Posts tagged as 'Satoshi Itasaka'

Wed 4.11.

The Birth lamp by Satoshi Itasaka for h220430 (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.11.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

The Birth lamp by Satoshi Itasaka for h220430, photo: Elly

The Birth lamp by Satoshi Itasaka for h220430, photo: Elly

Designer Satoshi Itasaka from Tokyo-based studio h220430 references the very moment of fertilisation of an ovum, and the weak electrical current that occurs when that happens, in The Birth chandelier.

 

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Wed 5.12.

‘Owl’ chair by h220430 (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 05.12.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , , , ,

‘Owl’ chair by h220430; photo by Ellie

Drawing their inspiration from two traditional Japanese art and craft techniques of origami and furoshiki, the Tokyo-based practice h220430 (established on April 30th, Heisei 22, hence the name) has realised this easy-to-assemble children’s chair called ‘Owl’. Made from a single sheet of a lightweight EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate), the chair’s straightforward, demountable design aims to ‘help nurture children’s creativity’ while making the chair storage and small-space friendly.

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