Designed with precision and artistry, this cutlery rest, a creation by renowned Japanese designer Oji Masanori, showcases the elegance of minimalism and functionality. Crafted through the refined sand-cast brass technique by Futagami, a prestigious brass foundry in Takaoka, this piece brings a piece of Japan's Honshu Island to your table. Its distinct textured surface is designed to develop a captivating patina over time, adding character and depth.
Oji Masanori's designs, rooted in his expertise in calligraphy and architecture, emphasize the significance of daily objects. Launching his studio in 2004, Masanori leverages his experience as an architect and graphic designer to infuse traditional Japanese craftsmanship with a forward-looking industrial approach. This cutlery rest not only serves a practical purpose but also tells a story of careful design and heritage, making it an ideal addition for minimalist furniture and minimal interiors, appealing to architects and design professionals who value both form and function.