Keisoudo no okitokei

design : Yuichi Nara

Keisoudo no okitokei is made from diatomaceous earth and produced using a traditional Japanese plastering technique. The design maximizes the feature and atmosphere of the diatomaceous earth, which brings us warmth when touched. It suits a natural-material interior not only for a Japanese “Wa” atmosphere with wood or plaster, but also a modern-taste atmosphere.
SiO2, the logo displayed on the clock, is the chemical symbol of the main component of diatomaceous earth.

Keisoudo no okitokei

NY13-15 PK

NY13-15 WH

NY13-15 GN

w136 × h140 × d59mm
Diatomaceous Earth
Sweep Second

Yuichi Nara

Born in Tokyo, 1977. In 1999, he graduated from the Construction Department Architecture Course at Yokohama National University. Moved to Italy in 2000. Began designing following a period working at a glass studio and an architect’s office in Venice. In 2006, graduated from Venezia Construction University. During a trip to Noto, Japan, he was so impressed with the richness of the nature and lifestyle, he decided to return to Japan and moved to Notojima. In 2007, he established the Noto design office. Studying local materials and learning local techniques and applying them to his work, he attempts to design products that enrich everyday life. Alongside his design activities, he also grows rice in a rented untilled paddy field.

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