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ARAKAWA GRIP MUSEUM

PrizeHonorable Mention in Interior Design / Exhibition
Firm LocationTokyo, Japan
CompanyTAKANORI URATA DESIGN INC.
Lead ArchitectTakanori Urata
ClientArakawa & Co., Ltd.

The booth is named "ARAKAWA GRIP MUSEUM" at JAPAN SHOP 2019. It showcases the company concept that Arakawa & Co., Ltd. is a specialized manufacture of 'ARAKAWA GRIP', invented a wire cable fastener that adjustable along the cable with one push locks without set screw in 1975. It also indicated Arakawa's history, past booth designs and awards and future direction working together with designers and architects. The booth is constructed with wires, several cords twisted together into a spiral, converging in the middle to make a crisscrossed pattern. The lights shining on the wires leaves a sophis