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Tag: Japanese design

Sori Yanagi dies at 96

Seeing Things / Sori Yanagi’s Everyday Beauty  Re-posted from The New York Times Magazine, by  Brooke Hodge, January 5, 2011 The Japanese designer Sori Yanagi, who died on Dec. 25 in Tokyo at the age of 96, is best known for his 1956 Butterfly Stool. It is both elegant and utterly simple: two curved pieces of […]

Japan’s capsule hotel now a coffin-sized home

January 07, 2010, |by Kyung Lah, CNN Satoshi Miura crawled into his rented room, dropping his bag in the corner. It didn’t take long to get settled — home tonight is a capsule. The rooms are boxes in this capsule hotel about the size of a coffin. But no matter, says 45-year-old Miura. He’s only […]

Lego-style apartment transforms into infinite spaces

Lego style transformable space

Multifunctional space – What else do we really need? This is my idea of a perfect space. The impeccable classy design formed out of moving parts in 258 square feet. The next step to this “Lego-style” apartment would be mobility. Wouldn’t it be great to have this transformable, multifunctional habitat be able to fit perfectly […]

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