Designed by Masanori Oji and made by Futagami, Japan. Brass bottle openers with a presence. Easy-to-use, beautiful functional objects.WAKU" means "frame" in Japanese. It's a bottle opener with a simple frame shape. The outer surface is hairline-finished while it has a crude casting surface inside.Founded in 1897, FUTAGAMI has a long history of making brass artifacts used in the Buddhist traditions. Brass products gradually change their colour over the course of many years dues to oxidation. The longer they are used, the richer they become.
Country of Design: Japan Designer: Masanori Oji Material: Brass Dimensions: 5.5"L
Founded in 1879, Futagami is one of Japan’s oldest metal manufacturers. Its collaboration with designer Masanori Oji has created a modern minimalist line of brass ware home goods that combine traditional techniques and materials with modern shapes. Futagami’s craftsmen work from Masanori’s inventive designs to create truly original metal works that bring elegance and understated radiance to common everyday objects.
Design Award: Interior Lifestyle Japan Country of Design: Japan Designer: Masanori Oji Material: Brass, Moleskin Dimensions: Medium (5.5" x 3.5") | Large (8.25 x 3.5")
Founded in 1897, Futagami is one of Japan's oldest metal manufacturer. Futagmi's craftsmen melt the brass at blazing temperatures and then pour the liquid metal into molds of inventively minimal shapes by collaborator and artist, Oji Masanori's. His collection is the winner of the 2009 Interior Lifestyle Awards in Japan.FUTAGAMI was founded in 1897 and has a long history of making brass artifacts. Brass changes its colour over the course of many years due to oxidisation; the longer they are used, the richer and subtler they become.
Country of Design: Japan Designer: Masanori Oji Material: Brass Dimensions: 5.75"D
FD Style is a collection of basic kitchen tools that have been pared down to their essential elements and created with the discerning home chef in mind. These ergonomic stainless steel tools are accentuated by a rustproof fluorocarbon polymer coating that gives them a strong yet elegant matte black finish. Comfortable to use and easy to care for, FD Style is the perfect intersection of form and function: long-lasting high-design kitchen tools that are meant to be seen.
Design Award: Good Design Award Country of Design: Japan Designer: Hagino Mitsonobu Material: Stainless Steel, Fluropolymer