Author Archive: shuhei senda I designboom
November 23, 2017
design, g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award, Pierre Charpin
winner of the 2017 good design award, belay peelable paint was unveiled in japan earlier this week, quickly becoming the most satisfying product in existence.
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November 17, 2017
21_21 design sight, design, galleries, tokujin yoshioka
designboom met with tokujin yoshioka at the show in tokyo, touring the exhibition space alongside the designer to uncover the projects in more detail.
The post tokujin yoshioka’s ‘glass project’ at 21_21 design sight reflects the not…
November 8, 2017
design, g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award, public transportation
the state-of-the-art shiki shima train offers unparalleled views of japan’s rich and natural scenery all while cruising in a traditionally designed suite.
The post traditional japanese tatami-style train suite wins GOOD DESIGN gold award appeared firs…
November 7, 2017
g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award, sony, technology
with short-throw projection, Wi-Fi connection and state-of-the art touch functionality, this portable projector adds a whole new dimension to your home.
The post sony’s wall and floor projecting xperia touch wins GOOD DESIGN gold award appeared f…
November 3, 2017
design, g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award, musical instruments, yamaha
venova’s branched pipe structure and meandering shape produces a similar tone from a compact portable form with few keys.
The post yamaha’s revamped compact saxophone wins 2017 japan GOOD DESIGN grand award appeared first on designboom | architecture …
June 5, 2017
Architecture, architecture in italy, fondazione prada, OMA / rem koolhaas
two years after the institution first opened, ‘torre’ – the final part of the ambitious project – is nearing completion.
The post fondazione prada’s new building by OMA nears completion in milan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
June 5, 2017
A.L.X. / junichi sampei, Architecture, architecture interviews, Interviews, studio visits
on a trip to tokyo, designboom visited the firm’s office and spoke with its founder about how he works with clients to develop their homes, and his views on the current state of japanese architecture.
The post interview with japanese architect junichi…
May 25, 2017
Architecture, architecture in japan, galleries, mount fuji architects studio, school architecture and design
located in tokaido, the school’s form and layout references the temples and shrines around in the quiet neighbohood.
The post mount fuji architects studio completes chiryu school with sweeping roof appeared first on designboom | architecture & des…
April 30, 2017
apollo architects and associates, Architecture, architecture interviews, Interviews, studio visits
designboom was invited to apollo’s studio where the firm’s founder told us about what made him want to study architecture, and the challenges of building in dense residential areas.
The post apollo architects studio visit + interview with satoshi kuro…
April 25, 2017
design, LEXUS, LEXUS design award, milan design week 2017
launched in 2013 and co-organized by designboom, the LEXUS design award celebrates its 5th anniversary of stimulating ideas and supporting up-and-coming designers.
The post LEXUS design award 2017: pixel by hiroto yoshizoe winner of grand prix appeare…
April 7, 2017
design, milan design week 2017, Nendo
a total of 16 collections showcase the theme that explores the boundaries, outlines and borders of objects and things.
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March 18, 2017
more than 300 pieces by 28 different artists put the spotlight on traditional and modern handicraft.
The post towada art center exhibits takashi murakami’s personal ceramic art collection appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
March 9, 2017
Architecture, architecture interviews, Emmanuelle Moureaux, galleries, Interviews, studio visits
designboom caught up with emmanuelle moureaux at her office, where she gave us an insight into her creative practice and explained her fascination with color.
The post emmanuelle moureaux interview and studio visit in tokyo appeared first on designboo…
March 4, 2017
david guarino (a zillion ideas), design, Interiors, retail interiors
the retail space expresses the theme of a luxury resort, boasting a warm atmosphere thanks to the use of natural materials.
The post david guarino designs CABaN hayama KYOTO BAL retail shop for tomorrowland appeared first on designboom | architecture …
February 12, 2017
Architecture, architecture interviews, galleries, Interviews, studio visits, tezuka architects
takaharu tezuka explains what originally made him want to become an architect, his biggest influences, and why timber is his material of choice.
