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Hands on Design

Milan, IT
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About Hands on Design

"The quality of craftmanship, the exclusivity of human touch, the creativity of design." Hands on Design is a brand based in Milan. Founded in 2015 by the two designers Kaori Shiina and Riccardo Nardi, HoD produces and sells decorative objects, tableware and interior accessories, manufactured by high-level artisans, from Italy and Japan, and designed by international designers. The company has a unique approach of bringing together two incredibly rich craft traditions, giving them new life thanks to the creativity and communicative strenght given by design. Fostering...Read More

Hands on Design

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Featured Pieces

Turned Wood Vase 'Alberi Short'
By Hands On Design, Gumdesign, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This pine wood vase is designed by the Italian studio Gumdesign and handmade for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner. The shape is simple and archaic...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Wood

Turned Wood Vase 'Alberi Tall'
By Hands On Design, Gumdesign, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This pine wood vase is designed by the Italian studio Gumdesign and handmade for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner. The shape is simple and archaic...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Wood

Turned Wood Vase 'Anni L'
By Hands On Design, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This cypress wood vase is designed by Massimo Barbierato and handmade for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner. The material look is emphasized by the...
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2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Wood

Turned Wood Vase 'Anni S Rust'
By Hands On Design, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This cypress wood vase is designed by Massimo Barbierato and handmade for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner. The material look is emphasized by the...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Wood

Turned Wood Vase 'Anni S Black'
By Hands On Design, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This cypress wood vase is designed by Massimo Barbierato and handmade for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner. The material look is emphasized by the...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Wood

Turned Wood Vase 'Anni S Grey'
By Hands On Design, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This cypress wood vase is designed by Massimo Barbierato and handmade for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner. The material look is emphasized by the...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Wood

Japanese Hinoki Cypress Wood Wine Cooler 'Bibai'
By Hands On Design, Giulio Iacchetti
Located in Milan, IT
This precious glacette is designed by Giulio Iacchetti and handmade in Japan by the master Shuji Nakagawa for Hands on Design. The artisan is the fourth generation of a bucket makers...
Category

2010s Japanese Modern Wine Coolers

Materials

Cypress

Turned Wood Vase 'Sinfonia Up Natural'
By Hands On Design, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This pine wood vase is designed by the Italian studio Sovrappensiero and handmade for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner. The vase has a glass inser...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Wood

Turned Wood Vase 'Sinfonia Down Blue'
By Hands On Design, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This pine wood vase is designed by the Italian studio Sovrappensiero and handmade for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner. The vase has a glass inser...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Vases

Materials

Wood

Turned Wood Plate and Bowls Set 'Coral'
By Hands On Design, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
Coral is a set of irregular plate and bowls, masterfully turned with thin thicknesses. The three pieces are made of walnut wood, colored by finishes starting from metal oxides, that ...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Platters and Serveware

Materials

Walnut

Turned Wood Centerpiece 'Goron L'
By Hands On Design, Kazuyo Kamada, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This Lebanon cedar centerpiece is hand-turned for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner and designed by Kazuyo Komoda. The Japanese onomatopoeic word “...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Centerpieces

Materials

Cedar

Turned Wood Centerpiece 'Goron S'
By Hands On Design, Kazuyo Kamada, Lorenzo Franceschinis
Located in Milan, IT
This Lebanon cedar centerpiece is hand-turned for Hands on Design by Lorenzo Franceschinis, a talented artistic turner and designed by Kazuyo Komoda. The Japanese onomatopoeic word “...
Category

2010s Italian Modern Centerpieces

Materials

Cedar

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