Seasons Functional kitchen and serving ware by Nao Tamura

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Seasons

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Functional kitchen and serving ware

INSPIRATION:
In the land where I grew up, spring is a time when Japanese sweets come wrapped in cherry leaves. In summer, a fiery ripe tomato is carved out for use as a serving container. In autumn, fallen foliage from maple trees decorates the dinner table. And, the aroma of bamboo create the setting for winter. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Just as winter is followed by spring, there are things that wither and are those born anew. Both truisms run deep and are able to move us from our core. Is this the cycle that dictates life on Earth? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ In design, a brand new object with nary a scratch, and an object weathered and distilled by sustained use, both have their place. An object which has ceased to be useful can be recycled to begin life anew, in a fresh form. We must remain conscious of this cycle that exists in nature, just as we are conscious of the cycle of seasons.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
“seasons” is an interpretation of functional kitchen and serving ware, inspired by nature and technology, through the cultural lens of Japan. Like a real leaf, each serving dish is flexible and multi-purpose. It rolls up for storage using the benefits of silicone to insure its use in an oven or microwave, able to withstand repeated dishwasher cleaning. Each leaf enjoys its own shape, stackable in its open state, and in multiples, creating a sculptural display of serving artware.

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ADDED DATE:
2012-09-25 07:52:42

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IMAGE CREDITS:
Nao Tamura, 2012.

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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Nao Tamura

PROFILE:
Nao Tamura founded her studio in Tokyo and currently based in New York City. As a product of Tokyo and New York City creative communities, her solutions are equally at ease in the world of 2-D and 3-D with an uncanny ability to find that emotional connection with the audience. Nao defies the kind of categorization that the industry status -quo often insists upon. Her unique solutions are more than simply design and possess a rare balance of innovation and beauty.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Seasons Functional Kitchen and Serving Ware by Nao Tamura is a Nominee in Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Seasons Functional Kitchen and Serving Ware by Nao Tamura is Winner in Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category, 2012 - 2013.



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