Tokyo Design Week coverage at DESIGNWS.COM, "This year, for the first time the focal point of the weeks activities is Jingu Gaien, a unique and beautiful open space in the heart of Tokyo.". Part 2 is here.
This week's MoCo picks, Tokyo Design Week edition, II.
+ PingMag's Best Of Tokyo Design Week 2007: Extensive TOP 20! "Why 20...? We don't want to see it as a ranking - these are simply 21 ideas we found most lovely!"
+ Takehiro Ando's Cuma and Cross consist of interlocking felt components.
+ Spect Harpman Architects' 650 square foot Zero House, "The design proposes to have self-generating electricity created by the canopy roof; as well as a 2700 gallon rooftop water collection, and a waste composting system at the lowest level.". Via architechnophilia.
+ The Complexities of Keeping It Small and Simple at the NYTimes, architects Paul McKean and Amy Donohue build a modern, green home outside Portland, Oregon. Via Apartment Therapy. See more here.
+ Alma, Orlando and Björn, a container, fan and lamp by Anita Meyer, are "three siblings [that] are parasitic helpers that ease the burden of everyday life and make us more comfortable.". Via DESIGNSPOTTER.
+ Dry Tech video at designguide.tv, "A partnership between Droog Design, the Delft university of technology and some of the brightest minds in design. The aim is to bring high-tech materials and creativity to a higher level.".
+ The wrong Wong, yep it wasn't a store and it's not Tobi at UnBeige.