Okurayama Studio IFFT 2016 (International Furniture Fair Tokyo 2016)

This is the IFFT 2016 venue design for Okurayama Studio, a quarrier of Daté Kanmuri-ishi Stone. The expressions Daté Kanmuri-ishi Stone show are very unique. The rusty, ochre coloured surface is rounded by weathering but under the surface, they are a rich black throughout inside. The quarry produces gigantic stones exceeding 5 metres in height. The the venue design demanded for a space (3 x 3m) where one can feel the delicate products carved from the powerful raw stone, and understand the cultural activities of the studio such as the Yamado Salon located in Mt. Okurayama.

Photos by Kenta Hasegawa