Category Archives: Exhibition

BCTION – Art project in Tokyo

Over seventy artists are exhibiting their art work at a nine-story, soon-to-be demolished building in Tokyo. It is expected that many more older buildings in Tokyo will be demolished in the near future as they don’t have earthquake proof structures. … Continue reading

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Mark-ing

British Council and E&Y will host an exhibition “Mark-ing”, which takes place in London between January 10th – 25th, 2013. Participants from Japan are: Makoto Orisaki, Koichi Okamoto, Jo Nagasaka, Ryuji Nakamura, Risa Fukui, Koichi Futatsumata, Yuri Suzuki, and Maiko … Continue reading

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Sweet Sweet Town by MUJI

MUJI is currently exhibiting “Sweet Sweet House” at their flagship store in Yurakucho, Tokyo. Using “Hexenhouse (Cookie House)” kits, which are available at most MUJI stores in Japan, they created “Sweet Sweet Town”. A live broadcast of this event is … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola bottleware collection to be launched at Japanese design shop

The Coca-Cola “bottleware” designed by Nendo was exhibited at Design Tide Tokyo, which took place between October 31st and November 4th in Tokyo, Japan. This “bottleware” collection is made from bottles that have deteriorated over the course of extensive recycling, and can … Continue reading

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Architecture for dogs

Japanese architect Kenya Hara, also known as the creative director of Muji, curated the project “Architecture for dogs”, and international architects and designers participated in it. The design templates will be available at architecturefordogs.com on November 15th, and dog owners … Continue reading

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nendo x Baccarat

Japanese design studio nendo redesigned Baccarat’s signature Harcourt glassware. Harcourt glassware is one of Baccarat’s most well-known glassware lines, and nendo created Harcourt glasses with edges that give an impression of melting ice. It has been exhibited at “Baccarat, Legend … Continue reading

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Nakanoshima hotel by Tatzu Nishi

Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi turned a part of a public toilet into a hotel. It is a public toilet at Nakanoshima park in Osaka, Japan. Nishi turned it into a twenty-two square meter hotel room, which is equipped with a … Continue reading

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The space of flowers and birds

Tatsuya Matsui’s “Bird Robot” has been exhibited at Pola Museum Annex. Tatsuya Matsui is a robotic/product designer, whose work has been shown at museums and galleries around the world including MoMA and Venice biennale. He says that the idea of … Continue reading

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Akihisa Hirata: Tangling

Award winning architect Akihisa Hirata’s solo exhibition “Tangling” is now on at The Architecture Foundation in London (until November 17th). A social order which is premised on the independence of the individual and whose primary pursuit is the maximization of … Continue reading

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Kouichi Okamoto

Japanese product designer Kouichi Okamoto is having his first solo exhibition at Pola Museum Annex in Tokyo, Japan. The exhibition includes his past work as well as his most recent work “Musical Table”, which is connected to 500 musical boxes, … Continue reading

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