April 28 , 2019 | Product
Asunaro’s Bento-Bako by Oji Masanori
Asunaro’s Bento-Bako is a lunch box made of Japanese Thujopsis dolabrata. It has deep and shallow size, each of them can be stacked on each other. The beautiful woodcraft makes everyday meals more enjoyable designed by Oji Masanori, a Japanese industrial designer creating things based on the history of industrial crafts while looking into the future of the industry.
Thujopsis dolabrata is a local wood material in Wajima called Hinoki asunaro. It has an element called hinokior which has a healing effect, and it has a fresh aroma. In addition, it functions as an insecticide and antiseptic, and water resistant. The corner part is fastened with Japanese whitebark magnolia. It not only enhances the strength but also provides a design accent.