Designer profile: Toshiyuki Kita
Since 1969, Toshiyuki Kita has been active as an environmental and industrial designer who has worked in Japan, Italy, and many other places around the world. He has created many products in a wealth of fields for European and Japanese, from furniture and electronic appliances including LCD televisions to robots, and ordinary household goods. Many of his works have become part of the collections of museums throughout the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, (Centre Pompidou), Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, and others.
In recent years, he has been promoting education by holding seminars and workshops not only in Japan, but also in Europe and Asia. He continues his lifelong devotion to working with Japanese traditional crafts, designing and producing many products in related fields.
On Froth Technology
The froth is generated by mixing air with hot water containing special foaming agent made of substance safe enough to be used in food or cosmetic products through the foaming device. The bubble is delicate as a hundred to a few hundred microns in diameter and very creamy to the touch compared to the conventional bubble bath products. The froth serving as the lid in keeping the hot water from cooling off and at the same time avoid the steam to leap through. Such characteristic qualities will enable us to install the tub anywhere offering a new bathing style.