ISSUE 36  |  Minimalist Glamour

Fixtures and Fittings from a Minimalist Japanese Architect

September 08, 2014 5:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Hardware and lighting junkies, this one’s for you: simple, beautiful bespoke fixtures and fittings from Japanese architect Uno Tomoaki. His mission? “I’m in search of ordinary and unprecedented architecture,” he says. See his portfolio at Uno.


Above: A raw steel wood burning stove.

Above L: A steel sconce. Above R: A raw steel cabinet.

Above: Elegant, minimal raw steel stairs.

Above L: A hanging steel sconce. Above R: A steel door pull.


Above L: A custom light fixture. Above R: A graceful curtain rod.

Above: An unlacquered brass towel bar.

Above: Two views of an unlacquered brass handrail.

Above: An unlacquered brass door handle.

Above: Brass electrical plate covers.

Fixtures and fittings, junkies, we’re with you. For more of our finds, peruse our Hardware and Lighting archives, including:
     • Nautical Hardware for Home Use
 The Ultimate Bathroom Hook 
     • Spanish-Style Registers and Grills
     • New Classic Lighting from Rubn of Sweden
     Outdoor Nautical Bulkhead Lighting