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Tue 6.3.

‘Block Vase’ from 1% products collection by Nendo (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 06.03.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , , , ,

'Block Vase' from 1% products collection by Nendo; photo by Hiroshi Iwasaki

Without a doubt one of the most diligent design teams in Japan, Oki Sato’s much-acclaimed practice Nendo has recently unveiled their latest series of products which are to be launched as part of the 1% collection during the upcoming edition of Milan’s Salone del Mobile 2012. Among them, this series of minimalist, stackable vases called ‘Block.’ Available in four different sizes, the subdued, understated vases will be produced in a limited edition of 100 pieces as ‘to give owners the chance to experience the joy of owning 1%.’ (more…)

Cupnoodle Urushi by Nendo


Urushi is the name for the art of Japanes lacquerware, which can be valuable if made by a skilled Urushi masters. Cupnoodle Urushi is a new souvenir product for the Cup Noodle Museum in Yokohama, which acquaints visitors with Cup Noodle’s history and production methods through a variety of experiences.
We’re all used to disposing of the Cup Noodle packaging after eating its contents.


Nendo solo exhibition at the Roppongi AXIS Building in Tokyo

25 products and 25 interiors carefully selected from the 230 projects nendo has created in its 10-year history will be shown in a solo exhibition at the Roppongi AXIS Building in Tokyo.

The exhibition, which occupies the AXIS Building’s two gallery spaces, outlines the concepts and processes for each design… (more…)

'Organic Dwelling' - exhibition view; photo by Architonic

‘If we would like to survive as human beings we should live in the harmony of Nature’ suggests the renowned Dutch designer and trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort who has presented her recent project exploring the subject of biomimicry in contemporary design and architecture.


One of the highlights of last week’s Moscow Design Week, ‘ORGANIC DWELLING: biomimicry in design & architecture’ surveys’ how designers and architects have embraced a more organic language, welcoming technology while not letting go of our more primal instincts.’ The installation is held at the State Museum of Architecture MUAR and will remain on view until 30 November. (more…)

Thu 25.8.

‘Thin Black Table’ by Nendo for Cappellini (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 25.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

'Thin Black Table' by Nendo for Cappellini

Originating from the unorthodox ‘Thin Black Lines’ collection, which was organized by Phillips de Pury and shown at the Saatchi Gallery during last year’s edition of London Design Festival, this trompe l’oeil ‘Thin Black Table’ by the Japanese design practice Nendo has now been put into production by design manufacturer Cappellini. (more…)

'bamboo steel chair' by Nendo, photo by Masayuki Hayashi

The Yii series is a project of the National Taiwan Craft Research Institute, organised under the art direction of Gijs Bakker, co-founder of Droog Design. The Japanese studio Nendo, also invlved into the project tried to discover sources for new designs through the research into Taiwan’s traditional bamboo handicrafts and furniture. The result is this series of chairs for which the designers applied bamboo-working techniques to tubular steel pipes.

All pieces of the Yii project will be exhibited at La Triennale di Milano, Viale Emilio Alemagna, 6 during this year’s Salone del Mobile from 12 – 17 April.


'transparent table' by Nendo, photo by Masayuki Hayashi

The Japanese design practice Nendo will present some new works within a solo exhibition at the Galleria Jannone, 125 Corso Garibaldi, during this year’s Salone del Mobile from 12 – 17 April. ‘textured transparancies’ is a collection of objects which explore transparency’s infinite nuances. For the ‘transparent table’ – the first object of the collection – the designers cast clear acrylic in a wooden form with a strong grain. The result is a table top with e very unique optical effect.


'Dancing Squares' by Nendo, at Art Stage in Singapore

The Japanese design practice Nendo will present this new series of furniture and lighting at its solo exhibition ‘Dancing Squares’ during this year’s Art Singapore from 13 – 16 January.