Naoto Fukasawa: Embodiment

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A brand new monograph on one of Japan’s best-known product designers, featuring more than 100 of his latest works. Naoto Fukasawa’s simple, restrained, and user-friendly products have an extraordinarily universal appeal.

Published by Phaidon in April 2018, this beautiful book features more than 100 of his latest designs, including furniture, phones, watches, fashion, luggage, and accessories, Naoto Fukasawa: Embodiment perfectly captures Fukasawa’s perspective on the dynamic interplay between people, places, and things.

It places the designer’s products into the context of the contemporary design world and you can’t miss this book if you love Fukasawa’s design philosophy.

Fukasawa is one of the foremost Japanese product designers working today. Having worked previously for IDEO in the US, he established his own company, Naoto Fukasawa Design, in 2003. He is responsible for the groundbreaking wall-mounted CD player for MUJI and has designed for many other renowned companies including Driade, B&B Italia, Herman Miller, Issey Miyake, Alessi, and Lamy.

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