Furin â€“ The Japanese Windchime & The Thin Chair w/ Table
Written by Keiji Ashizawa
Translated by Hannah Hernandez
A collaboration project by architect Ito Toyoo and Takram design engineering
Approximately 300 furin hanging at approximate intervals detect the movements of people bringing a cooling sound effect.Â Along with the sound, the LED lights shine calming beams of light resembling fireflies.
July 28, 2008 (Mon) ~ Aug 22, 2008 (Fri) 10:00am ~ 18:00pm
4 – 1 Kioi Cho Chiyoda Ku Tokyo 102-0094
New Ootani Garden Court 3rd Floor
The Thin Chair + Thin Table made from a single sheet of material, is an attempt to manipulate a piece of furniture with least amount of effort.Â The design was awarded the Design Report Award 2008, the highest award at the Milano Salone Satelite.
Tokyo Design Center – 1st Floor TDC space
Aug 7th (Thurs) – Aug 12th (Tues)
11:00am ~ 19:00pm (Sat, Sun12:00pm ~ 18:00pm, ends at 18:00pm on the last day)