KAM TIN

An artisan at KAM TIN’s studio, Germany

Established in 2008, KAM TIN is now at the forefront of contemporary design. Presenting a series of furniture unlike any other. Its pieces are playful yet sophisticated and rich in imagination. Produced exclusively by their atelier in Germany, the iconic semi-precious stones are set onto timeless materials such a brass, wood and bronze. The result is a unique body of work together with the highest level of expertise in traditional French craftsmanship. A limited output of only 10 pieces a year ensures that rarity and exclusivity are an innate part of each piece.

KAM TIN is extremely committed to the quality and value of its work, ways in which separate them apart from their contemporaries. Not only is each piece unique in design but exceptionally rare by its quality of material –  up to several thousand carats of ruby or emeralds are used to decorate certain pieces.

The works of KAM TIN are the result of endless hours of research and experimentation of materials. The idea is to combine fantasy and nature together, their striking colours and strong forms give life and energy to each and every piece. KAM TIN celebrates the idea of nature, luxury and rarity. What starts off as a wooden cabinet ends up being a series ‘jewellery furniture’, none same as the other.

“From its distant roots in China, KAM TIN means “field of gold and silver”. It carries the identity of two cultural traditions – the language of western form and design together with a Chinese sensibility. These pieces have a special way of expressing themselves.”

KAM TIN has been rewarded with much international acclaim, a status that has been acknowledged by numerous important figures from design, jewellery and fashion. It’s first pieces that appeared in turquoise and amber were met with great interest among art and design collectors. In October 2012, its very piece at auction, a turquoise floating cabinet sold for more than US$ 200,000 at Christie’s London.