'Futagami' a brass foundary, founded in 1897 in Takaoka, Japan who traditionally made brass objects for use in Buddhist temples.
Hand made to order - these stunning brass trivets are an elegant addition to the table. Due to their hand made nature they are very limited in supply.
Born in Hiroshima Prefecture in 1974. After working in an architect office and a graphic design office, he became a handicraft designer. His works expand from designing a variety of Japanese handicraft products, making graphic designs of ongoing works to developing the branding of his product families in an integrated manner. He designs based on the upbringing of a handicraft item with an eye in the destiny of that particular product.
He handles the product design and the development of the “Futagami” brand (2009-). He also co-organizes a series of exhibitions of Japanese handicraft and products of medium-scale production, called “TE TE TE Traders’ Expo” (2012 -).
In 2015, he became the juror of the Takaoka Craft Competition. In 2016, he became the chief juror.