2016.07.20Stone door stopper

I saw this door stopper in Milan.
It seems to be hand-made.
A ordinary handle is put on a stone.
But because of that, the texture and character of
both stone and handle stand out curiously.
It made me perceive the value of existing objects again.

2-4-6 Yahiro Sumida-ku Tokyo 131-0041 Japan

關 博旨/Hiroshi Seki
Born in Osaka in 1978. Studied abroad at Designskole in Copenhagen while studying at Kyoto Institute of Technology.
Completed graduate school of Kyoto Institute of Technology in 2004.
Established Seki Design Lab., after working at TOCLAS (formerly YAMAHA LIVINGTEC CORPORATION).
He is concurrently working as a designer and director of MUJI.
He does design to find out a new possibility of construction and function of things or peculiarity of materials, by having doubts about the common things, and taking cues from tools and commodity goods which are found in many countries.