Futagami is one of the oldest brass foundry based in Takaoka, in Japon since 1897. At the present time, Futagami develops and manufactures everyday products.
Brass is a material used from a long time in Japan for architecture, vessels, art and notably to adorn buddhist altars. It is indeed a material resistant to corrosion and to abrasion. Its elegant and bright color gets deeper over time.
Oji Masanori (Oji & Design) is a Japanese designer who took an interest to Futagami to discover the brass work. Then he suggested to design a series of pieces inspired by the stars and the galaxies...
He is also deeply involved in the expansion and promoting of Japanese crafts.
STAR brass trivet designed by OJI MASANORI for FUTAGAMI. This collection is inspired by the galaxy and its phenomenons.
MIKAZUKI, crescent moon in Japanese, the brass bottle opener designed by OJI MASANORI for FUTAGAMI.