Monthly Archives: October 2009
Nosigner‘s beautiful packaging for Kanpyo Udon has won the Platinum Award in the food category of the prestigious Pentawards package design competition. Not only that, but his TRUSS bookshelf (below) — part of AWA, a new brand produced in cooperation … Continue reading
The current show at the 21_21 Design Sight is “The Outline: The Unseen Outline of Things,” an exhibition of works by Naoto Fukasawa and photography by Tamotsu Fujii. It runs until January 31.
Yes, it’s that time of the year again, Tokyo Design Week is just around the corner, this year kicking off on a Friday instead of the traditional Wednesday, running October 30 to November 3. Best way to find out about … Continue reading
Kenya Hara designs the identity for next year’s Setouchi International Art Festival.
Great furniture design by Nobuhiro Teshima dating back to 2006: the Mobile Dining stowaway table. It not only folds away, the height is also adjustable. Via Boing Boing.
Created for Kyouei‘s “Rain” exhibition during the Taiwan Design Expo ’09, the Endless Rain Record does just what its name implies: plays the sound of rain endlessly — the grooves on the vinyl form a circle.
Something else I should have posted ages ago: the release of Takayuki Fukatsu‘s TiltShift Generator for iPhone (it was previously released as a desktop app). I’m a huge fan of all of Fukatsu’s iPhone photo apps, and have been having … Continue reading
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1AzailvJB0&feature=player_embedded Here’s a pretty interesting project in which Tokyo-based Ubiquitous Entertainment put together a navigation system that mounts an iPhone on a cycling helmet, with the display running into an eyepiece. Thanks to the device’s compass — if you have … Continue reading