About the project
Shirō Kuramata (倉 俣 史 朗 Kuramata Shirō, Tokyo, November 29, 1934 - February 1, 1991) was a Japanese designer.
It's considered one of the most important Japanese designers of the 20th century. It's style combines the sophistication of Japanese traditional decorative arts with the essence of its modern design. Its contribution to the search for new materials, particularly with regard to transparent polymethyl methacrylate, is also remarkable.