Samy for Brands
image: Shiro Kuramata - Kyoto Table by ignasimonreal

Shiro Kuramata - Kyoto Table

Shiro Kuramata (29 November 1934 – 1 February 1991) is one of Japan's most important designers of the 20th century. Kuramata was mainly known for his use of industrial materials such as wire steel mesh and lucite to create architectural interiors and furniture. Revolutionary pieces such as the "How High the Moon" chair (1986) reflect the emerging dynamism and maturing creativity of postwar Japan, or his Ikabana, lead cristal free hand blown vase, realized by the Vilca[disambiguation needed]...