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Founded in 2011, Ishinomaki Laboratory started as a simple, public workshop for the local community devastated by the tsunami triggered by the Great East Japan Earthquake. Along with running DIY workshops for residents affected by the disaster, the Ishinomaki team participated in restoring and renovating local shops as well as creating products and spaces for the community.


Combining good design with “handmade” products, the Ishinomaki Laboratory label was launched to market the products beyond the local community. Talented designers, from Japan and abroad, work together with the Ishinomaki Laboratory team to create a line-up of furniture and items that can be enjoyed together.

in local


The Made in Local initiative started as a simple desire to somehow bring Ishinomaki Lab’s designs and story to a local context, and has since grown to encompass a more thorough relationship with people (local makers and market), place (locally-available materials), and product.


Made in Local projects are currently located in London, Manila, Berlin

and Detroit.


Studio Chisel, based out of Hyderabad, and Bram Woodcrafting Studio from Mysore are delighted to bring Ishinomaki products to India.

studio chisel
& bram woodcrafting studio


Based in Hyderabad, Chisel is a design studio and manufacturing set up that focuses on furniture design. The studio’s work is exploratory in nature and is influenced and informed by materials, process and collaborations. 


Chisel Studio LLP is the exclusive licensee for Ishinomaki products in India and holds the rights to manufacture and distribute Ishinomaki Products.

Bram Woodcrafting Studio offers design, prototyping and manufacturing services with a focus on high quality solid wood furniture. The studio that believes in the fair growth of all of our contemporaries, transparency and trust as the base of every transaction it makes and communication it shares.  BWS is a company with mixed principles, generations, culture and a strong language barrier that is bridged by a shared enthusiasm in the field of design and making

Bram Woodcrafting Studio is the primary manufacturing partner for Ishinomaki Products

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