Tokyo-based design company, Kawamura Hideo Activity Inc. (Representative : Hideo KAWAMURA, “KHA”) will start a new online website called “OTETE & ANYO” that produces an original stamp of baby’s tiny “HAND & FOOT” print under the original design label [Rezon®] on 10th May 2010 (Monday).
The word “OTETE & ANYO” are lovely nickname for baby’s “HAND & FOOT” in Japanese language.
They are only original stamps in the world that engraved handprint or footprint that is within defined size (H.127mm × W. 89mm) in real size. Not only using a simple stamp that can be stamped on papers and letters, but also they can be used for lifelong memorial such as birthday present, baby gift and more.
In addition, the most unique point of “HAND & FOOT” is it has broard utility that once the object is stamped, it would be a new memorial item such as stamping hand or foot print on the cards for sending to your relatives & friends to let them know baby’s birth, keeping growth record on diary or notebook, etc. “HAND & FOOT” is a new gift for babys & parents and completely different from the usual baby gift with using hand & footprint like a floor-standing display.
[Features of "OTETE & ANYO"]
- Baby’s name and birthday are engraved on main body.
- A round hand grip is designed suggestive of adorable baby. Black color is used for the main color for premium accent.
- For the case, a decent box of paulownia wood is used. Baby’s hand / foot print designed on the label.
- Memorial hand / foot print can be stamped any time.
Item : “OTETE” (Handprint) / “ANYO” (Footprint)
Size : Main body : (Within H. 127mm x W. 89mm) x D. 47mm / Case : H. 166mm x W. 118mm x D. 61mm
Contents : Stamp, a box of paulownia wood, birth record cade
Price : JP¥ 8,800
+ About Kawamura Hideo Activity Inc. / Rezon®
Kawamura Hideo Activity Inc. (KHA) is a design studio based in Tokyo specialising in graphic design for print, advertisement, editorial design, symbol & logo design, space direction, etc. Estblished by art director Hideo KAWAMURA in 2002. In 2005, Rezon® was launched for a place where KHA can express its orginal designs and ideas liberally, focusing on product design. “ONOFF” is the first lighting design created under the Rezon brand and it won Good Design Award 2006. Renzo® keeps participating in exhibitions in different countries such as London, Moscow, Melbourne, Seoul, etc. and certainly producing creative ideas in order to bring fresh air and happiness to people with power of design.