Why is this in our collection?
The Cabbage chair was created by the design studio nendo (Japanese for “clay”). Nendo was founded in 2002 by architect Oki Sato who, in the same year, received his MA in architecture from Waseda University in Tokyo. It was also in 2002 that Sato made his first visit to the Milan Salone and, upon seeing the work of Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka, became determined to exhibit there. The next year, Sato and his team at nendo had their first showing. Since then, the dynamic firm has taken on projects ranging from architecture and installation design to graphic and product design, for companies such as Cappelini, Lexus, and Oluce. In 2008, fashion designer Issey Miyake invited young and upcoming... more
This object has been included in the following exhibitions: