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Factory Visit: Time & Style


creates furniture with superior quality in pursuit of aesthetic consciousness, simplicity and harmony often in collaboration with architects and designers from the likes of Kengo Kuma to Patrick Chia.

In these collaborative designs, they usually hold a sharp sense of tension, displaying a crystallisation of sophisticated skills of Japanese artisans found in its dainty and detailed finish.

In its finished product, it aims to constitute various types of elements in a comprehensive manner from an organic relationship.The furniture manufactured in Asahikawa Hokkaido are made one at a time with a focus on the design while keeping a balance of efficiencies using experienced artisans and machinery.