This product was designed in 1980, but the one introduced here has recently been reissued by West under the supervision of Kuramata Design Office. As a discontinued product, it is rarely seen on the market anymore. He was internationally recognized for his outstanding work in the fields of spatial design and furniture design from the early 1960s to the 1990s. He has been internationally recognized for his unique designs, which are not based on Western forms, but rather on a sense of Japanese culture and aesthetics, for which he was awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture.Thank you for your interest in our items! We are happy to convey our Japanese culture and wonderful products to people all over the world! Foreign Buyers - Please Note. Thank you for your understanding. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchen Tools & Gadgets\Salt & Pepper Shakers". The seller is "japan-culture-market01" and is located in this country: JP. This item can be shipped worldwide.