WARKS

KEI

Launch:
2015
 
Client:
KEI
 
Size:
Tea canister
S / W100 D60 H120(120g)
L / W120 D60 H200(240g)
Pasta case
W110 D70 H300
Butter case
W150 D90 H60
Tray
S / W250 D200 H15
L / W400 D250 H15

Bread box
W240 D150 H170
Knife stand
W60 D150 H250
Pot stand
W150 D150 H15
Solt & Pepper
W50 D50 H75
Spice rack
W295 D120 H150
Rice bin
3kg   / W170 D254 H180
6kg   / W180 D324 H250
12kg / W200 D374 H320
Kumihimo Box
S / W80 D80 H110(125)
M / W200 D60 H70(85)
L / W140 D100 H85(100)

Material:
Paulownia / Walnut(urethane coating)
Brass(gold plating)
Silk(100%)
 
Exhibits:
interiorlifestyle 2015(Tokyo)
Gift show 2013
Fuori SALONE 2013 「CJD」(Milan)
interiorlifestyle 2014(Tokyo)
Ambiente 2015(Frankfurt)
SFIGF 2015(San francisco)
Gift Show 2016(Tokyo)
DENSAN Products 2016「THE BEST 60」(Milan)
interiorlifestyle 2016(Tokyo)
Gift Show 2016 autumn(Tokyo)
interiorlifestyle 2017(Tokyo)
Gift Show 2017 autumn(Tokyo)
interiorlifestyle 2018(Tokyo)
interiorlifestyle 2019(Tokyo)

 
Website:
kei-kyosashimono.jp

KEI 京指物

京都の伝統工芸「京指物」を現代の生活文化に合わせて進化させたブランド「KEI」。
娘が誕生すると桐を庭に植え、嫁ぐ際に桐箪笥にして嫁入道具とする習慣がありました。箪笥の習慣がなくなりつつある現代において新しい嫁入道具をテ−マにプロジェクトは始まりました。京指物のこだわりを詰め込んだ物作りへと発展させ全てが職人による手作業で丁寧に仕上げています。桐材は「耐湿性・耐火性・気密性・防虫性」に優れ古来から収納家具として重宝され日本一「軽い」木材としても有名です。「KEI」では長く親しまれる新しい京指物の可能性をこれからも発信いたします。

Sashimono is a generic term for traditional Japanese woodwork that is made by the bonding of boards and sticks. Kyo-sashimono is a traditional handicrafts in Kyoto. It is characterized by its intelligent and delicate design.「KEI」is a design brand of Kyo-sashimono which evolved and adjust to modern life culture.In Japan in the olden days when a daughter was born, parents planted a paulownia in the garden and when she married, they made a chest of drawers which is made of paulownia as a trousseau. It was traditional custom in Japan. However, this custom has faded now.The project began on a theme in a new trousseau in the present age.In this project, product designer Satoshi Umeno, he designed products and incorporated a tradition characteristics of kyo-sashimono into a product as a design director. Also all the production is handwork of the craftsmen.paulownia is superior about "resistance against humidity, fireproof-related airtightness,insecticide characteristics", and also it continues being used from the ancient times as a cabinet. the paulownia is famous as the Japan's "lightest" wood.From now on "KEI" opens up the possibility of modern Kyo-sashimono which is going to be used for a long time.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 
KEIくみひもは、京指物と同様に伝統工芸品に指定されている京組紐をつまみに使用しております。共に伝統的な技法を用い職人の巧みな技が光る逸品に仕上げました。
KEI-kumihimo braid is made using Kyo-kumihimo technique which is authorized  Japanese superior skill as well as a Kyo-sashimono technique.  This article is excellent one made with traditional technique by an able craftsman.
 

 

 

 

Launch:
2015
 
Client:
KEI
 
Size:
Tea canister
S / W100 D60 H120(120g)
L / W120 D60 H200(240g)
Pasta case
W110 D70 H300
Butter case
W150 D90 H60
Tray
S / W250 D200 H15
L / W400 D250 H15

Bread box
W240 D150 H170
Knife stand
W60 D150 H250
Pot stand
W150 D150 H15
Solt & Pepper
W50 D50 H75
Spice rack
W295 D120 H150
Rice bin
3kg   / W170 D254 H180
6kg   / W180 D324 H250
12kg / W200 D374 H320
Kumihimo Box
S / W80 D80 H110(125)
M / W200 D60 H70(85)
L / W140 D100 H85(100)

Material:
Paulownia / Walnut(urethane coating)
Brass(gold plating)
Silk(100%)
 
Exhibits:
interiorlifestyle 2015(Tokyo)
Gift show 2013
Fuori SALONE 2013 「CJD」(Milan)
interiorlifestyle 2014(Tokyo)
Ambiente 2015(Frankfurt)
SFIGF 2015(San francisco)
Gift Show 2016(Tokyo)
DENSAN Products 2016「THE BEST 60」(Milan)
interiorlifestyle 2016(Tokyo)
Gift Show 2016 autumn(Tokyo)
interiorlifestyle 2017(Tokyo)
Gift Show 2017 autumn(Tokyo)
interiorlifestyle 2018(Tokyo)
interiorlifestyle 2019(Tokyo)

 
Website:
kei-kyosashimono.jp

KEI 京指物

京都の伝統工芸「京指物」を現代の生活文化に合わせて進化させたブランド「KEI」。娘が誕生すると桐を庭に植え、嫁ぐ際に桐箪笥にして嫁入道具とする習慣がありました。箪笥の習慣がなくなりつつある現代において新しい嫁入道具をテ−マにプロジェクトは始まりました。京指物のこだわりを詰め込んだ物作りへと発展させ全てが職人による手作業で丁寧に仕上げています。桐材は「耐湿性・耐火性・気密性・防虫性」に優れ古来から収納家具として重宝され日本一「軽い」木材としても有名です。「KEI」では長く親しまれる新しい京指物の可能性をこれからも発信いたします。
Sashimono is a generic term for traditional Japanese woodwork that is made by the bonding of boards and sticks. Kyo-sashimono is a traditional handicrafts in Kyoto. It is characterized by its intelligent and delicate design.「KEI」is a design brand of Kyo-sashimono which evolved and adjust to modern life culture.In Japan in the olden days when a daughter was born, parents planted a paulownia in the garden and when she married, they made a chest of drawers which is made of paulownia as a trousseau. It was traditional custom in Japan. However, this custom has faded now.The project began on a theme in a new trousseau in the present age.In this project, product designer Satoshi Umeno, he designed products and incorporated a tradition characteristics of kyo-sashimono into a product as a design director. Also all the production is handwork of the craftsmen.paulownia is superior about "resistance against humidity, fireproof-related airtightness,insecticide characteristics", and also it continues being used from the ancient times as a cabinet. the paulownia is famous as the Japan's "lightest" wood.From now on "KEI" opens up the possibility of modern Kyo-sashimono which is going to be used for a long time.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
KEIくみひもは、京指物と同様に伝統工芸品に指定されている京組紐をつまみに使用しております。共に伝統的な技法を用い職人の巧みな技が光る逸品に仕上げました。
KEI-kumihimo braid is made using Kyo-kumihimo technique which is authorized Japanese superior skill as well as a Kyo-sashimono technique. This article is excellent one made with traditional technique by an able craftsman.