石巻工房

Ishinomaki Laboratory

KOBO TABLE

幅=1800mm
奥行き=850(±5mm)mm
高さ=720mm

KOBO TABLEは、震災後石巻に作られた最初のシェアオフィスー「IRORI」のためにデザインされたテーブルです。今も石巻では石巻工房のオフィスを含めパン屋、寿司屋など様々な場所で活躍しているテーブルです。頑丈で、インテリアでもエクステリアでも使用可能です。IRORI はフリーのシェアスペースとして石巻市民やボランティアに開放されていますが、仕事やミーティングのためにテーブルが不可欠でした。石巻工房ではその状況をみて、いくつかのテーブルを製作しました。見た目はスマートですが、とても頑丈で数人がこの上に乗ってもびくともしません。また、インテリアでもアウトドアでも使うことができます。そして、ISHINOMAKI BENCH(石巻ベンチ)やISHINOMAKI STOOL(石巻スツール)との相性は抜群です。

デザイン:芦沢啓治 Keiji Ashizawa
株式会社芦沢啓治建築設計事務所代表取締役。1996年横浜国立大学建築学科卒業後、architecture WORKSHOP、super robotを経て、2005年に芦沢啓治建築設計事務所設立。正直なデザインを心がけ、建築からプロダクト、家具のデザインまで幅広く活動を展開する。主な受賞にグッドデザイン賞(NOKI)、日本インテリアデザイナー協会賞(PARABOLA LIGHT)、National Architecture Awards: IN AUSTRALIAなど。
www.keijidesign.com

KOBO TABLE

Width = 1800mm
Depth =850(±5mm)mm
Height = 720mm

The KOBO TABLE was originally designed for “IRORI”, Ishinomaki’s first coworking space created after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The table shares a similar design and construction to the ISHINOMAKI BENCH and STOOL, complementing each other when used together. Suitable for use indoors and outdoors, this sturdy and durable table can be found throughout the city of Ishinomaki, in places such as offices, bakeries, and local restaurants.

Design : Keiji Ashizawa
(b. 1973) lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. After graduating from Yokohama University School of Architecture in 1995, Ashizawa spent the first ten years of his career working as both an architect and steel fabricator. The unique skills and experience gained throughout these early years, including a valued understanding of metals, continue to influence his approach to design.

Keiji Ashizawa presents work of ‘honest’ design – simple yet refined, thoughtful and of a light manner – derived naturally through the process of attempting to maximise the potential of each material and its function. He excels in applying these ideas to projects of various scale, from furniture and lighting design to architecture and exhibition design.

His furniture and lighting have been exhibited internationally since 2001.

In 2011, Ashizawa was awarded a ‘Special Award’ by the Japan Institute of Design for his principal participation in the inception of Ishinomaki Laboratory – a DIY furniture workshop established in Ishinomaki city, Japan, after it was devastated by the tsunami triggered by the Great East Japan Earthquake.

www.keijidesign.com