In Element Designs is Vancouver-based studio producing original furniture. A collaboration between Seiji's life time partner, Himali Kuwabara, they have been introducing sophisticated, well-designed and constructed organic furniture since 2003.
Seiji and Himali’s shared philosophy of combining form and function creates unique art that transforms interiors into harmonious living spaces. Fusing styles from their native Japan and the West, they design and build furniture which is durable, attractive and one-of-a-kind. Besides their collection series, they work with clients to create custom-made furniture and interiors. They enjoy shaping their customers’ visions into harmonious surroundings which feel like home. Their range of work is extensive: cabinets, tables, chairs, bed frames, lighting, decorative accessories and shelves. IE has designed interiors for many restaurants and other businesses such as cafes and hair salons in and around Vancouver.
In 2018, IE handmade Grove Front Gallery’s interior free standing displays and shelvings which created an organic and elegant atmosphere for the gallery.