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ON DESIGN

Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Feb 25, 2010
Warm hearts and home comforts
Niimi stand goes to pot
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Jan 28, 2010
Design for keeping everything warm and just so
Drastic desk changes Hopefully you're still keeping your New Year's resolutions, and if one of them was to pay more attention to the little things in life, such as your desk space, then the latest from Japanese stationery brand Craft Design Technology can help fulfill those good intentions. Released as part of the brand's autumn/winter collection, "Drastic Change Series," this classy line of leather desk accessories includes a memo-pad case (¥7,800), business card case (¥8,500), and a pen sheath (¥6,800). Each item is available with contrasting exterior/ interior color combinations — hence the "drastic" naming — of white and black, black and white, and brown and green.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Dec 24, 2009
Handy music, Eiffel Tower Jr., analog emoticons and peaceful weaponry
Music of the spheres
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Dec 24, 2009
Handy music, Eiffel Tower Jr., analog emoticons and peaceful weaponry
Music of the spheres
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / ON: DESIGN
Nov 26, 2009
Designer standouts perfect for holiday gifts
With another Tokyo Designers Week now behind us, this month we take a look at a few of our favorite items from the event, some of which might just make the perfect Christmas gift.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Oct 29, 2009
Now's the time to celebrate design
Don't miss Design Week This year, Tokyo Designers Week conveniently kicks off on a Friday — previous years have always seen a Wednesday start — ensuring visitors can make the most of the weekend and the national holiday on Tuesday.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Sep 24, 2009
Designs about simplicity, shredding and shedding light
Back to basics When Naoto Fukasawa collaborated with furniture manufacturer Maruni earlier this year, they created two new series: the wood-based Hiroshima and Tradition, a modern take on some earlier Maruni collections. Both series present furniture that truly showcases Fukasawa's pared-down aesthetic. This autumn, a few new pieces join the Hiroshima series: the Sideboard 160, an extendible Rectangular Table, and the Coffee Table 80, all available in beech, matte-black beech and oak. The update also introduces new fabrics for the series' sofa and lounge chair available in ivory, dark brown, and black. All these are currently on display at Isetan Shinjuku, in the 5th-floor furniture area.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Aug 27, 2009
Having fun while keeping it tidy and practical
Animated cleaning
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Jul 30, 2009
Summertime designs run hot and cool
Recovered crests
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Jun 25, 2009
Almost everything's gone green
The minimalist
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
May 28, 2009
Design innovations that come naturally
A cool dry
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Apr 23, 2009
Stylish ways to organize clutter, keep time, track burned calories and send letters
A stylish plug
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Mar 26, 2009
Going Postalco, smashing smileys and sounding fuzzy
Material emoticons
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Feb 26, 2009
Lowdown Scandinavians, trashy bears and a natural rack
Lowdown Scandinavian cool If you're in the market for a modular sofa, check out Osaka-based Teruhiro Yanagihara's Grow (above). The designer, who also works under the name Isolation Unit, has created the attractive couch for interior brand OFFECCT, a Swedish company that's known for its collaborations with international designers. Introduced at the Stockholm Furniture Fair earlier this month, the expansive blue sofa would fill out a room nicely without overwhelming the space thanks to its low profile. Grow is available in two models with an option to have built-in tables on the armrests.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Feb 26, 2009
Lowdown Scandinavians, trashy bears and a natural rack
Lowdown Scandinavian cool If you're in the market for a modular sofa, check out Osaka-based Teruhiro Yanagihara's Grow (above). The designer, who also works under the name Isolation Unit, has created the attractive couch for interior brand OFFECCT, a Swedish company that's known for its collaborations with international designers. Introduced at the Stockholm Furniture Fair earlier this month, the expansive blue sofa would fill out a room nicely without overwhelming the space thanks to its low profile. Grow is available in two models with an option to have built-in tables on the armrests.
Japan Times
MULTIMEDIA / ON: DESIGN
Jan 29, 2009
Design for DIYers, globetrotters, timekeepers, flower-lovers and garbage collectors
Spot the bag
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Dec 23, 2008
PMZ pedals, the Memodesk, horned sockets, Issey Miyake watches and the perfect gift box
JEAN SNOW A pedal with pedigree
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Nov 25, 2008
Traveler's friend
The resurgence of the Moleskine notebook — said to have been used by the likes of Matisse, Van Gogh and Hemingway — has not only seen it evolve, but take on unexpected shapes and formats. The latest incarnation sees it turn into a city guide, offering up maps and tabbed sections — to keep track of all the spots you encounter during your travels — for a selection of cities. The latest two additions to the Moleskine City Notebook line are Tokyo and Kyoto, arriving to the series with the same amount of care and detail seen with previous editions. The two Moleskine guides retail for ¥2,940 each, and you can currently catch examples of them as used by a host of Tokyo-based creators in the "My Oasis in Tokyo" exhibition, being held in various shops — see the Japanese Moleskine Web site for more details.
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Oct 28, 2008
Head for the future
JEAN SNOW
Japan Times
LIFE / Style & Design / ON: DESIGN
Sep 30, 2008
Designer wine racks, light bulbs, place mats and more
Northern hangers

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