Designers should rethink the high-tech look of gadgets according to Nendo founder Oki Sato, who has also called most of today’s smart devices “useless”. Read more
designboom visited caesarstone’s factory in israel, where we got a behind-the-scenes look at how they transform quartz into strong, flexible, resistant, and low-maintenance surfaces.
the masterplan seeks to revitalize the community for both residents and tourists, with new events space, leisure facilities, and information kiosks.
Prolific Japanese design studio Nendo has now moved into urban design, unveiling its massive CoFuFun plaza near Kyoto. Read more
nendo’s collection focuses on the intrinsic value of softness, however, decided to take a different approach in expressing comfortable furniture.
Over 40,000 shards of polished steel make up this installation by Nendo, which is designed as an “ivy of mirrors” spreading across a Japanese flower-arranging school. Read more
the sweeping installation of 2,000 reflective elements is placed across a layered stone garden created by architect isamu noguchi for the school.
part of the tabletop appears to melt away and form a container below.
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Nendo has transformed cups, wine bottles and books into small versions of Kartell’s iconic Componibili drawers to celebrate the product’s 50th anniversary. Read more
set within milan’s opulent palazzo visconti, the installation immerses visitors in time, bringing this abstract notion into a physical object.
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the tables can be placed by a sofa or bed while its round cover shape can be moved in order to face the opening to the required direction.
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the design aims to act as a modular room which can be alternated through the addition of complementary accessories.
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a total of 16 collections showcase the theme that explores the boundaries, outlines and borders of objects and things.
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