Masanori Oji, whose background is actually in architecture, has, since opening his own studio in 2004, cemented a place as one of Japan's foremost innovators in product design. That's because of his elegantly simplistic approach to what he dubs "living objects," like this cast-brass bottle opener inspired by celestial bodies. Even better? The piece will slowly oxidize over time, further enhancing the beauty of its finish.
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