A film of Maruni Collection 2016
Maruni announce new collection 2016 by Naoto Fukasawa and Jasper Morrison that are beautiful combination of solid wood and steel. The "Hiroshima" stackable chair and stool by Naoto Fukasawa combine slender stainless steel legs with a fine luster and solid wood. The "T" chair and "O" stool by Jasper Morrison, which combine solid-looking colored steel and maple wood, have a friendly impression. While the design approach of each is different, by incorporating the different materials into the new chairs, both designers have attained beauty and functionality.
The video will show the design process for these new works and the thoughts of the designers.
What is Maruni Wood Industry that continues to dedicate time and passion to create the wooden furniture of timeless design with Naoto Fukasawa and Jasper Morrison?
It is a Japanese furniture brand that continuously creates sophisticated minimalism design with minute manufacturing to rediscover original spirits of the wood.
Both designers recognize the superior techniques performed by Maruni. Since its founding in 1928, Maruni has pursued the "industrialize handcrafting", through an integration of machining techniques and the handiwork of master craftsmen, developed over many years.
In this video presentation, art director Naoto Fukasawa talks about the appeal of wooden chairs and Maruni's sophisticated techniques.