M: Do you think that Japanese design is suffering globalisation? Is it uniforming in a common style?

A: Local Japanese furniture makers have several issues exporting the products abroad; such as shipping fee, safety transportation, customs and products price. However, it is the most important task for us to make furniture of universal design.

M: Why you don't use social media?

A: We have an official website and Facebook. If you don't know these, it means we have not been able to use them well...

Interview by Matteo Guarnaccia
Photography by Matteo Guarnaccia some from Akihito Gyoten