About the DesignerNaoto Fukasawa
Japan (1956 - )
Born in Yamanashi, Japan, in 1956, he graduated in 1980 from the Department of Product Design at Tama Art University. After eight years working in the United States for the IDEO studio, he then became director of their Tokyo branch. In 2003 he founded Naoto Fukasawa Design. Since then he has organised a series of workshops and exhibitions entitled Without Thought, with the collaboration of several designers in the studio, producing numerous publications on the theme. One workshop gave rise to his famous CD player marketed by Muji, which in 2002 won both the German IF Gold award and the British DandAD prize. In April 2003 he also won the prestigious Japanese Mainichi Design Award. For his invitation to New York's Museum of Modern Art, Fukusawa presented the work Personal Skies during the Work spheres exhibition. In September 2003 he established the brand ?0, dedicated to the design of electrical equipment and accessories for interiors, such as the mobile telephone KDDI/au Info bar which won immediate acclaim. He currently sits on Muji's advisory board for high quality design. Naoto Fukasawa has worked with driade since 2005.
Naoto Fukasawa was born in Yamanashi perfecture, Japan, in 1956. He graduated from Tama Art University's product design department in art and 3D design in 1980. Until 1988, Fukasawa worked as a designer at Seiko-Epson corp. In 1989, he left Japan for the United States. In San Francisco he joined a small office - 'ID two', the predecessor to 'IDEO' and after eight years Fukasawa returned home. In 1996, he helped set up 'IDEO' in Japan - a team of eight designers working mainly for the Japanese market. He stayed with it until December 2002. Naoto Fukasawa he went independent and in January 2003 he established 'Naoto Fukasawa design in Tokyo. Fukasawa joined the advisory board of the Japanese company 'MUJI'. In December 2003 he set up a new product brand '±0'. 'plusminuszero' designs and produces domestic objects, from umbrellas to electronics. Naoto Fukasawa is a lecturer in the product design department Musashino art university and Tama art university in Tokyo. Naoto Fukasawa's designs have won more than 50 design awards in Europe and America. Other than Japanese projects, there is a range of projects with Italian, German and other European companies. The core of his project Shiba lies in the consideration that, at the end of the day, in your private life, you tend to use in your kitchen a very limited number of pots and pans compared to the traditional concept of cookware. So Fukasawa limited himself to designing onlyy those that are strictly necessary, with his characteristic minimalist rigor.
- Material: Multiply (AISI 430, Aluminum, 18/10 stainless steel) mirror polished
- Handle and knob in wood
- With double wall lid
- Dimensions: 7.5cm H x 24cm diameter