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Shigeru Ban took part in Kenya Hara's "House Version" exhibition, showcasing the Western influence on Japanese lifestyle.
Marumiyan is the moniker of Japanese graphic artist Ryosuke Mori, who features in season two of the 10 Collection by Fotolia.
The "Architecture and Humanitarian Activities" exhibition highlights the lifelong work and career of renowned architect Shigeru Ban.
We wanted to bring the family portrait into the next century – Masashi Kawamura
Masashi Kawamura talks to Dezeen about the pop-up 3D photo booth he ran in Tokyo last year.
Nendo, by Oki Sato, has been called one of the most talented Japanese design firms working today.
Nendo's new Coloured-Pencil Table explores surface textures to create a whimsical installation.
androp "Bright Siren" by Masashi Kawamura
Masashi Kawamura's light animation for an interactive music video allows fans to create their own "strobe messages" to embed into the video.
SOUR "Hibi no Neiro" by Masashi Kawamura
A Japanese band's fans from across the world feature in their music video, thanks to just a webcam and the creative experimentation of Masashi Kawamura.
Nendo's latest exhibition space invites surprise and curiosity through a unique concept of using "people" to mark sections.
Reduce and refine
One SodaStream Source could save 550 plastic bottles per household per year. That's enough reason to let the bubbles flow!
Nendo's latest collection of furniture resembles splintered wood in an elegant style.
Nendo’s Shivering Bowls explore the pleasure that can be derived from an object’s touch.
Nendo's latest collection of tableware, "Bottleware" draws inspiration from the original Coca-Cola "contour bottle" and sustainable product design.
Nendo redesigns glassware for Baccarat and creates beauty that mirrors the clarity and delicacy of an ice block.
Nendo's new Fishline Chair uses fishing line as a type of varnish to create an interesting uneven look.
Nendo's pop-up coffee shop for Starbucks in Tokyo resembles a library, and gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about coffee.
Nendo's new tree house, the Bird Apartment, can house both birds and people, making it the ideal way for the latter to reconnect with nature.
Resembling the writing tool, Nendo's new Bluetooth headphones for Logitech takes its name from the French word for "pen".
The Papabubble artisan candy shop is a place where one can experience the making of sweets - almost like in a Roald Dahl story.
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Made of paper
Material magic: Nendo's "Lacquered Paper-Objects" are made by combining layers of paper, using 3D printing techniques.
Nendo's “Wandering Forest of Hermés” window display adds a touch of playfulness to the recently renovated boutiques in Japan.
The design of Nendo's new Arobo air purifier highlights the essence of water and air in its purest form.
Sputniko! is an artist and designer who creates machines, films and music that explores technology, feminism and pop culture.
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