Articles tagged Japanese Design

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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.

Billboard: Black Friday 2017
Billboard: Black Friday 2017
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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.

 

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
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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!

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Jo Nagasaka describes the design process of Schemata Architects in his new book

Amsterdam – Frame's newest book is by Jo Nagasaka, offering insight into his creative design process and detailing the story of Schemata Architects. Order now at frame.shop/books!

Ajiroen Shop by Tyrant Inc. Photos Tomoki Hirokawa
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Tyrant Inc challenges anxiety by creating tension

TOKYO – A shop for specialist tea brand Ajiroen adds the final piece to a five-part puzzle in a city 50-km west of Tokyo.

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Chiharu Shiota's sculptures highlight the invisible networks that we're entangled in

PARIS – To coincide with Chiharu Shiota’s current exhibition, here we look at her textile creations and investigate the way she uses thread as a way to explore memory and belonging.