Equip / Sides Core

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Equip, a minimal hair and beauty salon designed to accommodate one client at a time, by Osaka-based design studio Sides Core, led by Sohei and Sumiko Arao.

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Images by Yoshiro Masuda

Light / YOY

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Aluminum LED light fixture, available as floor or table lamp, by Tokyo based YOY studio, aka designers Naoki Ono and Yuki Yamamoto.

Photographs by Yasuko Furukawa

Previously: Peel light from YOY

K8 / FBA

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Steel staircase inside K8, a narrow commercial building in Kyoto, Japan, designed by Tokyo based Florian Busch Architects.

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Photographs by Nacasa & Partners.

Happy Paradies / Hiroshi Fuji

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Installation titled Happy Paradies, at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, by Japanese artist Hiroshi Fuji. Images courtesy of the artist.

Falling Water / Hiroshi Senju

Series of falling water artworks by Japanese painter Hiroshi Senju.

All images by Nacasa & Partners Inc.

 

The Fall Room installation, Hiroshi Senju Museum, Japan, 2011

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Grand Hayatt Tokyo, 2003

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World Of Blue exhibition, Higashiyama Kaii Setouchi Art Museum, Japan, 2010

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Jukoin Ito Betsuin, Ito Japan, 2005

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Screen painting for Shofuso,  Philadelphia, USA, 2007

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House in Hibaru / Suppose Design

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A 112sqm split level family house, build on the slope of the water reservoir in Fukuoka, created by Japan-based Suppose Design Office.

Photos by Toshiyuki Yano – via dezeen

An Observer’’s Report / Yuichi Ikehata

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Creative photography by Japanese artist Yuichi Ikehata

Light / Anrealage AW15-16

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Light, the second collection of Japanese fashion house Anrealage for Autumn – Winter ’15-16, by creative director Kunihiko Morinagathe. Check out the amazing catwalk video from Paris Fashion Week for some coat extravaganza and the special black fabric that made the printed textures only visible under ultraviolet lights. (source)

Rokuro Taniuchi

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Illustrations from Japanese artist Rokuro Taniuchi or Roku (1921–81)

via 55watts

Kisaragi chair / Kawakami Design Room

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The Kisaragi dining chair made of compressed wood, designed by Japanese Motomi Kawakami Design Room and produced by Hida Sangyo, one of the oldest wooden furniture companies in Japan. Gold award winner of Good Design 2014.

The Dictator / Hideya Kawakita

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Dictator, The Seat Monopolizer subway poster, created as an etiquette campaign in the mid 70s to discourage man-spread on Tokyo trains, by Japanese graphic designer Hideya Kawakita.

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