LUNA ROSSA by Masanori Umeda

Junichirou Tanizaki speaks it as follows in novel "INEI −RAISAN", ・・・The tradition-colored black, brown, red of the lacquerware think like the color that "the darkness" of several folds deposited, and the lacquerware is felt if I put it in "the dark" when the beauty stands out. When the lacquerware is put in the dark place, it projects rocking of the light and teaches that there is the arrival of the wind in the quiet room, and invites a person in meditation.

The concept of this lacquered furniture "LUNA ROSSA (the red moon)" is molding of my a series of Antithese "THINK NATURE" for the disaster outbreak by the abnormal weather, such as the glacier dissolves by global warming, a sandy beach going out, the drying earth, the collapsing fields and mountains.

The constitution of mountain range and the red moon floating in the dark heavens or sea or the lake・・・, it likened an ominous feeling of the natural environments collapse to appear and disappear in a quite beautiful moonlit night as "the red moon".

The furniture of this "red moon" is right the molding that quoted "INEI-RAISAN" of the Tanizaki style.

The beauty of lacquerware shown in dark environment is good for the global environment protection era and prays for the value being reconsidered.

Dieter Rams  
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