Yuzuru Yamakawa

Yuzuru Yamakawa (1933-2012) was a famous Japanese designer known for his great passion for rattan. Yamakawa designed and worked with rattan for more than 40 years, and his iconic designs are recognized by their beautiful lines and their emphasis on ergonomics.

Yamakawa was ambitious, in his work he merged the elegant lines from Japan with the traditional craftsmanship of Indonesia. His amazing work created a new more exclusive era for rattan furniture.

Explore our iconic pieces by Yuzuru Yamakawa

Rap & Funky

The Rap and Funky dining chairs were designed by Yuzuru Yamakawa in 1996. The chairs’ elegant lines of reflect Yamakawa's Japanese roots, which he managed to combine with traditional Indonesian craftsmanship in the finest way.