Above: Lump Collection by Nendo for Urushi Kobo Oshima
Nendo, much feted Japanese design and style studio styles a range for Urushi Kobo Oshima, a Yamanaka lacquer maufacturer from Ishikawa. The wood turned lacquered Lump Assortment features bowls, cups and plates. Nendo enlarged the base of each vessel and rounded edges to let the merchandise to be cradled in the hand. Blond organic wood contrasts effortlessly towards the opaque matte colour. The final result of the meeting of skills is a modern interpretation of a historic process and for Urushi a whole new audience.
Above: Cups and bowl
Urushi Kobo Oshima / Nendo