MUKOU umbrella stand
An umbrella stand on a wall. It looks like a half-buried can. Presence of the can is
merged that of the wall.
Flexible shape for multiple use
A wooden stool, which can be used for putting things inside or on the face.
Its flexible shape decreases the complexity and provides multiple use cases.
As developing 3-d machining technology,
precision and flexibility of manufacturing is increasing.
This development enabled to make this stool.
We think it is important for industrial designers to
try to use new technologies to create new products
that produce a new relationship between humans and things.
W300 ~ D300 ~ H450mm
PAPER BOX CLOCK
Not too elegant
A small boxy clock made by paper.
One recommended use case is enabling only alarm functionality and
disabling current time functionality by covering the clock face.
We tried to design a friendly paper clock
people use carefully for a long time.
W68mm ~ D42mm ~ H68mm
Separate an object and space around it
A stand to hide space around an object from your view and
show only the object simply.
This is useful for separating an object that you see every day
from everyday space and find a new aspect of it.
W210mm ~ D180mm ~ H225mm
Fix details of daily life
A hanger made of one seamless frame.
Its hook is made of two wires, this increases stability and
enables that clothes make aligned well.
We think that to look after details of daily life
is important to make daily life better.
W410mm ~ D23mm ~ H218mm
A room for daily goods
A wooden tray for daily goods that people carry every day,
such as wallets and cellphones.
People hope that such daily goods are good quality,
so we think that a tray for the goods should be also good quality.
A wooden tray is good for the purpose because
people feel comfort when they put things on wood and
aging of wood makes a good feeling.
Ó170 ~ 39mm@Ó130 ~ 33mm@Ó90 ~ 27mm
Do not make a new form
A candle shade whose form is a light bulb.
A product such as a light bulb that
remains unchanged for a long time has a beauty that everyone feels.
Hoping that this beauty remains in the future,
we designed this candle shade
Ó110mm ~ H145mm
A 24 hour clock. It draws one circle on the sand par one day.
We try to capture passage of time in one day by the clock.
An acrylic photo frame. It decreases a sense of reality of a photo,
and it helps viewres be imaginative.
A distorted box.
When you change the bottom face,
you can also change the image of the inner space.
And the distorted space helps you imagine the contents.
A wall clock with 12 edges of diffferent height in the face.
Each edge makes a different shadow, which changes its expression.
You can choose the edge of 12 o'clock from all edges,
and it helps to change the expression of the clock.
A flower in the vase has no contact with the vase edge.
As the flower is independent from the vase, it shows a strained expression.
A fluorescent colored vase.
It asserts itself and strongly affects the image of flowers in it.
A vase which changes its expression depending on the point of view.
This encourages viewres to see flowers three-dimensionally.
A trush can on a wall. It looks like a half-buried can. Presence of the can is
merged that of the wall.
A digital-analog clock. It shows hour as a digital digit and minitue as a clock
hand. It realizes both readability and silent presence.
A clothes stand. You can place it anyware, and place favorite clothes
on it.The clothers seem to be in the air.
A pen tray with almost invisible gradient, which moves pens to the
A book-shaped book divider. It was molded into the form of a book.
The presence is that of a book, and the difference of the color divides books.