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Karimoku New Standard


Founded by leading Japanese furniture manu­facturer Karimoku in 2009, Karimoku New Standard is defined by its fusion of progressive ideas and manufacturing excellence. Bringing together the unique perspectives of Karimoku’s craftsmen and a select group of international designers, the brand presents new standards in Japanese furniture design.

Karimoku New Standard’s pursuit of high quality outcomes includes responsible produc­tion, starting with the material itself. Sustainably grown Japanese hardwoods are sourced from northern Japan as part of an initiative to revital­ise the forests and the industries they support. The low-diameter trees, which are often discarded or used as paper pulp, are processed in regional workshops before taking shape through a combination of skilled craftsmanship and advanced technology.

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