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February 5, 2017
design, naoto fukasawa
despite both being involved in the business of creation, kogei (craft) and design are often considered two distinct fields of work. naoto fukasawa examines the distinction between the two.
The post naoto fukasawa takes a closer look at the boundary b…
February 4, 2017
design, fumie shibata, galleries, Interviews, studio visits
fumie shibata speaks to designboom about branching out, creative influences and the advantages of relying on yourself.
The post fumie shibata / design studio S: interview and studio visit appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magaz…
February 3, 2017
Architecture, books, designboom book reports, Interiors, schemata architects / jo nagasaka
like a diary with many authors, this book takes a personal look at the professional life of jo nagasaka and schemata architects.
The post book review: ‘jo nagasaka: on my mind’ is an intimate dialogue on a life of design appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
January 24, 2017
design, galleries, monica förster design studio
a palette of colours and materials were chosen by monica förster to reflect those of the former cinema.
The post monica förster and andreas martin-löf convert stockholm cinema into luxury flats appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
January 23, 2017
design, ludovica and roberto palomba
the sofa can be arranged to form multiple arrangements, allowing the user to create a format suited to their preferred living requirements.
The post ludovica + roberto palomba’s aspara sofa for giorgetti appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
January 19, 2017
Architecture, architecture interviews, galleries, Interviews, Kengo Kuma, studio visits
we caught up with the acclaimed japanese architect and discussed the evolution of his work to date, and whether or not he thinks tokyo will be ready to host the 2020 olympic games.
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January 13, 2017
Architecture, architecture interviews, galleries, Interviews, studio visits, Toyo Ito
toyo ito guided us through his studio where he presented his everyday working environment, from orderly cabinets of materials to meeting rooms and architectural models.
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December 27, 2016
Architecture, architecture in japan, galleries
the institution houses a permanent collection of 38 commissioned works, all created exclusively for the museum by renowned artists from japan and abroad, including ron mueck, yayoi kusama, and yoko ono.
The post towada art center by ryue nishizawa is …
December 13, 2016
Architecture, architecture in japan, g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award 2016, galleries
greened terraces form the roofs of the homes below, providing good thermal insulation and a stabilized internal temperature.
The post keita nagata embeds greendo apartment building into the landscape of takamatsu, japan appeared first on designboom | …
December 5, 2016
design, g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award 2016, galleries, Interviews, schemata architects / jo nagasaka, tokyo design week 2016
designboom spoke with the architect about his design of the tokyo midtown exhibition space, his working philosophy, and some of his favorite projects from this year’s GOOD DESIGN award.
The post jo nagasaka uses binder clips to stage exhibition for ja…
November 27, 2016
Google, robots, technology, video
as part of the google ‘lunar XPRIZE’ competition, AU x HAKUTO are racing to develop a robotic rover capable of exploring and collecting data from the moon.
The post au x hakuto’s robotic rover moon challenge for google lunar xprize appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
November 23, 2016
design, fumie shibata, g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award 2016, kazufumi nagai, tokyo design week 2016
designboom spoke with japan GOOD DESIGN award chairman kazufumi nagai and vice chairman fumie shibata about the judging process, some of the winning ideas, and this year’s special focus on world-awareness.
The post interview with japan GOOD DESIGN awa…
November 14, 2016
design, g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award 2016, tokyo design week 2016
the ‘AGNI hutte’ is a disaster-resistant wood stove that uses carbon neutral materials and is easy to handle.
The post okamoto’s AGNI hutte wood stove wins g-mark japan GOOD DESIGN award appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
November 10, 2016
design, galleries, Jasper Morrison, maruni wood industry, tokyo design week 2016
during tokyo design week 2016, the japanese furniture producer presented an exhibition about making things, craft objects from daily life to show the beauty that lies within their practical utility.
The post maruni presents jasper morrison curated exh…
November 10, 2016
the exhibition showcases how japan, devastated by the second world war, rose from the ashes, transforming its cities.
The post the japanese house exhibition at the MAXXI in rome appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.