Takanori Urata

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Takanori Urata

Takanori Urata


Meet Takanori Urata - a powerhouse of good design, creativity and innovation based in Japan. Takanori Urata's design journey has been nothing short of spectacular, marked by a tireless pursuit of excellence. This dedication is clearly mirrored in Takanori Urata's impressive haul of 4 A' Design Awards that we showcase here. Spanning across categories such as Kitchenware, Camping Gear, Lighting and Kitchen Furniture, Takanori Urata's work stands as a living testament to a steadfast commitment to design excellence, serving as a beacon of inspiration for designers globally. With each project, Takanori Urata masterfully blends form and function, crafting designs that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also functional and timeless. This approach underscores Takanori Urata's celebration of creativity and an unyielding quest for innovation.

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Sakura Cup by Takanori Urata
Sakura Cup
Sakura Cup
He designed the Sakura in order to make efficient use of wooden materials without wasting natural resources. The symmetry shape features curved surfaces that offer a natural both-hands fit and it enhances a beautiful wooden grain. A fine finish of the rim creates a soft reaching to the mouth, which is handmade individually by Japanese traditional craftsmen. The white and beige mixed color rope is decorated as a cup holder with a tiny tied snake knot is an accent of the design not to be simple.
Cell Tent by Takanori Urata
Cell Tent
Cell Tent
sunsetclimax's camping tent, which is called Cell, prioritizes comfort and pursues a beautiful design, employing quick setup and a minimal frame. The unique entrance blocks views from other guests while allowing occupants to enjoy scenery from inside. The elegant off-white fabric stands out outdoors, creating a bright and refreshing space during the day. At night, internal lighting illuminates the entire tent, resembling a decorative fixture. Cell harmonizes functionality and beauty, serving as an art piece that enhances the atmosphere with a comfortable and enjoyable outdoor experience.
Lead Recycled Cork LED Lantern by Takanori Urata
Lead Recycled Cork LED Lantern
Lead Recycled Cork LED Lantern
Recycled corks from wine bottles consumed in Tokyo are collected and re-molded into the body. The light emitted on the cork's soft surface emits a warm glow on the spot. Compact size that can be carried even in times of a disaster. The gentle light leads you to a hope in any place. Rechargeable for up to 13 hours of lighting. This lighting was designed to contribute to a sustainable society by recycling corkscrews, which are usually thrown away, as a valuable resource. As of now, some of the corks collected from about 750 restaurants in Tokyo are being used.
Metal Cup by Takanori Urata
Metal Cup
Metal Cup
A multi-purpose cup designed for outdoor recreation such as camping It is 100% made in Japan, and produced with care at a factory in Tokyo, one by one. The cup is made of stainless steel 304 with excellent anti-corrosion and is formed into a beautiful shape by a metal spinning process. The finish is bead blasted to maximally enhance the shading of the form. An elegant brand logo is designed on the bottom. You can use the cup like a bowl or with a detachable handle. The detachable handle is made of titanium to balance the cup.

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