Naoto Fukasawa: Between craft and design

Feb 25, 2017

Naoto Fukasawa: Between craft and design

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Naoto Fukasawa is probably best known internationally for his designs for Muji, in particular for the wall-mounted CD player he created in 1999, which was featured in Gary Hustwit’s popular 2009 documentary “Objectified.” Now he remains a creative adviser for Muji, while still designing ...

The Power of the Weave

/ Nov 29, 2014

The Power of the Weave

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The Power of the Weave, by Tanaka Yuko, Translated by Geraldine Harcourt.International House of Japan, Nonfiction. Most of us give little thought about the materials in, or construction of, our daily ensembles, let alone the possibility of them holding historical importance. In the essays ...