Tsutsumu® Name Card Case Aria - Foschia

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Color: Misty Greige
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TSUTSUMU CARD CASE ARIA

Small Tsutsumu®.

手のひらサイズ

The Tsutsumu® Card Case has won seven international design awards and can be considered the origin of SYRINX's leather items.
This masterpiece is now even more beautiful, refined, and smaller. It weighs only about 17g.

Right-handed and left-handed versions are available.

Aria" is as light as air

aria

Aria" means "Air" in Italian. It also means lyrical solo singing in opera and religious music.
It is thin, light, and like air, you forget it even exists. And yet, it is beautiful and full of originality.

Aria " is made of thin leather with a "solid" (glued all over) surface.
It takes a great deal of
experience and skill to create two thin pieces of leather that look like a single piece, even when folded and bent, without lifting or flexing.

aging Misty Iris Aging Example

Wrapping" the heart, Japanese beauty

Hospitality of wrapping an important business card in a single piece of leather

In Japan, there is a culture of carefully wrapping important things, such as furoshiki used for gifts, fukusas, and noshibukuro.
We designed this business card case based on this traditional Japanese aesthetic of wrapping.
No strings, metal fittings, belts, or other clasps are used. Just high-quality leather folded over beautifully like origami to wrap your precious business cards.

In Japan, business cards are treated with the utmost respect.
Tsutsumu®" is a business item that conveys your own dignity and sensitivity as well as the culture of Japanese hospitality to others.

tsutsumuを解く With all the cards completely unwrapped

Unwrapping gestures that show consideration for the other person

Careful wrapping also shows care and thoughtfulness in the act of unwrapping. In business situations, it is important not to keep the other party waiting.
Tsutsumu®" has no clasp, so it can be opened quickly and business cards can be taken out smoothly.
The smooth leather inside also allows business cards to glide easily and stress-free.
At first it is difficult to tell the top and bottom sides apart, but the wax is quickly removed from the lid side, which is often touched by hands, and the more you use it, the easier it becomes to tell the difference.

tsutsumuを使う Although small, it can hold 25 regular business cards.

Neat and beautiful

Logo-free exterior, exquisite details, sharp and symmetrical design.
Understated, neat beauty expresses your elegance.

tsutsumuの中心 Simple design

HITOE Foldの刻印 Meticulous Cobra Finish

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External dimensions: Approx. W.94 x H.58 x D.12 (holds 25 business cards) Product weight: Approx. 17g Capacity : 25 cards (91 x 55mm size *220kg matte coated paper) Leather : Cowhide (from Italy) Country of manufacture: Japan Intellectual property: Design registration No. 1595193      Trademark registration No. 6358066 The pictures used in the product description are all for right-handed users. Please refer to them when you are confused.

Foschia" is the Italian word for "fog. The outer leather is vegetable-tanned double shoulder with white wax treatment, and has a look like a morning mist. The more it is used, the more it rubs and permeates, revealing a translucent look.

The tanning material used is the fruit of the tara tree, a legume native to South America.
It is rare and expensive, but it has the lightest color and lightfastness among vegetable tannins. Normally pigments are used for light-colored leather, but since the leather can be tanned whiter, beautiful colors can be achieved using only dyes.

The interior is smooth leather with a fine silver surface. When opened, it creates a beautiful gradation with the exterior.

About Aging

The shoulder is also an area that contains many rose scars, uneven colors, bloodstains, and tigers (wrinkles), allowing the wearer to enjoy the unique expression of natural leather.

Since it contains sufficient oil and wax, it does not require any special maintenance.
The surface is delicate and prone to stains and scratches, but if you handle it well and use it often, the color and luster will deepen and it will become more familiar to you.

シビラ Greige Misty Greige
シビラ Ash Misty Ash
シビラ Iris Misty Iris
シビラ Chocolate Misty Chocolate
シビラ navy Misty Navy
シビラ Black Misty Black

Tsutsumu® Name Card Cases have been recognized both nationally and internationally with numerous awards.

Awards

iF DESIGN AWARD 2019
iF DESIGN AWARD 2019
Tsutsumu® Card Case

The iF DESIGN AWARD, one of the world's top three design awards, is organized by iF International Forum Design GmbH and has been one of the most prestigious design awards in the world since 1953. iF logo is widely recognized worldwide as a "seal of design excellence. Each year, more than 7,000 entries from 50 countries are submitted for judging.

