Posts Tagged “japan”

Taishi Nobukuni

by Brian Paschke on July 4, 2012

This month I had the pleasure to speak briefly with the Japanese fashion designer Taishi Nobukuni about his involvement in designing the brilliant staff uniforms for the Chichu Art Museum (地中美術館) located on Naoshima Island. BP: How did the collaboration (…)

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Sosuke Nakabo

by Brian Paschke on May 17, 2012

It is my pleasure to be a guest contributor in a series of interviews with designers from around the globe. This month, I caught up with Japanese industrial designer Sosuke Nakabo to discuss his work and establishing his own studio. (…)

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Daikoku Design Institute

by Jill on April 18, 2012

When I discovered that Daikoku Design Institute was the studio responsible for the beautiful creative made for the MUJI XMAS Market over the last few seasons I was thrilled that I found them. I was even more excited once I (…)

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Tadao Ando

by Jill on September 30, 2011

Despite never being formally trained Tadao Ando is one of the most distinguished contemporary Japanese architects. Ando, has created many stunning works and I had the pleasure of experiencing seven of them during my recent trip to Japan. His design (…)

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Naoshima Island

by Jill on September 20, 2011

Located in the Seto Inland Sea in the Kagawa District of Japan, Naoshima Island is a small hilly island covered in luscious greenery and surrounded by sparkling blue water. Although it is quite possibly one of the most beautiful places (…)

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Process Video, Sogo Japan Charity Print

by Tanya on July 19, 2011

Recently we featured the SOGO Japan Charity Print, designed by Neil Summerour of Positype and printed by The Half and Half screen printing and letterpress shop. Jivan Davé, an intern at The Half and Half and design student at Anderson (…)

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SOGO Japan Charity Print

by Jill on July 6, 2011

Ligature, Loop & Stem has a very special limited edition print for sale today by type designer and lettering artist Neil Summerour of Positype. The SOGO Japan Charity Print was a true labour of love for Summerour, as Japan has had (…)

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Hoto Fudo

by Jill on May 16, 2011

Takeshi Hosaka Architects created Hoto Fudo, a traditional Japanese noodle restaurant situated near the base of Mount Fuji, Japan. This cloud-like structure feels very natural in its mountain setting. Its organic shape has been designed to withstand a variety of (…)

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Global Pecha Kucha Day – Inspire Japan

by Jill on April 13, 2011

Japan is where the “PechaKucha 20 images x 20 seconds” was created, this show-and-tell style of event has inspired designers to meet together to share their creativity in 400 cities around the world. On April 16 you can take part (…)

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Help Japan

by Tanya on March 16, 2011

The Help Japan poster was designed by Max Erdenberger with aims to help raise relief funds for the disaster in Japan. For a minimum donation of $25 you can purchase a print with proceeds going to The Red Cross. As (…)

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