The Splinter collection is created by a Japanese designer company, nendo. Every piece of the dining chair looks to be splintered and connected to make one chair, which is the origin of the name, Splinter. This collection won the Good Design Award in Japan in 2014.


nendo Sato Oki
nendo   Sato Oki
Oki Sato, born in Canada in 1977, established a design firm “nendo” soon after receiving a master’s degree of architecture from Waseda University in 2002. Since then he has been active internationally; selected as one of "100 Japanese people respected in the world" in Newsweek Japanese version; awarded as one of “Designer of the Year” in Italy. His major works can be seen in some world’s major museums, such as MoMa, Centre Pompidou, V&A, etc. The Olympic Cauldron Tokyo 2020 was also his design. Now, he is working on the design of TGV train cars for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.
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