As remote work becomes more common, more people are realizing the importance of having a supportive chair to sit in for long hours. While there are already a wide variety of home office chairs with good design and function, few exist that can seamlessly blend in with the atmosphere of a home’s living and dining areas. FOUR was developed to meet that need – it is highly versatile and practical as both a task chair and dining chair.
After 10 years working as a product designer for a major electronics manufacturer, Jin Kuramoto established JINKURAMOTO STUDIO in Tokyo. He is skilled at expressing the concept and story of a product in its design. He has an expansive work history in a wide variety of project fields, such as electronics, eyewear, and cars, both domestically and internationally. With a design style that is always experimental, Kuramoto prefers getting to know the materials he works with through physical touch until ideas are fully shaped in his mind. He also goes through much trial and error until they are fully realized.