Japan handmade Milan Installation

Japan Handmade at Salone del Mobile 2015

For Salone del Mobile 2015, Japan Handmade, a collective of six crafts companies from Kyoto, Japan, presented a Moment in Time, an installation showcasing a new collection of products in the Zona Tortona district. Designed in collaboration with Copenhagen-based OEO Studio and using Dinesen flooring, the installation was inspired by a Japanese ritual space dedicated to tea ceremony, reading or meditation. This was the second Japan Handmade presentation since its launch in 2013 and highlighted the expert craftsmanship used in a making objects out of wood, ceramics, textiles, bamboo and metal while paving a way forward for the next generation of craftspeople. For the Milan launch, Tomorrow placed a series of preview stories, helped organise a press preview and placed print stories in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Sunday Times, Belle Australia, Elle Décor China and Bo Bedre Norway.