Teori Co. Ltd

📍 Kurashiki, Japan

They specialize in sustainable furniture made from local bamboo.

They grow bamboo, make crafts from it, and make paints, bath salt, or fertilizer from it also! Utilizing bamboo, they maintain local bamboo forests and revitalize Kurashiki city. In 2008, their products were displayed in MOMA.

Bamboo, which produces one offspring after another, requires no afforestation and has a low environmental impact. To contribute to the local community, Mr. Nakayama, the founder of TEORI CO., LTD. invented his original furniture made from local bamboo after a year of trial and error.