Old ways to break the mold of mass production

Dec 18, 2013

Old ways to break the mold of mass production

by Mio Yamada

The simplicity of form and color on display at “Product Design Today: Creating ‘Made in Japan’ ” is undeniable. The ceramics are predominantly white, wooden items reveal natural grains, cast iron is kept jet black, contours are uncomplicated and there is not one single ...

Getting creative in the home

| Nov 4, 2013

Getting creative in the home

by Jean Snow

Let’s take the tube If you like practical, everyday furniture that still retains an unusual aesthetic, the Paper Tubes Bench by Rewire’s Akihiro Otsuka is ideal. As you’ve probably guessed, the main components are paper tubes, which are wrapped in fabric that’s available in ...