Led by designer Koichi Futatsumata, CASE-REAL works on interior / architecture projects.
With creative ideas and technological studies based on each environment, objective and tasks given for each project CASE-REAL will seek for an essential solution to fit each atmosphere.

Office Establishment: 2000 / Company Establishment: 2009

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Koichi Futatsumata

Designer. Futatsumata is the representative director of “CASE-REAL” focusing on spacial design, and “KOICHI FUTATSUMATA STUDIO” which specializes in product design. He is based in Fukuoka and Tokyo working internationally with variety of works including architectures, interiors, furnitures and products.

Awards, Public collections
Dezeen Awards / Small retail interior – Shortlisted (UK, 2020)
Dezeen Awards / Small interior – Longlisted (UK, 2020)
Dezeen Awards / Hotel and short-stay interior – Longlisted (UK, 2020)
FRAME Awards / Best Use of Colour – Jury Prize (Amsterdam, 2020)
FRAME Awards / Hotel of the Year – Longlisted (Amsterdam, 2020)
Building of the Year – Archdaily / Commercial Architecture – Nominee (America, 2020)
FRAME Awards / Best Use of Material – Nominee (Amsterdam, 2018)
Wallpaper* City Guides / 10 Best Design (London, 2017)
JCD Design Award / Gold (Tokyo, 2016)
Domusweb / Best of Japan (Milano, 2016)
Domusweb / Best of 2015 design (Milano, 2015)
Wallpaper* DESIGN AWARDS / The Judges’ Awards Best Domestic Design – High Five (London, 2014)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art / The Permanent Collection (San Francisco, 2011)
D&AD Awards / Nomination Awards (London, 2011)
Restaurant & Bar Design Awards / Final Shortlisted (London, 2011)
Design For Asia Award / Bronze Award (Hong Kong, 2010)
Fukuoka Design Award / The second prize (Fukuoka, 2010)
AR Awards / Commendations – 2 projects (London, 2009)
iida Awards / Final Shortlisted (Incheon, 2009)
Best Store of The Year / Selected (Tokyo, 2009)
Digital Design Of The Year / Gold Prize (Tokyo, 2002)

Landscape of Design(Artek Tokyo Store/Tokyo, 2019)
Artek at Milan Design Week 2019 – FIN/JPN Friendship Collection(Milano, 2019)
THE CUTRELY SHOW by Gallery Valerie Traan (Il Lazzaretto, Milano/Italy, 2016)
A Matter of Perception TRADITION & TECHNOLOGY (Palazzo Litta, Milano/Italy, 2016)
Alamak! DESIGN IN ASIA in Milano (La Triennale di Milano, Milano/Italy, 2016)
DESIGN WORKSHOP JAPAN – SWITZERLAND (Istituto Svizzero, Milano/Italy, 2016)
edition HORIZONTAL multiple collection line (Design Museum, London/UK, 2015)
The cutlery project by valerie_objects at D’ DAYS 2015 (Musee des Arts decoratifs, Paris/France, 2015)
Wallpaper* Handmade (Collaborator: SKAGEN) at SALONE DEL MOBILE 2015 (Milano/Italy, 2015)
Design Workshop Japan – Switzerland (Barden/Switzerland + Tokyo & Ishinomaki/Japan)
SHOWCASE Exhibition (Tokyo/Japan, 2014)
Trame Exhibition at Milano Triennale 2014 (Milano/Itary, 2014)
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2014 / OPINION CIATTI Collection (Milano/Itary, 2014)
KOICHI FUTATSUMATA x E&Y Special Exhibition (Living Motif, Tokyo/Japan, 2013)
MARK-ING London EXHIBITION (Gallery Libby Sellers, London/UK, 2013)
MARK-ING Tokyo EXHIBITION (Tokyo/Japan, 2011)
LESS AND MORE. The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco/USA, 2011)
DESIGNTIDE TOKYO 2010 (E&Y Booth, Tokyo/Japan, 2010)
SALONE DEL MOBILE 2008 (E&Y Booth, Milano/Itary, 2008)
DESIGN TIDE 2007 (E&Y Booth, Tokyo/Japan, 2007)
TOKYO DESIGNERS BLOCK 2001 (Tokyo/Japan, 2001)
BIENNALE INTERNATIONAL DESIGN 2000 (Saint-Etienne/France, 2000)
CASE-REAL EXHIBITION (E&Y, Fukuoka/Japan, 2000)
HAPPENING 1998/1999/2000(Tokyo/Japan,1998)


Design Manager : Koichi Shimohira
Accunting Management, Director : Kayo Yamaguchi
Designer : Yuki Onita, Kiyomoto Hirabaru, Sanae Furusato, Aki Hashizume, Koichi Furumura, Kana Yamamoto, Mitsuki Kuboyama
Press, Design Assistant : Ritsu Shibata
Design Partner : Yasushi Arikawa, Interior designer