<em>Edit Event</em> ColoRing by Jo Nagasaka for Artek at The Conran Shop, Marylebone

ColoRing by Jo Nagasaka for Artek at The Conran Shop, Marylebone

8 - 11 May 10:00 – 19:00
12 May 11:30 – 18:00

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Booking not necessary, free
Edit Event The Conran Shop presents a Unique Tekio Light Installation
The Conran Shop
55 Marylebone High Street

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020 7723 2223

The Conran Shop proudly presents the UK exclusive of Jo Nagasaka’s ColoRing collection for Artek. Designed in celebration of the centenary of Finnish-Japanese relations, and featuring Artek classics such as the Stool 60 and Bench 153B, each piece is treated with Nagasaka’s uniquely colourful ColoRing technique.

2019 marks the 100-year anniversary of diplomatic relations between Finland and Japan. Artek, a quintessentially Finnish company, uses the centenary to explore the relationship between the two countries with a creative fusion. The result is Artek’s FIN/JPN Friendship Collection, which launched at Salone de Mobile, Milan in April 2019.

Jo Nagasaka’s fresh approach to traditional Japanese craft is renowned for its novel and contemporary expression. As a result, the Tokyo-based architect and designer was a natural partner for Artek’s FIN/JPN Friendship Collection. Jo set out to apply his research on surface treatments to Artek’s beloved classics. He combines the age-old practices of Udukuri and Tsugaru-nuri into his own original process, resulting in what he’s named ColoRing.

The Conran Shop