the cutlery project by valerie_objects
A new cutlery series designed by Koichi Futatsumata will be presented as part of the Belgian design label “valerie_objects” at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
Axel Van Den Bossche and Frank Lambert are launching the new international design label “Valerie_objects” with art director Veerle Wenes who is the independent curator and owner of Galerie Valerie Traan in Antwerp. The official launch will take place at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs on 2nd June 2015 as part of D’DAYS festival. At the exhibition, their brand-new cutlery collection by 6 designers – Jinhyun Jeon(KR/NL), Muller Van Severen(B), Maarten Baas(NL), Studio Simple(B/NL), Koichi Futatsumata(JPN) and Wieki Somers(NL) – will be presented. If you happen to be in Paris, please stop by.
Galerie Valerie Traan
Jinhyun Jeon(KR/NL), Muller Van Severen(B), Maarten Baas(NL), Koichi Futatsumata(JPN), Studio Simple(B/NL) and Wieki Somers(NL)
June 2nd – June 7th, 2015 11:00-18:00
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs
107 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
FLAMINGO for Ishinomaki Laboratory
FLAMINGO stool designed for Ishinomaki Laboratory have gone on sale.
update : FLAMINGO
Wallpaper* Handmade Exhibition / Salone del Mobile 2015
KOICHI FUTATSUMATA x SKAGEN
Wallpaper* Handmade 2015
Eat me! Drink me! Tell me that you love me!
The exhibition ‘Wallpaper* Handmade’ is annually held in Milan during the Salone del Mobile week, which is organised by British design culture magazine Wallpaper*. Based on a concept ‘the marriage of craftsmanship and design’, Wallpaper* selects designers, artists, and manufacturers to make one-off luxury items of furniture, fittings, food stuffs, fashions and much more. Those special one-off items will be showcased all together at once. This year, Koichi has been chosen to participate in this exhibition and designed a new object. If you happen to be in Milan, please stop by.
The Wallpaper* Arcade
Via San Gregorio 43, 20124 Milano
April 14th 12:00-16:00
April 15th-18th 10:00-20:00
*For press inquiries please contact us below.
KOICHI FUTATSUMATA STUDIO / Ritsu Shibata
JAPAN : AI TERAMOTO (ILLUSTRATION) | JO NAGASAKA (ARCHITECTURE) | KOICHI FUTATSUMATA (ARCHITECTURE / PRODUCT DESIGN) | KUNIHIKO MORINAGA (FASHION) | RYUJI NAKAMURA (ARCHITECTURE) | SOSUKE NAKABO (PRODUCT DESIGN)
SWITZERLAND : ATELIER OÏ (ARCHITECTURE / PRODUCT DESIGN) | ADRIEN ROVERO (PRODUCT DESIGN) | CARLO CLOPATH (PRODUCT DESIGN) | COLIN SCHAELLI (PRODUCT DESIGN / GRAPHIC DESIGN)
TAIWAN : CHE WANG (ARCHITECTURE) | GINA HSU (ART / PRODUCT DESIGN) | HSIEN-HSUN HUANG (GRAPHIC DESIGN) | PILI WU (PRODUCT DESIGN) | SHIH-YANG CHANGCHIEN (ILLUSTRATION / PRODUCT DESIGN) | YA-WEN CHOU (ART / PRODUCT DESIGN)
ADDRESS : 2F-20-23, Daikanyamacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0034, Japan
ACCESS：1 minute walk from DAIKANYAMA station
DATE : 2014.10.25(Sat)-11.3(Mon)
OPEN : 11:00 – 20:00
ENTRANCE FEE : 500yen
URL : www.showcase-web.com
OPENING PARTY : 10.25(Sat) 17:00-20:00
Trame / La Triennale di Milano
SHOE STOOL is exhibited on La Triennale di Milano.
SHOE STOOL will be released in this fall from Italian furniture company, OPINION CIATTI. SHOE STOOL with cooper finishing is on display at La Triennale di Milano in Italy. The title of the exhibition is “Trame – Copper Crossing in contemporary art, design, technology and architecture”. This exhibition selects works using copper from various fields such as Contemporary Art, Design, Technology and Architecture.
-Copper Crossing in contemporary art, design, technology and architecture-
Period: 16 September 2014 to 9 November 2014
Place: La Triennale di Milano
Address: Viale Alemagna 6, Milan, Italy
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.
[SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL MOBILE](main venue)
PAD.16 / STAND D37
April 8th – April 13th, 2014
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
KOICHI FUTATSUMATA STUDIO/Ritsu Shibata
Wallpaper* DESIGN AWARDS 2014 / Best Domestic Design
Wallpaper* DESIGN AWARDS 2014
Best Domestic Design / High Five
SHOE STOOL(2013, FUJITO)
Organizer : Wallpaper*(London, UK)
ARCH CHAIR for RESTAURANT ON THE SEA
update: ARCH CHAIR, Futatsumata designed for RESTAURANT ON THE SEA in Teshima-island, Kagawa, Japan.
*RESTAURANT ON THE SEA – Official website: http://www.chc-co.com/
KOICHI FUTATSUMATA × E&Y EXHIBITION / LIVING MOTIF
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 : www.livingmotif.com
SHOE STOOL – Original
SHOE STOOL-original, Futatsumata designed for fashion brand FUJITO, have released.