“TSUMI KIBAKO” will be exhibited in Fuorisalone, Milan Design Week 2019

“TSUMI KIBAKO” will be exhibited in Fuorisalone, Milan Design Week 2019

Fuorisalone is the set of events distributed in different areas of Milan on the same days when the Salone Internazzionale del Mobile takes place, which is staged in the stands of Rho Fiera. Every year, in April, Salone and Fuorisalone define the Milan Design Week, the most important event in the world for design. The Lambrate District, in the Northeast area of Milan, is an historical industrial part of the country; Lambrate Design District has been reconfirmed a cult location for all the design lovers of the world. Established district of the Design Week, the area is the symbol of innovation, freshness and quality. A cannot miss location for all the lovers and the experts of the field that visit the Fuorisalone: over 85,000 visitors has indeed visited the main venues. Described as the new Italian Brooklyn, Lambrate brings you out of the Milan chaos, to put you in a dimension that exudes ideas and innovation.

TSUMI KIBAKO “TSUMI KIBAKO” – this word is condensed a few meanings in japanese.TSUMI means pile, TSUMIKI means building blocks and KIBAKO means wooden box. TSUMI KIBAKO is designed for Miyakonojo City Library (Miyazaki, Japan), was renovated from shopping mall. One million people visited before one year had passed since the opening of April 2018.
TSUMI KIBAKO is designed with local furniture company and used local wood, camphor. They are flexible to adjust forms depending on library’s events. Three size boxes can be fixed easily with a simple joint, so users can rearrange for purpose. Just rotating, they become shelf, stand, basket or tray.

Miyakonojo City Library (Miyazaki, Japan)

Fuorisalone, Milan Deisgn Week 2019

Date: 9-14 April 2019

Location: Via Privata Massimiano, 6, 20134 Milano MI, Italy


Sponsor: KONGO CO., LTD


Exhibition Design: Ilgin Ezgi Tunc (AIDA ATELIER)