Okawa city is well-known place for furniture production .
Okawa furniture has 480 year old history started in 1536 with technique of craftspeople.
OKAWA1536 is an interior and interior goods brand with great quality of Japanese interior industry.
The technique to assemble wooden materials piece by piece without using nails.
“Okawa Kumiko” is the craft work made with this technique.
It comes in more than 200 patterns including “Hemp Leaves”,
“Sesame Husk” and “Double-Petal Cherry Blossom”.
It can create the exquisite combination of light and shadow.
Okawa Kumiko is abundantly used in MUJYOAN－OKAWA1536－
which was displayed at the performers’ lounge of the official backstage of the 59th Grammy Award.
It is the furniture or joinery assembled solely with wooden pieces and no nails.
Major examples include desks and chests.
MUJYOAN－OKAWA1536－, displayed at the performers’ lounge of the official backstage of the 59th Grammy Award, is made with the technique of Okawa Sashimono to create the portable tea-ceremony house that is easy to assemble, set up and knock down, to fit in any space.
The wooden material made by slicing natural wood pieces like paper (0.2 – 0.6 mm in thinness). Preserving the beautiful look of natural wood with little warping property that often happens with plywood, it is the technique to make the best use of limited resource of woods.
“OKAWA1536 Lamp Shade”, selected as the gift to award winners and presented at the performers’ lounge of the official backstage of the 59th Grammy Award is made with this Tsukiita technique.
“OKAWA1536 Lamp Shade” has been selected as the gift to award winners and presented at the performers’
lounge of the official backstage of the 59th Grammy Award.
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