Tenon by Yota Kakuda


Tenon by Yota Kakuda

Tokyo 2010: Japanese designer Yota Kakuda presented a collection of wooden furniture at DesignTide Tokyo 2010 earlier this month.

Tenon by Yota Kakuda

Called Tenon, the pieces are joined by slotting together the mortise into the recessed tenon joints.

Tenon by Yota Kakuda

The range includes an armchair, shelving unit, side table and a little step ladder.

Tenon by Yota Kakuda

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Tenon by Yota Kakuda

Photographs are by Kazunobu Yamada.

Tenon by Yota Kakuda

Here's a bit of text from the designer:


A collection of furniture that consist of timbers and can be assembled using mortise and tenon joints as well as angular construction methods.

Tenon by Yota Kakuda


STEP, W400 W470 H520
CHAIR, W440 D480 H710 SH420
ARM CHAIR, W590 D480 H710 SH420
SIDE TABLE, W400 D400 H420
SHELF, W820 D470 H820

Tenon by Yota Kakuda

Yota Kakuda was born in 1979 in Japan. Since he made London his main place to work in 2003, he has gained experience at various design
studios including Shin and Tomoko Azumi and Ross Lovegrove. 2005-2007, he studied and obtained MA at Royal College of Art, Design Products during he had scholarship from Japanese government. He is currently based in Tokyo since 2008.

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Posted on Tuesday November 9th 2010 at 10:53 am by Catherine Warmann. Copyright policy | Comments policy

  • Erik

    Japanese IKEA?

  • pollendiary

    So nice !
    And so boring !

  • hbecocleaning

    "can be assembled by slotting together the mortise into the recessed tenon joints."
    Sorry but tenons go into mortises.

  • Juta


  • Very good work Mr. Kakuda!
    Light design , light weight ,good proportions an i suppose …strong
    I really like!