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Karimoku Case

www.karimoku-case.com

The Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case has been developed by Karimoku Furniture in collaboration with Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa Design emerging from a shared admiration and love for serene beauty, rich materials and timeless appeal. Karimoku Case and the first collection of 12 tailor made pieces had their international debut at 3daysofdesign 2019 in Copenhagen. Brand. Kiosk has been appointed to manage the international communication of the brand.

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31.01.2024
Introducing the new brand name

Karimoku Furniture is happy to announce the renaming of its high-end lifestyle brand Karimoku to Karimoku Case. From January 31, 2024, the brand will be run entirely under the name Karimoku Case in its online as well as offline presence. 

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19.05.2023
Karimoku Case presents case study 09, The hotel BELLUSTAR TOKYO

The Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case presents its most comprehensive case study to date – the interior of the new BELLUSTAR TOKYO hotel in central Tokyo. For their 9th case study, the initiators of the brand, Keiji Ashizawa Design and Norm Architects, have developed a tailor-made interior design concept for the various rooms of the luxury hotel in the Tokyu Kabukicho Tower. These include three restaurants, a spa and five unique penthouse suites, all furnished with objects from the Karimoku collections.

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25.05.2023
Karimoku Case at 3daysofdesign 2023

Four years after celebrating its soft launch in Copenhagen, the Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case is pleased to announce its return to the Danish capital, where the brand showcases its bespoke wooden furniture collections on the occasion of 3daysofdesign from June 7 – 10, 2023. 

For the exhibition, the brand’s Creative Director Norm Architects turned the New Mags bookstore into a residential interior that showcases a thorough selection of the Karimoku Case collections. 

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12.04.2023
Karimoku Case at Salone del Mobile 2023

Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case showcases the wide variety and high quality of its bespoke contemporary furniture collections at Salone del Mobile. Referencing the concept of the brand, the bespoke collections are displayed in a comprehensive, thoughtfully curated interior resembling an apartment. Designed by the brand’s co-initiator, Japanese architecture and design practice Keiji Ashizawa Design, the interior is divided into different zones by material and colour, highlighting the versatility of the Karimoku collections. 

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01.02.2023
KARIMOKU CASE PRESENTS CASE STUDY 08, THE HIROO RESIDENCE PROJECT

The Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case proudly present its 8th case study, the furnishing of the luxury Hiroo Apartment located in a residential complex in central Tokyo. Brand initiator and lead architect for this case study, Keiji Ashizawa, has developed a bespoke interior design concept dictated by a sense of well-being and inspired by the sensual qualities of light. This new case study introduces the new concept of “crafted space”, a holistic approach to interior design that incorporates high-quality and hand-finished craftsmanship in every detail.

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11.07.2022
KARIMOKU CASE PRESENTS CASE STUDY 06, THE RESTAURANT ÄNG PROJECT

Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case presents its sixth case study, the Michelin-starred Swedish restaurant ÄNG, which opened its doors on July 1, 2022, following a period of new construction. Norm Architects, creative directors of Karimoku Case and lead architects on the project, have implemented a bespoke interior concept in the newly constructed, modern glass house adjacent to the Ästad Vingård winery, with a clean yet strikingly atmospheric spatial effect that complements ÄNG’s unique culinary offering.

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18.05.2022
KARIMOKU CASE AT SALONE DEL MOBILE 2022

The Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case exhibits at Salone del Mobile for the first time, showcasing the wide variety and high quality of its bespoke contemporary furniture collections and launching two new designs by Keiji Ashizawa. Referencing the concept of the brand, the versatility of the bespoke collections is displayed in a comprehensive, thoughtfully curated interior resembling an apartment designed by the brand’s co-founders, Danish architecture and design studio Norm Architects and Japanese architecture and design practice Keiji Ashizawa Design.

20.11.2021
KARIMOKU CASE PRESENTS CASE STUDY 05, THE NOTABENE SHOE STORE

The Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case celebrates the successful launch of its fifth case study, the holistic flagship store for the shoe brand Notabene in the city centre of Copenhagen.

For the high-end shoe concept store, Norm Architects have designed a custom-made interior with bespoke furniture items crafted by Karimoku Furniture that will become part of the permanent collection. The striking Notabene shoe store marks the first retail project in the row of international interior cases, showcasing a high-end minimalist interior design as well as an innovative approach to retail design.

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30.04.2021
KARIMOKU CASE PRESENTS CASE STUDY 04, THE AZABU RESIDENCE PROJECT

The Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case presents its fourth case, the Azabu Residence Project, and continues the collaboration with architecture and design studios Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa Design. The private residence project in Tokyo has been completed with a custom-made interior by lead architect and Karimoku Case brand initiator Keiji Ashizawa and bespoke furniture items designed by his studio and the brand’s creative directors Norm Architects. A project specific feature is its interior playing on inspiration taken from elements of American Modernism as well as a distinct homage to the celebration of shadows.

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12.02.2021
KARIMOKU FURNITURE OPENS KARIMOKU COMMONS TOKYO

Japan’s leading wooden furniture manufacturer Karimoku Furniture Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of Karimoku Commons Tokyo on February 12 – a new space over three floors to showcase its different high-end furniture brands, including the internationally renowned brands Karimoku New Standard and Karimoku Case. The new hybrid space in central Tokyo is the second to follow after Karimoku Commons Osaka and will act as a showroom, gallery and office space, allowing visitors to experience the versatile crafting skills and wooden furniture made by Karimoku Furniture.

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10.11.2020
KARIMOKU CASE COMPLETES INTERIOR OF THE ARCHIPELAGO HOUSE PROJECT AND PRESENTS ITS THIRD CASE

The Japanese lifestyle brand Karimoku Case presents its third case. Creative directors and co-founders of Karimoku Case Study, Norm Architects, complete a private summer house in Sweden, the Archipelago House, with a bespoke interior and custom-made furniture.

For Case Study 03, Norm Architects realised an interior that draws inspiration from the local architecture and landscape of the Swedish coastline, thus blurring the line between what is inside and what is outside. Bespoke furniture complement the interior kept in natural tones, using wood as the main material.

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