A prototype in your livingroom

| Apr 22, 2008

A prototype in your livingroom

by Jean Snow

When architect Keiji Ashizawa decided to move his Tokyo studio into a new space last year, he wanted to do something with it before settling in. So he arranged an exhibition last December in which a group of Tokyo-based designers presented all manner of ...

Tokujin Yoshioka, Nosign Design etc.

| Sep 25, 2007

Tokujin Yoshioka, Nosign Design etc.

by Jean Snow

A drop of light Designer Tokujin Yoshioka applies his unique touch to yet another product category, this time lighting, with the stunning new Tear Drop lamp for the Yamagiwa brand. Yoshioka has proven time and again that he can use a variety of materials ...

Metaphys, Bunaco, etc.

| Jun 26, 2007

Metaphys, Bunaco, etc.

by Jean Snow

Earlier this month at Tokyo Big Sight exhibition center, the massive Interior Lifestyle show hosted more than 600 exhibitors, more than half of which were domestic companies. Having dug through the many products on display, this week I will spotlight the best Japanese designs ...