A cutlery set designed by Koichi Futatsumata for the Belgian design label – “valerie_objects” will be exhibited at IBU Gallery in Paris.


May 2nd – Jul 29th, 2017
IBU Gallery
166 Galerie de Valois
Jardin du Palais-Royal
75001 Paris

show during D Days (2 – 14 May)
the show continues at IBU Gallery until the 29th of July

David Clarke (UK), David Bernstein (USA), D.D.Trans (BE), Eline Willemarck (BE),
Karl Fritsch (DE), Gésine Hackenberg (DE), Giampaolo Babetto (IT), Jaydan Moore (USA),
Joo Hyung Park (KR), Koichi Futatsumata (JP), Maarten Baas (NL),
Marie Christine Dorner (FR), Maki Okamoto (JP), Muller Van Severen (BE),
Myra Mimlitsch-Gray (USA), Nils Hint (EE), Octave Vandeweghe (BE),
Studio Jinhyun Jeon (KR), Studio Wieki Somers (NL), Yuya Ushida (JP), among others…

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Tokyo Design Week 2016


the Cutlery project(for valerie_objects)

Oct 26th – Nov 7th, 2016
Cibone Aoyama
2F 2-27-25 Minamiaoyama Minato-ku Tokyo

Reception party
Oct 26th 19:00-


Untitled(DOit YOURSELF! project)
Deck Chair and Ottoman, Flamingo stool(Ishinomaki Laboratory)

Oct 28th – Nov 3th, 2016
2F 2-5-7 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Reception party
Oct 27th 18:00-

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Milano Design Week 2016

[Alamak! DESIGN IN ASIA @ Milano triennale design museum]

“alamak!” is the exhibition will be held at Triennale di Milano. The exhibition brings together 12 designers and artists from 10 Asian countries and their works will be exhibited. GEOMETRY STOOL – Futatsumata’s one of the lately works will be displayed at this exhibition.

Participating Designers/Artists : Gunjan Gupta、Alvin Tjitrowirjo、P.C.EE、Studio Juju、Anon Pairot、Gabriel Lichauco、NBT Studio、Kwangho Lee、Naihan Li、Jo Nagasaka、invisible designs lab.、Koichi Futatsumata

Term/Venue : 2nd Apr – 12th September 2016 10:30 – 20:30  *Closed on Monday *only during the Milan design week (11th Apr – 17th Apr) 10:30 – 22:00
XXI Triennale International Exhibition Milan 2016 “21st Century. Design After Design”
Triennale di Milano
Palazzo dell’ Arte / Gallerie dell’Architetture
Viale Alemegna 6, Milan 20121 Italia

[THE CUTLERY SHOW @ Il Lazzaretto]

The exhibition by the collaboration with varerie traan gallery (Antwerp, Belgium) and valerie objects. The latest prototypes of the cutlery designed by Futatsumata will be exhibited.

Participating Designers/Artists : David Bernstein(US), D.D.Trans(B), DWA(IT), Koichi Futatsumata(JP), Maarten Baas(NL), NILS HINT(ET), Wieki Somers(NL) and the others

Term/Venue : 12th – 17th Apr 2016  11:00 – 19:00
Il Lazzaretto
via San Giovanni alla Paglia 4, 20124 Milano

[A Matter of Perception TRADITION & TECHNOLOGY @ Palazzo Litta]

The exhibition hosted by DAMN° and Mosca Partners. The latest prototypes of the cutlery designed by Futatsumata will be exhibited.

Participating Designers/Artists : Chris Kabel, Koichi Futatsumata, Maarten Baas, Mullar Van Severen&Robberechet en daem architecten

Term/Venue : 12th – 17th Apr 2016  11:00 – 21:00
Palazzo Litta
Corso Magenta 24, Milano


“DESIGN WORKSHOP JAPAN – SWITZERLAND” is the workshop held in Switzerland and Japan in 2015. The workshop results such as the prototypes of furniture will be presented at Istituto Svizzero, and Futatsumata will exhibit his new design – DECK LOUNGE CHAIR & OTTOMAN.
Participating Designers/Artists : (JP)Keiji Ashizawa, Koichi Futatsumata, Yusuke Hayashi (Drill Design), Yoko Yasunishi (Drill Design), Koichi Suzuno (Torafu Architects), Shigeki Fujishiro, (SW)Dimitri Baehler, Camille Blin, Micael Filipe, Carlo Clopath, Christophe Guberan
Term/Venue : 12th – 17th Apr 2016
Istituto Svizzero
Sede di Milano Via Vecchio Politecnico 3 (Centro Svizzero) I – 20121 Milano

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Maison&Objet Paris 2016

A cutlery set designed by Koichi Futatsumata will be released from the Belgian design label – “valerie_objects” at Maison&Objet in Paris. At the exhibition, a cutlery set designed by Maarten Baas(NL) who also joined the cutlery project, a collection of small mirrors design by DD Trans(BE), and a collection designed by Muller Van Severen(BE) will also be exhibited. If you happen to be in Paris, please stop by.

Maison&Objet Paris

Jan 22th – Jan 26th, 2016
Paris Nord Villepinte
Hall 7, Stand A192 / B191

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E&Y “edition HORIZONTAL” / the Design Museum

edition HORIZONTAL multiple collection line

A multiple refers to a work of art produced as an edition.
It is a representation of something – acquiring value and significance as a person takes it in his/her hands and intelligently filling the blank space of life.
Created without consideration for functionality, multiples provide the joy of ownership and captivate us to our psychological core. Such multiples create relationships that expand over time, like an open vista.
“edition HORIZONTAL” is a collection line by E&Y that presents the artistic aspects of designer’s and artisan’s work. The multiples are accompanied by messages from their creators, along with an openness to interpretation.
That leaves a wide margin to people while stating the message.

Participating Designers/Artists
Koichi Futatsumata, Yosuke Hayashi, Max Lamb, Mihoko Mori, Fumikazu Ohara, Asako Shiroki, Gen Suzuki, Yuri Suzuki, Nina Tolstrup and Jack Mama, Faye Toogood, Hironobu Yamabe

Design Museum atrium
28 Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD

September 19-27 / 10:00‒17:45
*Breakfast Media Event:September 21 at Riverside Hall 8:00-10:00 AM

Design Museum

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