尾羽 OHA / Shoehorn

design : Mikiya Kobayashi

A shoehorn in the shape of a bird with superior casting technique and beauty of carefully polished finish.

OHA is designed in the motif of a lovely bird. You can effortlessly pull it out of a shoe while inserting a finger in the handle. It is a small but very comfortable design. This is the shoehorn with prominent casting technique and beauty of carefully polished finish. The soft motif of a bird like an art sculpture is made by fine casting technique. Carefully polished one by one, it gives beautiful delicate image just like a dainty little bird. It can be pulled out of a shoe easily while holding the handle with a finger. It is designed to keep comfort of the user in mind.
“OHA” means “a bird tail feather” in Japanese which the birds use to change their courses in flight and keep their balance when they rest (on a tree). OHA is an beautiful product with the brand new idea to envision a bird tail to a shoehorn and an exceptional craftsmanship. Available in aluminum or brass.

尾羽 OHA  / Shoehorn

IK15O-04 BS

IK15O-04 AL


w125 × d67 × h37mm
AL:90g / BS:270g
AL:Aluminum / BS:Brass

Photo by Yosuke Owashi

Mikiya Kobayashi

Born in 1981 in Tokyo, he founded his own studio in Tokyo and Valencia after an experience in an interior design company.
He is working in many design fields such as furniture, daily products, electronics, mobility as well as space design. Deeply rooted in a lifestyle that is considered jointly with clients, his design is also able to merge into its surrounding space. He recieved many awards such as iF Gold Award and Red Dot Design Award in Germany. In 2018, he starts his own original lifestyle brand IMPLEMENTS.

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