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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.
Belt-Fastened Sofas
Belt-Fastened Sofas
The blanco By hamanishi design Reinterprets a Traditional Assembling Sofa Seat
Patchwork Textile Chairs
Patchwork Textile Chairs
Kawashima Textile Celcon Works With Three Designers on a Classic Chair
Lilypad Porcelain Tabletops
Lilypad Porcelain Tabletops
Nendo Turns to Nature for a Beautiful Table Top and a Line of Decor
Multifunctional Drum-Inspired Tables
Multifunctional Drum-Inspired Tables
The Ryan Taylor Everything Table is Storage-Ready
Whimsically Inspired Furniture
Whimsically Inspired Furniture
Adam Nathaniel Furman Embraces Japanese Lacquer Work in New Capsule
Heritage-Honoring Wooden Chairs
Heritage-Honoring Wooden Chairs
Nendo and Fritz Hansen Collaboratively Design the N01 Dining Chair
Biodegradable Fiber Chairs
Biodegradable Fiber Chairs
The Jin Chair Uses Flax Fiber and Bio Resin to Create a Beautiful Chair
Sophisticated Handmade Cabinets
Sophisticated Handmade Cabinets
Hugh Miller Furniture Produces a Labor-Intensive Functional Piece
Cultural Design Principle Benches
Cultural Design Principle Benches
The 'Logan' Bench is Inspired by Many Aspects of Japanese Design
Traditional Handmade Furniture
Traditional Handmade Furniture
Studio Mumbai's Traditional Furniture Line Uses Unusual Materials
Luxurious Heated Soaking Tubs
Luxurious Heated Soaking Tubs
Aquatica Fosters Relaxing Experiences with a Japanese-Inspired Tub
Paper-Thin Wooden Furniture
Paper-Thin Wooden Furniture
Norm Architects and Karimoku Design a Four-Piece Furniture Collection
Puzzle-Like Wooden Stools
Puzzle-Like Wooden Stools
TAMEN Leverages Traditional Japanese Furniture Design for Its New Line
Dual-Purpose Small Space Stools
Dual-Purpose Small Space Stools
The 'SAN' Stool Boasts a Multifunctional Design for Small Homes
Minimalist Easy-to-Assemble Furniture
Minimalist Easy-to-Assemble Furniture
Studio Adjective's Light Design is for Ishinomaki Laboratory