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GOM Coaster

Masayuki Kurokawa [1981]

[Price]
JPY 456 [set of 2]
[Size]
Diam.80 H.5mm
[Material]
Synthetic Rubber
[Brand]
GOM (made in Japan)

These rubber coasters come in a pair of either triangular or hexagonal pattern. Their roundly cut-out surfaces have been designed with both concave and convex dots. As well as the design, that makes the coaster non-slip and catches water drops from a glass.
GOM is the innovative desktop items, designed by the architect Masayuki Kurokawa in 1970s-1990s, combine stainless steel with rubber, a material that had yet only been used in industrial applications. They have remained popular for more than 40, and the series have been chosen for the permanent collection of MoMA.

Variation

  • CTP / Triangle

    CTP
    Triangle

  • CHP / Hexagon

    CHP
    Hexagon


  • Masayuki Kurokawa

    Graduated from Nagoya Institute of Technology and doctoral programs at Faculty of science and Engineering, Waseda University, he is an architect and also taking a position to consider architecture, product design & interior design in a comprehensive way. GOM series which is used the rubber material is known as one of his representative work.