Naoto Fukasawa graduated from Tama Art University in 1980. After having acted as the head of the American company IDEO's Tokyo office, he established Naoto Fukasawa Design in 2003. He collaborates with and designs for world leading brands such as Maruni, B&B Italia, Driade, Magis, Artemide and Thonet.
Fukasawa’s notions to approach the essential values of things through design travel beyond borders or domains and he has continued to hold workshops based on his thoughts regarding the transposition of human unconsciousness into design – a philosophy that could be best expressed using the term “Without Thought”. He is a professor at Musashino Art University and a visiting professor at Tama Art University.
The newest addition to Maruni's Roundish collection, this comfortably curved armchair is shaped with the body in mind
The Hiroshima dining table features Maruni's signature fine design details with practical extending capabilities
Designed in empathy with traditional Japanese woodwork, the Hiroshima Armchair from Maruni is a compelling addition to the home or commercial space
Designed by Naoto Fukasawa, the sensitive construction of the Hiroshima Dining Chair exemplifies its visual clarity