Articles tagged Japanese Design

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Issey Miyake does the unthinkable: the pleating machine goes public in a new store

Tokyo – In the largest Homme Plissé location Issey Miyake has ever opened, 20 percent of the space is occupied by a machine often kept behind the scenes.

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In a greenless neighbourhood in Kyoto, this house is all about the inside courtyard

Kyoto – In highly urban Kyoto, architecture studio 07Beach designed a wooden house that gravitates around a tree that grows in its centre.

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A Tokyo Issey Miyake exhibition came face to face with visitors

Tokyo – Hakuten and Wow created an immersive promotion space for the Japanese designer’s new line of Bao Bao bags, Face.

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A playground for the digital natives of our time, courtesy of TeamLab

SYDNEY – The whimsical exhibition Future Park in MAAS ignites creativity and changes our perception of and interaction with the spaces we inhabit.

House in Ohue by Daisuke Hanamoto. Photo Kenji Masunaga
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Daisaku Hanamoto’s house mingles with its surroundings

KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.

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How Suppose Design Office is Building in a Social Context

HIROSHIMA, Japan and TOKYO – Through the projects in their latest book, Suppose Design Office shares their vision of the future of architecture – which they call Ur-Architecture.

ACRO by Apollo Architects. Photo Masao Nishikawa
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Apollo Architects confronts the public and private sides of residential living with ACRO

CHIBA – The new residence in Chiba defies housing stereotypes and lands like an unidentified architectural object on the hillside residential neighbourhood.

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Preorder Frame's latest book by Suppose Design Office

Amsterdam – Enjoy a 20% discount and be the first to receive this collection of Suppose Design Office's work on your doorstep.

House for a photographer by FORM/Kouichi Kimura. Photo Norihito Yamauchi & Yoshihiro Asada
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There’s more than meets the eye in FORM’s new house

SHIGA – In his hometown and apparently his architectural playground, Kouichi Kimura designed a residence for a photographer.

Mark A-to-Z: J is for Japanese Houses
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Mark A-to-Z: J is for Japanese Houses

The quirky designs of modern housing in Japan undeniably grab our attention time and again. Here are five of our favourites.

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Jo Nagasaka's design approach focuses on the 'renewal of knowledge'

Amsterdam – The new book of Jo Nagasaka / Schemata Architects reveals the designer's processes and inspiration in a series of personal essays and a timeline of creative projects.

 

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Extracts from Jo Nagasaka's new book offer an exclusive preview into the designer's process

Take a look inside the new book of Jo Nagasaka / Schemata Architects. It offers readers insight into the Japanese designer's concepts and processes. Order your copy now at frame.shop/books!