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Issey Miyake’s Reality Lab Designed by Tokujin Yoshioka

About a week ago, Issey Miyake’s REALITY LAB opened in the Aoyama district of Tokyo. This experimental shop houses Issey Miyake’s new brand HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE and the men’s product line by 132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE. The space design by Tokujin Yoshioka comprises of contrasts between the texture of peeled walls and the futuristic…

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Starbucks Tokyo Pop-up Shop by Nendo

On trendy Omotesando street in Tokyo, Nendo created a pop-up shop dedicated to Starbucks’ espresso drinks with a space designed like a library complete with bookshelves and of course – books. Nine different books, each in a different color representing a different drink ranging from lattes to cappuccinos to cafe mochas, are placed on the…

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Spainalight at Tokyo Designer’s Week 2011

At this year’s Tokyo Designer’s Week, the Spanish Embassy of Tokyo will be hosting Spainalight, a showcase of 117 pieces that is representative of contemporary Spanish design in recent years. The showcase is curated by Stone Designs. In addition to the showcase, the Embassy will also be hosting two talks featuring Spanish designers discussing their…

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Globetrotting Designers: Your Guide to Design Fairs and Exhibitions

Claudio Larcher and Flavio Mazzone, both architects who founded Milan-based Modoloco Design co-wrote this Globetrotting Designers: Fairs and Exhibitions for Young Designers book as a guide to some of the important fairs and exhibitions around the world. It is also a book full of advice, answering two major questions: What can a young designer do…