This Week from Tokyo
by Jean / August 9, 2007


+ The Japanese Ministry of the Environment has come up with a great guide on how you should wrap things using a traditional furoshiki (wrapping cloth) -- you can download a larger PDF file here. Perfect for that Jun Aoki or Kengo Kuma "Architexture" furoshiki you may have lying around.


+ From Tokyo to New York: Not only is MUJI opening their first US store in New York this fall (at the New York Times building), they're already planning on a second one in the city (455 Broadway), and have now launched an offical US site for the brand.


+ Taeki Oh's "Conceptual Drawing Table" has a surface that interacts to pressure put onto it. Via JoshSpear.com.


+ A combination MP3 player and shower head? That's exactly what Yanko Design has come up with, designed by Hae Lim. Via Core77. JS


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