Shivering Bowls by nendo (Dezeen)
These delicate bowls by Japanese design studio Nendo are so thin they quiver in the wind (+ movie).Nendo created Shivering Bowls for the KAMA. Sex & Design exhibition at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan. Eight designers were asked to produce a piece that explores the idea of eros, the Greek term for erotic love, and Nendo responded by creating an extremely thin bowl from silicon.
Seeing Things | Design Tide Tokyo (Tmagazine/nytimes)
Good design and Japan go hand in hand. Simple, thoughtful design is so ubiquitous, in fact, that even a convenience store’s display of bright, graphic doughnut boxes caught my eye. In early November, a friend and I spent a day looking at design in Tokyo.
With three major events — Tokyo Designers Week, Designtide and Design Touch — and a myriad of smaller happenings in showrooms and events spaces, the Japanese capital once again celebrates design in a week-long festival. A design report from Tokyo by Salvator-John A. Liotta, Aya Al Kadi Jazaeirly