Tag Archives: Design

Fun Link Friday: Moving Paper Designs

Whether inventive takes on origami and paper art in general, our Fun Link Fridays have seen a lot of cool designs! This week we have another oldie but goodie: the work of Nakamura Haruki, who brings movement to his paper … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Food Waste Tableware

Anyone who has the pleasure of working with me knows I take food waste and garbage sorting Very Seriously. I found this Design Boom article on Japanese designer Kosuke Araki, who creates series of tableware and vessels using daily food waste with the intention to make … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Non-Latin Type Design and Human-Computer Interaction

FACE/INTERFACE Type Design and Human-Computer Interaction Beyond the Western World December 1-2, 2017 Stanford University In connection with the Fall 2017 Stanford University Libraries exhibition, “Facing the World: Non-Latin Type Design, 1450 to Now,” we will be holding an international … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Pigeon Heels

If you haven’t seen the Pigeon Heels posts going around in English-language media semi-uncredited, you’re in for a treat. Here are the original Japanese posts by Keiko Otsuhata (as known as Keiko Ohata), who created a pair of shoes that looked like … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: A See-Through Home

If you’ve studied Japanese architecture or watched Japanese period dramas (jidai geki 時代劇), you’ve probably noticed how sliding doors in manors could be opened to reveal an atrium to allow the occupants to be close to nature. The “Hiroshima Hut” modernizes that concept … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Japanese Design: Art, Aesthetics, and Culture

Japanese Design: Art, Aesthetics & Culture Patricia J. Graham What exactly is the singular attraction of Japanese design? And why does Japanese style speak so clearly to so many people all over the world? The Japanese sensibility often possesses an intuitive, … Continue reading

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Internship: ArtAsiaPacific [Hong Kong] [unpaid]

Company: ArtAsiaPacific (AAP) Location: Hong Kong Type: unpaid, full time Length: 3-4 months Deadline: Aug. 20, 2014, for fall; Nov. 20, 2014, for winter (see details) Education: current undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates Credit available ArtAsiaPacific (AAP) is accepting … Continue reading

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