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ON DESIGN

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Nov 4, 2018
The kitchen is where the party is
The kitchen may be home to the most everyday objects in the house, but that doesn't mean they all have to be boring in design.
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Sep 30, 2018
Retro Japan makes another comeback
From Showa Era-style stationery to Heian Period-inspired tenugui towels, contemporary remakes prove 'retro' can still be modern
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Sep 2, 2018
Seeing things from another angle
Design that thrives on different perspectives of the innovative, the classic and the traditional
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Aug 5, 2018
From balancing games to playing with poop
Inspired by the 2018 Good Toy Awards winners, announced in May by the NPO Japan Good Toy Association, this month's On: Design takes a look at a few aesthetically pleasing items to help keep the kids entertained over the summer holidays.
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Jul 1, 2018
From Tokyo to London: This is the house that Japan built
As London's new cultural hub of all things Japanese, Japan House London's minimalist interiors, striking central spiral staircase, displays of nnovative design, art and architectural works and classy top-floor restaurant impressively avoid the all-too-easy preconceptions about Japan.
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May 13, 2018
Japan shines at Salone del Mobile
This month, On: Design invites product designer and Japanologist Maurice E. Zacher to introduce his top Japanese design picks from the 2018 Salone del Mobile Milano interior and furniture fair, held in Italy on April 17-22.
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Apr 1, 2018
Looking for spring inspiration?
Nendo offers creative advice, Perrocaliente updates the past and Nousaku invokes flower power
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Mar 4, 2018
Classic ways to relax in style
Crafts that help perfect a calming break from it all
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Feb 11, 2018
Bright ideas that light up the web
From sculptural memo pads and kanji-inspired interiors to artisan collaborations and cat furniture u2014 the internet loves Japanese design.
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Dec 31, 2017
New things for the new year
Now that the festive season of partying and extravagance is over, now's the time to take a breather with a return to some of the calmer things in life — tea, coffee and books.
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Dec 3, 2017
It's time to stop blocking color
Minimalist interiors have been a growing trend for many years now, primarily dominated by a monochromatic palette of white. But who says we need to abandon color to live a de-cluttered life?
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Nov 5, 2017
Tokyo welcomes Designart
Last month saw the launch of Designart u2014 the capital's new annual collection of exhibitions that bring together Japanese and overseas creators for collaborations on product design and objets d'art. Here are a few picks that showcase the inaugural event's embrace of color, versatility and humanitarianism.
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Oct 1, 2017
Playing on a good sense of humor
There are some things in life that are designed just for fun. And why not?
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Sep 3, 2017
It's all about the convenience
Always in the fast lane? Here are some neat ideas for those who don't like to fuss around.
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Aug 6, 2017
Keeping design pure and simple
Why make life complicated, when the simplest of designs can be even more effective?
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Jul 2, 2017
'Most wanted' in Japanese design
The Interior Lifestyle Tokyo trade fair, an annual event held in June at Tokyo Big Sight, always showcases an impressive number of Japanese participants. This year, On Design picks its favorites from the fair's "Wanted" special exhibition of designers looking for collaborators or overseas distributors.
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Jun 4, 2017
Souvenirs for the summer holidays
As Japan heats up as a tourist destination, On Design looks into souvenir ideas that won't take up much space in the suitcase and are a little less cliched than the usual airport fare.
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Apr 30, 2017
Japan fares well at Salone del Mobile
Once again, Salone del Mobile Milano, the world's largest furniture and interiors trade fair, provides a platform for some of Japan's most innovative ideas on both practical and conceptual design.
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Apr 2, 2017
Design your own beginner's luck
Spring is here, a time of change and a new starts. Here are a few hobby ideas designed to make it that little bit easier for beginners.
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Mar 4, 2017
Welcome to the design fold
This month celebrates the art of folding with a selection of products that can be transformed by just a few bends, creases and tucks.

Longform

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