Based on the origami picture-changing box, Tsumugu's "Changing Picture Floor Cushion" was inspired by Kurume Tsumugi, a traditional Japanese patterned cloth.
Pull it out from the middle to change between the three di erent patterns.
With the warm texture and traditional Japanese patterns, this is perfect for almost any modern usage.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The material can be used while enjoying with a variety of modern scenes a combination of texture and taste that feels warmth using Kurume cloth, a traditional craft.
We propose you like spinning thread while feeling the transition of the beautiful season of Japan - a carefree life.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Feel like seeing, touching and imagining.
The warm shade. You can keep using it lengthily.
It's elastic and I'd like the seating comfort.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
It was completed as a research result of the graduation production of the university. In July 2015 we launched an individual business, the first prototype was manufactured in November 2015.
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
he shape - Hexagonal return
When it's folded in hexagonal-shaped and it's held from a center, 3 pictures appear repeatedly.
Strange mechanism folding paper
A change in the color and the design can be enjoyed so that a page of a picture book may be turned over.
The fabric material - Kurumegasuri Kurume cotton cloth with a splashed pattern Fukuoka-ken
I make it a national important intangible cultural asset only by cotton and am done.
The Edo Period and little girl Inoue-Den father using the fleck design of the old BITA cotton as a hint.
It spreads over the whole country as common people's clothes, kimono, clothes, bag and the one of the tablecloth etc.
In the interior, I meet a various demand.
The contents - urethane form
Urethane foam which is stronger than elastic sponge and strong in elasticity is adopted.
Even if the posture becomes stable and I ease a burden to a lower back and sit down long, it's difficult to get tired.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
diameter 400mm thickness 60mm
Floor Cushion,Kurumegasuri Kurume cotton cloth with a splashed pattern,picture book,folding paper,origami,Hexagonal return
arent-child communication tool.
I studied Japanese traditional crafts.
The material which is strong and lasts long was studied. I was particular about the thing which are the thing made in Japan and the interior where the room is changed according to the change and the feeling, the case that the shape changes and the seating comfort.
I was particular about made in Japan as the tool you can keep using for a long time and aimed at the sophisticated shape by the simplicity to which tiredness doesn't come.
TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Main visual Photographer Madoka Akiyama 2015
#1 Photographer Madoka Akiyama 2015
#2 Photographer Madoka Akiyama 2015
#4 Photographer Madoka Akiyama 2015
1545537/Right of registered design/February 12,2016/JAPAN Patent office