Sudo is inspired by how stainless steel pots and pans burn to a beautiful opalescence over a burner flame. This loosely woven stainless steel broadcloth is held over an open flame, the gas jets marking stripes across the surface to create the pattern.
the designer, Tokyo (2000–2001; produced by the manufacturer, Nuno Corporation, Tokyo, as a gift to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Century of Design, Part IV: 1975-2000," June 25, 2001–January 6, 2002, no catalogue.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Highlights from the Modern Design Collection: 1900–Present, Part II," May 23, 2011–July 1, 2012, no catalogue.