POETICCURIOSITY

Bespoke Furniture / 2021
OMBULU is a bespoke collapsible baby changing bed designed to be able to fold and deploy in a limited space such as lavatories in the private cafes and restaurants in an urban city.



Bespoke Product / 2020
SKEW is a hand-made bespoke ceiling light we designed using a rattan frame and Japanese paper. The two lights in a skew position lights up the space boradly.



Material Experiment / 2018-
Rattan Workshop is an ongoing practice of the studio which is to explore the poetic potential of the materials through experimenting with them without pursuing a predetermined purpose.


Artwork / 2014-
Created by Kensho in collaboration with Komatsu Kosei, PUWANTS is an installation of plant-inspired sculptures that dance with air bubbles in water.


Artwork / 2017
Commissioned by TBS, a Japanese broadcasting company, Yusuke visualised the title of their new TV drama, featuring dandelion fluffs, an iconic object that appeared in the drama.
Material Experiment / 2021
OBU-creation is a project experimenting to bring abandoned nutshell skin with unique material nature into new material for products through interaction with local people.


Graphic Design / 2020
We designed the new logo and logotype of ScanX, a startup company based in Japan and Australia that specialises in the software for analysing data of physical space.


Artwork / 2013-
Ripple Clock was created for installation and as a concept for product design of a clock indicating the accumulation of time by generating ripples every second.


Installation / 2018
Poetic Structure comprises three pieces of furniture that were designed by Yusuke to communicate his poetic imagery in the form of the interaction with everyday objects.


Design Research / 2018
As a part of Kensho's PhD design research project, product designers explored alternative movements of everyday objects in collaboration with puppeteers.
Workshop / 2021
We developed and delivered a two-day design workshop exploring how poetic curiosity, the theme of our studio, can be applied to developing seeds of new business.


Exhibition / 2020
Yusuke's new series of artwork, 'XXXX', features the memory relating to everyday objects that surrounded us during the lockdown due to the outbreak of COVID-19.


Artwork / 2018
Yusuke developed his work 'Building A Breath' and created urban scenery made by more than 10,000 dandelion fluffs. Received Tokyo Midtown Award 2018 Grand Prix.


Exhibition Design / 2016
Yusuke designed the exhibition that traces the history of the collaboration between Robert Frank and Gerhard Steidl held at Chinretsukan Gallery of Tokyo University of the Arts


Interaction Design / 2018
Exploring a natural and direct interaction with an aerial robot, Kensho created an interaction which enables people to interact with a drone just like playing catch.