A' design award
A' Design Award & Competition 2019
Tsutsumu® Card Case

The world's largest design competition for the best designs, design concepts, products and services. It is recognized worldwide as a barometer of design quality and perfection.

DFA 2019
DFA Design for Asia Awards 2019
Tsutsumu® Card Case

Established in 2003 by the Hong Kong Design Centre, this international design award recognizes outstanding design from an Asian perspective. Awards are judged and presented from four perspectives: overall design excellence, technological applicability, Asian influence, and commercial and social success.

EPDA 2019
European Product Design Award 2019
Tsutsumu® Card Case

A design competition created to recognize the efforts of talented international product designers. From thousands of design projects submitted from around the world, a panel of judges selects the most beautiful, functional, and innovative products.

IDEA 2018
IDEA 2018
Tsutsumu® Card Case

The International Design Excellence Award (IDEA), one of the world's three major design awards, has been sponsored by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) in the United States for more than 25 years. The IDEA is designed to recognize and promote unique and innovative products that make a significant difference and contribution to the quality of the economy.

Asia design award
Asia Design Prize 2018
Tsutsumu® Card Case

An international design competition organized by DESIGNSORI, a Korean design portal. It is Asia's first public-spirited award that attempts to solve social problems in Asia through design. Awards are given to designs that address social issues such as extreme weather, social inequality, racial discrimination, and food crises.

おもてなしセレクション 2017
Omotenashi Selection 2017
Tsutsumu® Card Case

This award was established with the aim of discovering and promoting excellent Japanese products and services with a spirit of hospitality to the world. The award is given to products and services that are born out of consideration for the people who use them, and that have been improved upon while carrying on the traditions of the past.

SYRINX products are made of carefully selected materials. Please handle with care for long-lasting use.
Due to the finish that brings out the texture of the raw hides, there may be scratches, uneven coloring, stains, or wrinkles on the surface. Please note that due to the delicate surface, there is a possibility that slight scratches, press marks, and abrasions may be found during the manufacturing process.

White Wax Leather Care Instructions

No oil care is required for products just received. This leather contains sufficient oil inside the leather. Also, the white component on the surface is wax, which will penetrate into the leather and increase its waterproof effect as it is used. It also becomes transparent and shiny.

If the surface becomes dry after prolonged use, we recommend using a wax made from wax or oil to clean the surface.

In addition, it is very delicate to water and easily deformed by moisture, so we recommend the use of a fluorine-based waterproofing spray. (However, please use at your own risk.)

The following page explains how to spray with pictures.
Waterproof Spray Method

    Because tanned leather is dyed and finished, its surface is very delicate and easily scratched. However, if the leather is used with care, scratches and stains will gradually become a part of its texture. Daily wiping with a soft cloth and brushing are recommended, but the best maintenance is to use the leather and give it the proper amount of stimulation.

    Other points to note

    • Size may change slightly with use.
    • Color fading may occur. Please be careful not to combine with light-colored clothing.
    • Color and texture may vary depending on the lot and part.
    • Due to changes in temperature and other factors, oil and fat components may appear white on the surface. It can be removed by lightly rubbing the surface.
    • When storing the product for a long period of time, please air dry the product regularly with a soft cloth to prevent mold from forming.
    • The contents should not be left in place for long periods of time, but should be removed periodically to allow airflow inside.
    • The color of the product may look slightly different from the actual color of the product depending on the monitor environment.

    The official SYRINX online store ships products Monday through Saturday (excluding New Year's holidays and national holidays). 11,000 yen or more orders can also specify a delivery date and time. Please see below for details.

    In addition, we have stopped using plastic-derived outer bags and replaced them with paper sleeves to protect the environment. We ask for your understanding that scratches and other defects may occur to the paper sleeve during storage and transportation.

    Shipping charges

    • 0-10,999 yen: Post 440 yen (tax included)
    • 11,000 - 21,999 yen: Home delivery 880 yen (tax included)
    • 22,000 yen or more: Free home delivery

    Shipment date

    Orders placed by mid-morning Monday through Saturday (excluding New Year holidays and national holidays ) will be shipped the same day in the evening.
    Delivery may be delayed if there is an error in the delivery process. The most common causes of delivery processing errors are date/time specification for post delivery, postal code errors, missing city/town names, and telephone number errors.

