“Maison Takuya” (pronounced May-Song Ta-Ku-Ya) was named by its French founder, Francois Russo. Maison Takuya was the only one Thai leather brand which was ranked among world luxury leather brands like Hermès and others. Its sales volume was comparable with the big names like Tom Ford, Dunhill, Bulgari etc. It also won the Best Leather Item In Japan price which was awarded yearly to the luxury brands by Japanese TV show. In that same year, Rolex received the Best Watch Item price.