Yoshinori Takemura x journal standard Furniture Reveal Limited-Edition TAKEMURA LAMP Collection

27.June.2021 | FASHION / SPOT

Renowned Japanese ceramicist Takemura Yoshinori is releasing his iconic TAKEMURA LAMP collection at the Nihonbashi branch of journal standard Furniture on June 26.

 

 

TAKEMURA LAMP

¥71,500 Each (Tax Included)

There are 22 lamps in this collection, all of which are individually crafted with the utmost care and detail. Takemura is known for his gorgeous colour choices and combinations. Takemura used to love chemistry and studied enamel compounds by himself. This has led to him using over 60 colours in his creations. The lamps serve not only to light up a room, but adorn it as an art piece too. They’re also a show of journal standard Furniture’s craftsmanship.

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