Also this year, Ritzwell will be presenting its collection and the novelties which have been recently added to the catalogue at the Salone del Mobile. Milano.
This event has become a regular appointment for the Japanese company in continuous global expansion. Ritzwell has been choosing the Trade Fair as its showcase since 2008 and its installations have always conveyed a precise image, which focuses on the brand’s founding values and philosophy. For the fourth consecutive year, Ritzwell will be exhibiting in pavilion 5, together with the most interesting design brands on the global design scene. The 2019 stand is the fruit of the renewed collaboration between Shinsaku Miyamoto – Ritzwell’s designer and creative director – and Roberto Di Stefano, who designed the general concept of the space maintaining a continuity with the one created for the brand last year. The lava-stone flooring works as a trait-d’union between the Italian culture and that of the land of the rising sun and instinctively conveys concepts such as solidity and durability, which are also intrinsic to all the pieces designed by Ritzwell. The space is divided into several areas that are visible through the façade, which is composed by panels of different sizes arranged around the tokonomas (raised alcoves, which are typical of Japanese interior architecture, conceived to host goods and objects of particular value) on which the more iconic pieces of the brand are displayed. The stand has been designed in the style of a traditional Japanese home, with a central raised living room area around which the other rooms develop.
The pieces on display have been carefully selected in order to highlight the new range of finishes proposed for metallic structures and for leather. The hues the brand is featuring this season gain and intensify their beauty as these objects are used in everyday life and acquire the ‘glaze of time’ (furubi in Japanese). The styling, on the other hand, privileges objects and accessories related to the sphere of art, in order to celebrate a daily style of living focused on the quality of details, in a pure Ritzwell style.
Among the objects on show are: the new Jabara AV Board by Shinsaku Miyamoto, a low cabinet for audio-visual equipment which has just been awarded the 2019 Red Dot Design Award in the Best of the Best category; the JK Easy Chair and the JK Side Table, which expand the collection of the same name signed by Jun Kamahara.
Photographs by Alberto Strada