IN THE PRIVATE HABITAT OF
A LONG LASTING LIAISON WITH JAPAN
Alfred Bramsen has been in love with Japan since he was a child. Alongside a strong affinity for colour, Bramsen’s love of all things Japanese is evident everywhere — from the clothes he wears, to the tones in his work and the interior design of his private habitat. Alfred lives with his partner Isaac, and their Japanese dog, Chin Yuko, in an apartment in east London.
HOME IS WHERE I HAVE ROOM FOR ALL MY STATES OF EMOTIONS
“My home is a love affair between Japan and me. A mix of Japanese traditional aesthetics and my private color universe.”
“Being in a space where someone has consciously chosen everything that surrounds you, installs a sense of purposefulness and happiness in me.”
“My Flaneur Sofa has a sophisticated attitude. When you look at it, you feel like it’s drawing you to sit on it and rest in a posh way.”
A UMESHU SPRITZ
A Japanophile at heart, ALFRED often treats his guests to a glass of sweet-and-sour UMESHU, mixed with sparkling water. Despite the name, JAPANESE plum wine is, in fact, not a wine at all — it’s liquor infused with plums, rather than fruit fermented into alcohol.
1/3 Umeshu (Japanese plum wine)
2/3 Sparkling water Serve with ice
“It’s really simple and it’s really nice. And you can kind of drink a lot of it without getting too drunk.”
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