Currently based in Denmark, Japanese-born designer Akiko Kuwahata explores and uses the potential and abilities of natural wood. She acquired her degrees in Living Space Design at Nihon University and at the Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark. With a background as a cabinet maker in Japan, she has worked to refine techniques and craft objects with a utilitarian value. Combining clean and utterly fluid design with understated clever details, quality is key when crafting her wooden objects and furniture. Her products have an unequaled level of finish and are irresistible to touch.