Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan Rocking Dolphin Kid furniture
Rocking Dolphin Kid furniture is Silver Design Award winner in 2015 - 2016 Furniture Design Award Category.
Rocking Dolphin Kid furniture

Inspired by the wild dolphins that play around Guishan Island in Yilan County, Taiwan, Rocking Dolphin is an ideal piece of furniture for children ages 1 to 3 that encourages young minds to explore their world through feel and touch. Made with 100% natural pine cut to precision with CNC fabrication, the dolphin features soft, sanded edges that eliminate the risk of abrasion or other injury. The dorsal fin provides the main seating area of the Rocking Dolphin, while the side fins offer a place where children can rest their feet.

Rocking Dolphin Kid furniture
Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan Rocking Dolphin
Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan Kid furniture
Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan design
Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan design
Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan

Daisuke Nagatomo graduated from Meiji University in Tokyo, and decided to pursue his passion of architecture at Columbia University, where he received master degree in advanced architectural design. Nagatomo began his career in the metropolitan New York area with architecture firms, including TEN Arquitectos and Design Office for Research and Architecture. He was the invited researcher for FabLab House project at IaaC, Barcelona from 2009 to 2010 where he holds research diploma. Nagatomo is currently the assistant professor of National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan as well as adjunct faculty member of Tokyo Denki University. Nagatomo has taught several schools including Pratt Institute (New York), Tokyo University of Science, and Keio University.


MisoSoupDesign is Taipei based design Studio let by Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan. Their design incorporates new ideas with digital tectonics and sustainability technologies. They also apply the systematic way of thinking in design, and discover the surprising moment when form meets function. MisoSoupDesign produces diverse area of design for architecture, interior, furniture/product and corporate branding. MisoSoupDesign has won several international design competition and design awards, and published on books and magazine around the world.