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'Made in Japan 50's-60's'

Art / Openings Outside Tokyo Jul 31, 2014

'Made in Japan 50's-60's'

by Daisuke Kikuchi

Fifty years have passed since the first Tokyo Olympics, and with the city's winning bid for 2020, now is a good time to reflect on the cultural progression that helped Japan win the honor to host in 1964. Post-World War II Japan of the 1950s ...

Old ways to break the mold of mass production

Style & Design 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 ...