Born and raised in Japan, Seiji Kuwabara has called British Columbia home since 1991.
Entirely self-taught, he has gradually built his reputation as a furniture designer with meticulous workmanship and exceptional designs. His work has been shipped as far as Ireland, New York, London and Singapore. In addition, he has created more than 200 pieces of original furniture designs and 50 lighting pieces since 2000.
Simultaneously he has been creating three dimensional art work.
He and his wife Himali together operate an original furniture design studio IN ELEMENT DESIGNS.
Available Kuwabara's works to order or to purchase
For enquiry, please contact the gallery at email@example.com or call 1 604 559 0576
Materials: Pine Beatle, Birch, LED light & Mulberry Paper
Size: 56"x 14"x 14"
CONCEPT: Created with love for a custom order last year, ENN is a multifunctional unit whose design was inspired by a clothe stand. This innovative and original design has a variety of functions: shelving, desk and/or seating, and more.
In Japanese, ENN means circle, and each of the three tabletops and legs turn 360° degrees with ease. Once the tabletops are positioned, they are secured by turning the top wooden knob. The ENN can also be folded for easy storage and shipping purposes.
ENN is a fun, innovative, well-constructed and sustainable piece of furniture made of solid wood, oak.
Dimensions: w 15 ½” (size of circle) x d 25” (longest) x h 47”
W 45” x d 25” x h 47” (full position)
Materials: White Oak
Finish: White Wax
Price: $3,400 ( Canadian )
IVY CHAIR ( TALL )
Concept: Imagine IVY growing from the ground onto the wall, this object then becomes a chair when lean against the wall.
200.7. LED version
W 11 1/2" x D 18" x H 78"
Material: Dark Walnut
Finish: Organic oil
Price: $2,600 each
Made to order
IVY CHAIR detail.
CONCEPT: Flowing like a wind (KAZE), the elegant line and the light coming from the lamp will sharpen your space.
DIMENSIONS: W 12"x D 5" x H 16"
MATERIAL: Solid Walnut, Synthetic Paper (100% recycled)
FINISH: Lacquer Finish
PRICE: $300 ( Canadian )
Photography: John Bellerose
Dimensions: 3” x 11 3/4” x 56”
Materials: Yakisugi ( Burned and scorched ) Red Cedar