In a store at Roppongi Hills, one of Japan’s largest mega-complex,
and at the lobby of CLASKA, a famous designer hotel in Tokyo,
the unusual brass-made lamps add a touch of class to their surroundings.
Established in 1916 in Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture, Nousaku Inc.,
a manufacturer specializing in casting copper, brass and tin, is proud
of adopting a sense of “design” into their technology, cultivated in
long tradition, and producing new value for metallic products.
Metallic materials carry the stigma of being hard in appearance, however,
using the metallic materials Nousaku has drawn out the original feeling
and brightness of metallic material. Thanks to their top-rate casting
technology, delicate work and artisan’s sincerity, the company has
released numerous products including modern tableware, vases and other
Katsuji Nousaku, the CEO of Nousaku Inc. has never gotten tired of collaborating with spirited designers in Japan. Especially, tin-made tableware “Kuzushi” is designed by a product designer, Makoto Koizumi, who handles the entire range of design related to daily living. Due to its beautiful form and brilliant color, the tableware have been used at a restaurant in high-end hotel such as Park Hyatt Tokyo.