NEW RELEASE | TSUKIKO
DESIGNED BY | Alexander Lotersztain in collaboration with Kojima Shōten, 2023
Introducing ‘Tsukiko,’ a radiant new table lamp designed by Alexander Lotersztain in collaboration with Kojima Shōten, the esteemed 10th generation Kyoto-based lantern makers. Tsukiko embodies an exquisite fusion of contemporary and traditional craftsmanship, resulting in a truly radiant piece.
The name ‘Tsukiko,’ meaning ‘Moon child,’ in Japanese, pays homage to the lamp’s soft and warm glow, reminiscent of the gentle light of the moon.
‘Tsukiko’ is a testament to Shun Kojima & Ryo Kojima for their exceptional skill and artistry, reflecting the company’s commitment to preserving the traditional craft for future generations. Kojima Shōten’s reputation for exceptional craftsmanship is attributed to their unique jibarishiki method, which involves using thicker bamboo strips for the frame and paper for the lantern. ‘Tsukiko’ is a testament to Shun Kojima & Ryo Kojima for their exceptional skill and artistry, reflecting the company’s commitment to preserving the traditional craft for future generations.
The light object showcases the purity and extraordinary craft of the technique, while striking a delicate balance between the new and the
traditional. Alexander Lotersztain’s fascination with traditional Japanese crafts, honed during his professional career living and working
in Japan in the early 2000s, is evident in the design of Tsukiko. Tsukiko’s soft natural materials used in its construction create a
soothing and relaxing atmosphere. It’s warm glow creates an ambiance that is both alluring and welcoming, making it the perfect addition to
MATERIAL | Bamboo strips and paper.
SIZE | H350 x D300mm