KOTAN Bar Stool (wooden seat)


Product Information

tear sheet
Wood - Finish
Japanese Ash Natural/Dark Brown/Gray Wash/Dark Gray/Black
Standard Size
18"w 18"d 30 1/4"h

Front stretcher: Japanese Ash or hairline stainless steel
As shown
Japanese Ash Black

Designers

Naoto Fukasawa
Naoto Fukasawa
Born in Yamanashi Prefecture in 1956. Naoto Fukasawa has worked at Seiko Epson and ID Two (now IDEO San Francisco), founding and heading up IDEO’s Tokyo office. On 2003 Fukasawa went independent and established NAOTO FUKASAWA DESIGN.
Fukasawa has established a reputation for his quietly powerful designs and philosophies embodying human sentiment. He has collaborated with numerous international companies and brands. His designs span a wide variety of fields, from home accessories and precision electronic equipment to mobility, furniture, interior spaces and architecture.
Fukasawa is the recipient of numerous design awards, he has been accorded the title of Royal Designer for Industry (Royal Society of Arts) and received the Isamu Noguchi Award in 2018. He is a professor at Tama Art University. Since 2012, he is also the curator of The Japan Folk Crafts Museum.
Designer’s Profile
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Washable Upholstery
Dry-cleanable Upholstery
Product adopted the molded urethane foams for the cushion parts.
● About Molded Urethane Foams
A molded foam, a technical method, is made by filling a mixture of raw materials to compound in a shaping mold.
This method helps creating ideal fine lines and fluffiness which add variety in designs.
It is able to produce one-piece molding with built in flame also save raw materials. The biggest benefit of it is that the long lasting comfort.
Product adopted molded urethane foams for the cushion parts of seats
● About Molded Urethane Foams
A molded foam, a technical method, is made by filling a mixture of raw materials to compound in a shaping mold.
This method helps creating ideal fine lines and fluffiness which add variety in designs.
It is able to produce one-piece molding with built in flame also save raw materials. The biggest benefit of it is that the long lasting comfort.
Product adopted the detachable covers in order to maintain easily when re-upholstering.
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