    Please note the following.

    • Postal delivery time and date cannot be specified. If the total value of the order is less than 11,000 yen, the order will be shipped by post, and if you specify a date and time, an error will occur in the delivery process and the shipment will be delayed.
    • For corporate customers, the specified date and time will not be reflected in the delivery.
    • The specified date and time will not be reflected outside of Japan. (This service is not available for shipments outside of Japan.)
    • You can specify a delivery date and time from 2 days after the next business day. (This service is not available for shipments outside of Japan.
    • Time can only be specified for pre-order items. The specified date will not be reflected.
    • For delivery to Okinawa and remote islands, the specified date and time will not be reflected.
    • The specified date and time may be subject to change due to the delivery company's circumstances.

    Thank you for using SYRINX.
    For the following requests, please contact us from " Inquiries " with the email address and order number at the time of ordering.
    Only products purchased directly from the official website are supported.
    Crowdfunding terms and conditions take precedence over the products you are looking for in crowdfunding.

    In addition, we make effective use of the leather we receive from our precious lives as much as possible.
    However, if the returned product has a trace of use, it cannot be resold even if it is repaired, so there is no choice but to discard it. Therefore, exchanges and returns are limited to unused items. When the product arrives, please be sure to check that there are no problems before using it.

    【Warranty】

    1 year warranty

    SYRINX products come with a "Spontaneous Failure Warranty (all or part of the functions cannot be used due to a defect)" for one year after the product arrives. It is applied when it is damaged even though it has been used normally. This warranty covers defects caused by inadequate materials and manufacturing methods. The warranty does not cover damage caused by misuse or neglect of necessary maintenance, and scratches / wear caused by normal use. In addition, regarding replacement due to initial failure, we will rely on the "Initial Defect Guarantee" described later.

    • YKK's Excella fasteners are initially hard because they have high dimensional accuracy and few gaps. It will become smoother and smoother.
    • Please do not put sharp objects.
    • If it is stored too much, the leather may stretch and deform, or the stitched parts may be overstressed and damaged.
    • Peeling of adhesive is considered wear due to normal use.
    • Due to reasons such as non-repairability or trouble during repair, we may replace it with a new one or issue a gift certificate equivalent to the purchase price.
    • Please bear the shipping fee to us.
    Initial defect guarantee

    All SYRINX products will be exchanged or refunded in full for 7 days after the product arrives if there is a mistake or initial defect. However, if any of the following items apply, we will repair or refund the product price for functional defects, and we will return the scratches and aesthetics as they are by cash on delivery.

    • Products used by customers
    • Products that have been damaged, soiled, or processed by the customer
    • When accessories such as product boxes, tags, and manuals are soiled, damaged, or lost

    * Please send it to us by cash on delivery (please pay from outside Japan).

    [Repair]

    All SYRINX products are repaired so that you can use them for a long time with peace of mind.

    • We will check the state of the defect at our shop, and if repair is possible, we will inform you for a fee.
    • In the unlikely event of trouble during repair, we may replace it with a repaired product and send you a new one.

    【Cancel】

    In-stock items are processed automatically, so we cannot accept cancellations or changes after your order has been placed. However, you can cancel your reservation order on the official website until it arrives at the delivery warehouse. Please see "About pre-orders" for detailed conditions.

    [Return]

    We accept returns of unused items for any reason. Please contact us within 7 days after the item arrives. Please bear the shipping fee to us.
    After confirming that the returned product is unused, we will refund the product price (shipping fee is not applicable) to the settlement account.

    If the package you sent cannot be delivered due to an incorrect delivery address or storage expiration date, it will be treated as a return. We will deduct the round-trip shipping fee and refund it to the settlement account.

    We cannot accept returns if any of the following items apply. Please note that we will resend the item by payment.

    • Products used by customers
    • Products that have been damaged, soiled, or processed by the customer
    • Made-to-order products such as build-to-order manufacturing, repair and customization
    • Products purchased by crowdfunding
    • Outlet products / sale products
    • When accessories such as product boxes, tags, and manuals are soiled, damaged, or lost

    [Return address]

    108-0073
    Mita Hills 201, 4-13-18 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo
    SYRINX
    050-5361-7966
    (* We do not support telephone calls, so please use the form on the "Inquiry" page for inquiries .)

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