• Japan, 2017
  • Solid wood lacquered in Urushi, natural Akita cedar
  • prototypes
  • 11¾ w x 8¼ d x 4¾ h in.
  • 11¾ w x 8¼ d x 5¼ h in.
  • pieces from the urushi/wrappa collection

    the urushi technique is lacquering and polishing pre-seasoned and preprocessed wood

    wrappa is a traditional wood processing technique that is over 400 years old. the process of molding wood includes dipping pieces of wood in hot water to allow bending; still wet, they are fastened by means of cherry tree bark