Shunji Yamanaka on designing to make people happy

Shunji Yamanaka discusses the contact point between art and science.

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Award-winning industrial designer Shunji Yamanaka believes that the conflict between the scientist and artist inside him gives rise to groundbreaking ideas and designs.

Yamanaka discloses, “the moment design happens is a result of the intricate madness of art meeting the guided rationality of science”.

Here he speaks about various robots he has created including the Ephyra, seen as a mechanical artwork and the Halluc II, an experiment into how cars could move in the future.