As we got to know Makoto Azuma and Shunsuke Shiinoki of floral art initiative AMKK over two days in Tokyo, we learned about the eclectic pair’s essentials. In our main story with them, you’ll see that there’s more to these guys than just flowers. Included in this edition of Meaningful Things are items unique items to both Makoto and Shunsuke, but also a few common pieces the two share over at the studio.
Shunsuke wears this gold Saint Laurent jacket everyday underneath his lab coat.
Shunsuke purchased the Gibson Flying V about two years ago because he really liked its shape.
Shunsuke’s pair of hand-made glasses that his wife bought for him.
Makoto’s third pair of custom flower cutters designed specifically for his hands. He replaces them every 5 years.
A gift from Makoto’s ex-girlfriend from high school, which he still carries around with him for good luck.
Makoto’s custom BMX that he rides to work everyday.
AMKK’s electric vehicle that they use to run errands.
Makoto and Shunsuke’s favorite “healthy” beer.
Makoto and Shunsuke switched over to iQOS smokeless cigarettes about 2 years ago.