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Japanese speaking industrial designer wanted / 工業デザイナー募集中

We are currently looking for an industrial designer for a full time position based in Japan. Please send us your CV if you speak Japanese fluently and are willing to be based in Japan. submit@jpdesign.org REQUIREMENTS Have a BA/BS in Industrial Design or equivalent experience. Have 0-10 years of experience in the capacity of an industrial designer producing work of the highest quality. jpdesign.orgでは、現在、日本国内で正社員として働ける工業デザイナーを募集中です。(クライアント企業の代理で募集しております)。 応募資格 専門学校、短大、大学、大学院卒(工業デザイン科、あるいはそれに相当する学科) 新卒、中途(工業デザインの職務経験10年程度まで) 英語ができる方、優遇致します ご希望の方は、submit@jpdesign.org までメールにてご応募ください。

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Nendo “Jellyfish Vase” at Milano Salone 2017

Japanese design studio Nendo exhibited “Jellyfish Vase” at the Milan design week 2017.

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Akane Moriyama’s curtain for Hirakata T-SITE

Textile designer Akane Moriyama designed three eight-meter high curtains for “T-Site”, a commercial complex near Osaka, Japan. Curtain for Hirakata T-SITE from AMS on Vimeo.

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Hana Iro Enpitsu – Flower color pencils by Trinus

The shavings of these pencils look like petals of flowers. They are environmentally friendly pencils, using recycled paper instead of wood.

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Jam Tori Spoon by Atsuhiro Hayashi

“Jam Tori” is a spoon specially created for scooping and spreading jam. It stays on a jar as if a bird rests on a tree. It was created by designer Atsuhiro Hayashi for h concept.

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50% off on “hope forever blossoming” flower vases

Japanese design shop is offering 50% off on “hope forever blossoming” flower vases. Filled with water, this vinyl envelope is transformed into a fully functional 3D vase. The refraction of light through the water adds to the beauty of this simple flower vase. Each envelope contains two vases. Japanese design shop

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Cocoh lamp

Cocoh lamp is a table lamp designed by Chiaki Murata for Metaphys. It is still a prototype but will be officially released later this year.

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Cherry Blossom glass by Hironao Tsuboi

Hironao Tsuboi has designed “Cherry Blossom glass” for Japanese company 100 Percent. It is handmade by Japanese artisans who are certified for creating traditional glasses, and they are called “Edogawa Dento Kogeishi”. The bottom part of the glass is shaped like “Sakura” or a cherry flower, and it leaves a shape of “Sakura” after poring a cold drink due to dew condensation.

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Chocolatetexturebar by Nendo (Press release)

“chocolatexture”, released in 2015, was based on the theme of chocolates with the same raw materials but with diverse textures, and different tastes created from those distinctive textures. What was perceived through this design was that although “eating” is generally thought of as one action, actually the taste is recognized after going through various procedures such as “place on top of the tongue”, “bite”, “roll inside the mouth”, “melt” and “swallow”. “chocolatexturebar” is a single bar of chocolate, but the surface is divided into 12 faces each with diverse texture. By tasting each face with the tongue, where one can enjoy a new taste dimension that is unlike any other … Continue reading

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Nendo’s bottle and logo design for KENZO

Nendo has designed the new bottle for KENZO PARFUMES. Here is the press release by Nendo. ———————————————————————————————————- The new bottle and logo design for the newly launched fragrance TOTEM, directed at a new generation and developed by KENZO PARFUMS in Paris. Where previous generations have felt differences of nationality, language, and religion more acutely, the younger generation of today have comparatively fewer cultural divides to cross, enjoying a greater shared sense of identity through the global spread of online media and applications. This flexible and upcoming generation, with their mobile and vibrant lifestyles, are like a new ‘tribe’ in modern life, and this new unisex fragrance has been developed to … Continue reading

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