SHOE STOOL for OPINION CIATTI / Salone del Mobile 2014

The SHOE STOOL will be exhibited by Italian Furniture brand OPINION CIATTI at the SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL MOBILE 2014.

The SHOE STOOL was designed last year by Koichi Futatsumata for a fashion brand based in Fukuoka Japan “FUJITO” as a limited edition item for its 10 year anniversary. With changes in specifications, the stool will be re-released by OPINION CIATTI. Prior to the release, the prototype of the SHOE STOOL by OPINION CIATTI will be launched and exhibited as part of their new collection. The stool will be exhibited in the main venue Fiera, and the show room of OPINION CIATTI located in the center of Milan. If you happen to be in Milan, please stop by.

PAD.16 / STAND D37
April 8th – April 13th, 2014
[ENTRATALIBERA](Manufacture showroom)
Corso Indipendenza, 16, 20129 Milano, Italy
April 8th – April 13th, 2014/10:00 – 20:00
Reception party will be held on the 10th of April from 7PM.

OPINION CIATTI(Press)/Ileana Cernaz

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The six products designed by Futatsumata is exhibited at LIVING MOTIF in Japan.

Date: Sep 13, 2013 – Oct 14, 2013
Venue: LIVING MOTIF (Japan)
Tel: +81 (0)3 3587 2784
Information :

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SHOE STOOL – Original

SHOE STOOL-original, Futatsumata designed for fashion brand FUJITO, have released.

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246 STOOL for Ishinomaki Laboratory

246 STOOL designed for Ishinomaki Laboratory have gone on sale. The stools assembled with six simple parts cut down from two-by-four wood.

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Mark-ing exhibition in London

Within the exhibition an example of contemporary work by each of the 16 designers(8 UK, 8 Japanese) is presented alongside a ‘fragment’ of their consciousness in the shape of a single object; through this the exhibition examines the designers’ inspiration, and the connections between their respective social backgrounds.

Date: 10 January 2013 – 25 January 2013
Venue: Gallery Libby Sellers, 41-42 Berners Street, London, W1T 3NB
Participating designers: (UK) Moritz Waldemeyer / Ismini Samanidou / Paul Cocksedge / Max Lamb / Geoffrey Mann / Helen Amy Murray / Hannah Martin / Benjamin Hubert / (JP) Makoto Orisaki / Kouichi Okamoto / Jo Nagasaka / Ryuji Nakamura / Risa Fukui / Yuri Suzuki / Maiko Kurogouchi / Koichi Futatsumata
Organised: British Council E&Y Co.,Ltd.
Supported: Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Curation: Tsuyoshi Matsuzawa Max Fraser
Art Direction & Design: Fumikazu Ohara
Exhibition coordination: Taku Sato
Planning: Manami Yuasa(Head of Arts, British Council Japan) Tsuyoshi Matsuzawa(E&Y Co., Ltd.)

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Koichi Futatsumata here announces the founding of “KOICHI FUTATSUMATA STUDIO” to represent his furniture/product/object designing activities. “CASE-REAL” will continue on with its projects specializing in interior, architectural design with Futatsumata and his elite partners. The base(Fukuoka and Tokyo) will be shared and there will be no changes in the address, however individual web-sites/e-mail address/phone numbers will be set. Please refer to each web-site for further details.