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  • Thumbnail image of 20 slides x 20 seconds.  Tokyo’s Pecha Kucha Night

    20 slides x 20 seconds. Tokyo’s Pecha Kucha Night

    “Give an architect a mike and they’ll talk for hours,” explains Astrid Klein at Tokyo’s Pecha Kucha Night in the standing-room only space at Superdeluxe.  Pecha-Kucha Night was started by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham as a place for architects, designers, and other creatives to publicly show their work.  But rather than placing audiences at [...]

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    Two Stools by Atsushi Nogimura

    Atsushi Nogimura is a Japanese designer, craftsman, and structural engineer.  He combines these disciplines to create simple and captivating furniture. Nogimura’s primary aim is to overcome structural engineering’s tough and utilitarian connotations by using its techniques to inspire elegant pieces of furniture.   One example is the Wave Stool.  The thin slats of the seat are [...]

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    Tokyo Weekly: Design Tide

    Written by Keiji Ashizawa Translated by Hannah Hernandez This is the third year for Design tide. Up till last year they were exhibiting in buildings under construction and vacant stadium spaces which served as a message in itself. This year they were exhibited at an event space located on the basement floor of a shopping [...]

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    Tokyo Weekly: 100% Design and Design Tide

    Written by Keiji Ashizawa Translated by Hannah Hernandez Tokyo design week turned out to be a successful and very prosperous event.  The two big events were 100% design Tokyo and Design Tide.  Tokyo design week on 0ct 30th thru Nov. 3rd turned out to be a very successful week.  Both events were blessed with many [...]

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