Lemnos Wall Clock MIKI SUKI URUSHI

$200.00

  • Brand: Lemnos (Japan)
  • Designer: Riki Watanabe
  • Size: φ148 × d62mm
  • Material: Japanese zelkova, glass.
  • Battery: 1 x AA battery.
  • Made in Japan.
  • pre-order take 1-2 weeks.

The zelkova wood frame used for the MIKI clock is finished with Suki-urushi, a traditional crafts from Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture.
Suki-urushi has a beautiful finish that highlights the unique grain of the zelkova wood beneath the transparent lacquer surface. This clock enables you to fully appreciate the time that the zelkova tree has taken to grow, along with the time and effort that the craftsmen devote to the lacquering process.
The clock hands are finished in gloss paint to match the glossy feel of the lacquer. A special printing process that raises the printed surface is used for the numerals and indicators on the clock face.

 

SKU: NY22-03 Category: Tag:

Founded in 1947, TAKATA Lemnos Inc. started as a brass casting manufacturing company in Takaoka-city, Toyama Prefecture, Japan and went into full-scale business trade with Seiko Clock Co., Ltd in 1966. Lemnos works with many well-known designers such as Riki WATANABE, Kazuo KAWASAKI, nendo, Shin AZUMI, Tomoko AZUMI, Kanae TSUKAMOTO etc to design and create clocks that are timeless and accentuates the beauty of the raw material used.

Yuichi Nara

Born in Tokyo, 1977. In 1999, he graduated from the Construction Department Architecture Course at Yokohama National University. Moved to Italy in 2000. Began designing following a period working at a glass studio and an architect’s office in Venice. In 2006, graduated from Venezia Construction University. During a trip to Noto, Japan, he was so impressed with the richness of the nature and lifestyle, he decided to return to Japan and moved to Notojima. In 2007, he established the Noto design office. Studying local materials and learning local techniques and applying them to his work, he attempts to design products that enrich everyday life. Alongside his design activities, he also grows rice in a rented untilled paddy field.

 

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