Posts tagged as 'Japan'

Thu 9.7.

ARCHI DEPOT TOKYO Exhibition at the Triennale di Milano

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.07.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Eijiro Kosugi + Aya Utsumi model at the ARCHI DEPOT TOKYO Exhibition at the Triennale di Milano

Eijiro Kosugi + Aya Utsumi model at the ARCHI DEPOT TOKYO Exhibition at the Triennale di Milano

The architectonic models of 41 Japanese designers are on display at ARCHI DEPOT TOKYO, an exhibition at the Triennale di Milano from July 10 to 19, 2015.

 

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Fri 3.7.

From Japan with Love: Kitani’s Danish design classics

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.07.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

East meets West: Japanese craftsmanship brings classic mid-century Danish furniture design back to life, courtesy of Kitani

East meets West: Japanese craftsmanship brings classic mid-century Danish furniture design back to life, courtesy of Kitani

For over 20 years now, craftsmanship-led Japanese furniture manufacturer Kitani has been bringing a considered edit of mid-century Danish classics back to life, to the delight of design-lovers worldwide. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Complex M by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects

Complex M by FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects

Located along an arterial road with heavy traffic in Shiga, Japan, surrounded by commercial buildings and condos, this building was designed as an office building for a corporation. Consisting of four layers including the garage on the first floor, an office on the second floor, and a guest house on the third and fourth floors.

 

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Thu 16.10.

Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito / UAO (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.10.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito / UAO, photo: DAICI ANO

Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito / UAO, photo: DAICI ANO

On the former site of the Komatsu construction and mining equipment factory in Komatsu city, Ishikawa, Japan, Mari Ito / UAO has created the Science Hills science museum and communication center, a complex of four “low-rise waves”.

 

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Mon 13.10.

House for Installation by Jun Murata (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.10.2014 - Tagged as: ,

House for Installation by Jun Murata, photo: Jun Murata / JAM

House for Installation by Jun Murata, photo: Jun Murata / JAM.

Architect Jun Murata’s House for Installation in Osaka, Japan is a renovation of an “outmoded and dysfunctional residence” for an artist.

 

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'A hut on the corridor' by Tsubasa Iwahashi Architects, photos: Takumi Ota

‘A hut on the corridor’ by Tsubasa Iwahashi Architects, photo: Takumi Ota

An office space renovation in Osaka, Japan by Tsubasa Iwahashi Architects deftly brings outdoor features inside: large wooden windows with oversized sills that look out onto the corridor, a wood shed for informal meetings and numerous carefully placed plants.

 

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Thu 18.9.

ARITA 400project: Celebrating the 400-Year Anniversary of Arita (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.09.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

ARITA 400project: Celebrating the 400-Year Anniversary of Arita

ARITA 400project: Celebrating the 400-Year Anniversary of Arita

Commemorating the 400-year anniversary of Arita porcelain’s foundation, the ARITA 400project celebrates the traditions and techniques that have been refined over its long history in the town of its origin, Arita, in Saga Prefecture, Japan.

 

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Thu 14.8.

‘Dice’ furniture by Torafu Architects (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 14.08.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Dice' furniture by Torafu Architects, photo: Yosuke Owashi

‘Dice’ furniture by Torafu Architects, photo: Yosuke Owashi

Multiple resting positions for ‘Dice’ furniture by Japan’s Torafu Architects, produces three different functions, a desk, a stool, or a side shelf. The name comes from the act of rolling it over, like a dice.

 

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