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15 Japanese Furniture Designs

From Minimalist Easy-to-Assemble Furniture to Belt-Fastened Sofas

— July 23, 2019 — Art & Design
Japanese furniture designs have been steadily increasing in abundance on the market. As Eastern cultures become more pronounced, many designers — both local and foreign, begin to bring culturally infused stylistics to the forefront.

Products in this category often mix minimalist aesthetics with unparallel functionality. A big component of the Eastern-informed collections is also packability. An example of a product that embraces the latter quality would be Hong Kong-based Studio Adjective's three-legged Tripodal stool, which is easy-to-assemble and quite adaptable. For those who favor tranquility in other forms, Aquatica boasts its own Japanese furniture design in the shape of an ultra-relaxing and neck-deep heated bathtub, Ryan Taylor puts forth a traditional Taiko-inspired table, and Hugh Miller spotlights an intricate handmade cabinet that has been stained with Japanese calligraphy ink.
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Belt-Fastened Sofas
Belt-Fastened Sofas
The blanco By hamanishi design Reinterprets a Traditional Assembling Sofa Seat
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Patchwork Textile Chairs
Patchwork Textile Chairs
Kawashima Textile Celcon Works With Three Designers on a Classic Chair
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Lilypad Porcelain Tabletops
Lilypad Porcelain Tabletops
Nendo Turns to Nature for a Beautiful Table Top and a Line of Decor
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Multifunctional Drum-Inspired Tables
Multifunctional Drum-Inspired Tables
The Ryan Taylor Everything Table is Storage-Ready
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Whimsically Inspired Furniture
Whimsically Inspired Furniture
Adam Nathaniel Furman Embraces Japanese Lacquer Work in New Capsule
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Heritage-Honoring Wooden Chairs
Heritage-Honoring Wooden Chairs
Nendo and Fritz Hansen Collaboratively Design the N01 Dining Chair
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Biodegradable Fiber Chairs
Biodegradable Fiber Chairs
The Jin Chair Uses Flax Fiber and Bio Resin to Create a Beautiful Chair
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Sophisticated Handmade Cabinets
Sophisticated Handmade Cabinets
Hugh Miller Furniture Produces a Labor-Intensive Functional Piece
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Luxurious Heated Soaking Tubs
Luxurious Heated Soaking Tubs
Aquatica Fosters Relaxing Experiences with a Japanese-Inspired Tub
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Cultural Design Principle Benches
Cultural Design Principle Benches
The 'Logan' Bench is Inspired by Many Aspects of Japanese Design
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Traditional Handmade Furniture
Traditional Handmade Furniture
Studio Mumbai's Traditional Furniture Line Uses Unusual Materials
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Puzzle-Like Wooden Stools
Puzzle-Like Wooden Stools
TAMEN Leverages Traditional Japanese Furniture Design for Its New Line
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Paper-Thin Wooden Furniture
Paper-Thin Wooden Furniture
Norm Architects and Karimoku Design a Four-Piece Furniture Collection
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Dual-Purpose Small Space Stools
Dual-Purpose Small Space Stools
The 'SAN' Stool Boasts a Multifunctional Design for Small Homes
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Minimalist Easy-to-Assemble Furniture
Minimalist Easy-to-Assemble Furniture
Studio Adjective's Light Design is for Ishinomaki Laboratory
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