About Naoto Fukasawa
Naoto Fukasawa is a Japanese product designer born in 1956 who graduated from Tama Art University in 1980. After having acted as the head of the American company IDEO's Tokyo office, he established Naoto Fukasawa Design in 2003. In recent years, he has released a host of new works with Italian companies B&B Italia, Driade, Magis and Artemide and they have garnered a great deal of attention. In the past, he has won over fifty awards, including the American IDEA Gold Award, the German if Gold Award, the British D&AD Gold Award, the Mainichi Design Award and the 5th Oribe Award.
About B&B Italia Outdoor
Ever since its foundation in 1966, B&B Italia has been a leader in the world of contemporary furniture. The brand has won international acclaim as a representative of Italian furniture design, both for homes and public areas.
The B&B Italia Outdoor range further pushes their claim as one of the best and interesting furniture manufacturers in the world. Each of their outdoor designs tells a different story of both talent and innovation.