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|Daisuke Kitagawa graduated from the Kanazawa College of Art in 2005. In 2011, he established his company ‘Daisuke Kitagawa Design’. A year later he was named by ‘The New York Times’, as one of most prominent new designers. He aims for ‘design purity’, giving careful thought to detail, shape, form and the manufacture of the final product.
His background in home appliance design with NEC, shows in the products he designs. He keeps to the tradition of Japanese design, characterised by simplicity, a minimalist philosophy, functionality, ingenuity and aesthetically pleasing products. His designs are both elegant and contemporary.
For the brand ‘Time and Style’
|This contemporary Daisuke design, has a dual purpose. It can be a storage unit or a table. The lightweight, thin sheet steel construction, gives structural strength and is 100% recyclable.|
|THE STRUT CHAIR|
|The Strut Chair is comfortable, stylish and minimalist. The beautifully formed natural wood and chrome steel frame, are carefully proportioned. The materials complement each other. The chair is self-assembly, ergonomically designed and understated.|
|WHIZ SERIES - AI-POWERED CLEANING ROBOT FOR SOFTBANK ROBOTICS CORP.|
|A ‘cleaning’ robot for the office, airports, and hotels. Designed by Daisuke Kitagawa, with care and attention paid to its colour scheme, materials and surface finish.
This autonomous vacuum sweeper works independently, controlled by specialised programming, cleaning floors as it goes through its preprogrammed routine.
|FROND - DESK CHAIR|
|This chair is designed for a range of environments and the changing nature of work. Whether in a commercial office or a home office, this chair provides a comfortable, ergonomic seating position. The ‘dark’ seat gives a contemporary feel. The ‘plywood’ seat is sourced from sustainable forests. An elegant chair, with a minimalist form, manufactured to a very high standard.|
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