PHILOSOPHY

KOTAI is a Japanese culture inspired design label, that creates simple, solid and timeless products by following the characteristics of the Japanese concept of Wabi Sabi. With a philosophy that celebrates aging processes of products, we have the approach to educate about the beauty of imperfection, patina and the personal value of longterm product usage. Thanks to our simple and timeless shapes and solid and long lasting materials, our designs are created to become your daily companion.

Our products are made with the lowest possible waste of materials and the highest standard controls towards natural and sustainable production processes and techniques.

 

KOTAI was founded in 2018 by Julia Boos the brands creative director and Kei Urayama, the designer of the label. Both live and work in Berlin.

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