Encyclopedia of Flowers is a visual exploration of the breathtaking floral arrangements by Makoto Azuma – encounters of unusual, sometimes exotic plants that wouldn’t typically occur in nature. With his meticulously composed photographs, Shunsuke Shiinoki exposes the flowers’ tenuous existence, … Continue reading
“String strainer” was designed by Taku Omura of oodesign. Thanks to the eco-friendly resin “UNI-PELE”, it is possible to adjust openings of the strainer. That makes it easier to keep the strainer clean. It won the grand prix at the … Continue reading
Calm trees iPad stand is part of “Sample project” promoted by designer/creative director Toshihiko Sakai. There are so many trees that are not suitable for building material because of their shapes. These trees are often left in woods as transporting … Continue reading
Japanese design studio Nendo introduces their new product for Kartell: “Cliff bookcase”
Artisans in Seto, Aichi created a lampshade which looks like knitted textile. It is not glazed, which gives a natural feeling to the lampshade.
Kartell will release “Sparkle for Kartell” at Milan design week, which is taking place in Milan this month. It was designed by Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka. The collection of stools is made from polycarbonate which appears to have the texture … Continue reading
Toyo Ito, a 71 year old architect whose architectural practice is based in Tokyo, Japan, will be the recipient of the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize. It was announced today by Thomas J. Pritzker, chairman of The Hyatt Foundation which sponsors … Continue reading
Tokyo based architect Masatomo Kojima created an aluminum-framed cafeteria called ROKU, where you can watch a boat racing event from the windows. It is a modular system and possible to move around each piece in order to match the size … Continue reading
Japanese architect Shohei Shigematsu held a lecture ‘Designing an Institute for Performance Art’ at Harvard.
Oros is a grater designed and manufactured by EAトCO, located in Tsubame, Nigata, which is internationally recognized for its cutlery and metal manufacturing industry. The curved form keeps the contents from spilling out.