Wood work Studio "Isa"
Nishiogura 55-2, Yoro-cho,Yoro-gun, Gifu pref.
|1958||Born in Toyama|
|1979||Graduated from design dept. ayKyoto Seika Junior College|
|1980||Completed the major|
|Learned wood work from Mr. Akira Murayama while in college|
|Joined design department of a cosmetic company in Osaka|
|1982||Left the company. Resumed learning wood work from Mr. Akira Murayama(～83)|
|1988||Learned wood work at a technical academy|
|1989||Established "Isa Wood work Studio" with husband|
|1993||Put joint exhibitions with husband once or twice a year|
|Received Chief of Forestry Agency award at World Wood Craft Exhibition|
|2001||'06 '08 Selected at Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition|
|2005||Received Incentive award at Oribe Craft Design Award Exhibition|
|2009||Selected at Japan Craft Design Exhibition Also selected in the 48th, 50th and 51st exhibitions|
I make my works in pursuit of something that you want to keep them at hand. Planning, cutting, shaping, assembling and planing. Finishing work is exciting and I do it with feeling. From furniture to chopsticks, in order to maximize the natural color of wood, I use no stain but plant derived oil.
High back chair "Gloriosa & NARA"
Right: African padoauk / Left: Oak
Table for mass
Walnut / Nunoike Church in Nagoya
Chest of drawers
Japanese cherry birch, birch and paulownia
Quince, black walnut, walnut, zebra, ebony, zelkova etc.