Luxurious and brilliant desktop item
This is a paper weight and pen stand from the Prima Rio series by product designer Michio Akita. These products are machined from stainless steel ingots (chunks). In addition to being used as a paperweight, PM09 and PM10 can be used as a card stand and a pen stand (one pen), and PM11 can hold two pens.
Born in Osaka, Japan in 1953. He majored in Design & Industrial Arts at Aichi Prefectural University of Fine arts and Music, and graduated in 1977. After working at Kenwood Corporation and Sony Corporation, he works as a freelance product designer from 1988. His work rage is wide from household appliances to the public equipment.
The less elements to the utmost limit, but still have enough function. The products are produced with the keywords “Solidity” “Style” and “Brilliance”. The brand was born in Takeda Design Project from Takada, the metal processing manufacturer in Tsubame, Niigata Prefecture.