Zōgan “Embedded Ware” uniquely combines traditionally distinct Japanese dishware materials—hardwood and porcelain. The fusion of organic and ceramic employs innovative craftsmanship resulting in a clean design that belies the challenges entailed in uniting these materials. Elegant porcelain geometries embedded in durable, dark walnut provide a look that stands out as a conversational centerpiece or in remarkable place settings.
The form of this item is a reference to cloud images. When given a closer look, it also resembles a humorous face. The scissors can be securely placed upright on the base when not in use.
When held, it is possible to feel the strength and quality of these scissors. The base is a weighted zinc alloy while the blades are Teflon coated and non- stick to provide smooth and predictable cutting.
The design of this item is based on natural landscapes. When viewed closely, it represents an image of a mountain accompanied by the moon or sun.
A creative gadget was added to the bottom of the tape dispenser that enables its rotation. It also produces a ticking sound when it's body is rotated. This can create a soul healing moment for a better mood in the workplace. It’s also a faithful and reliable companion to the work table.