Oct 18st (Mon) – 20th (Wed), 2021
10:00 – 18:00 (Last day closed at 17:00)
[ Venue ]
Tokyo Big Sight, South Exhibition Halls
[ Entry ]
Visitor pre-registration is required to enter the venue.
*People under the age of 18 and public visitors are not admitted to the fair.
[ Participants ]
Reunion – KOICHI FUTATSUMATA・E&Y collection –
The works “4FB” and “GO“ will be exhibited at “Directors”which is the flagship store of “FUJITO”.
Term : September 18th(Sat) – September 26th(Sun), 2021
Open from : 12:00 – 19:00
Venue : Directors
Address : 1F East Building, 3-4-3 Kego, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0023, Fukuoka Prefecture
Tel : 092-733-3997
Hosted by : WISTERIA Co., Ltd.
Supported by : E&Y Co., Ltd.
publicity updated: “TENDO IN JAPANESE MODERN”
To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the founding of Tendo Mokko, the book “Tendo in Japanese Modern” has been published. The book also features the new chair “SAND”, which Futamata have designed for the “TENDO JAPANESE MODERN / 80 PROJECT”.
“Tendo in Japanese Modern”
Supervision: Tendo Mokko
Planning and project direction: Ryusuke Nanki
Art Direction: Mamiko Takahashi
Design: Sari Ogino, Kurumi Shibata
Editing and writing: Yoshinao Yamada
Editing: Naoki Kato (Tendo Mokko), Seiji Shinjo (Seigensha)
Translation assistance: Joyce Ram