This Week from Tokyo
by Jean / April 30, 2009


Milan Design Week ends and to the casual observer Japan was well represented in the lighting category. That's Arihiro Miyake's Carat lamp with polyhedron base above. More after the jump.



Comet
+ This week, highlights from the Milano Salone. Designboom covers an exhibition of works by Toshiyuki Kita, including his Comet table lamp (above).

Trush IN
+ Helsinki-based Japanese designer Arihiro Miyake showed Trush In, an extension cable with two sockets in a fabric container.

Carat
+ Also from Arihiro Miyake, the Carat lamp, featuring a polyhedron base.

Fruit Container by Shigeru Ban
+ Shigeru Ban designs a fruit holder for When Objects Work. Via Designboom.

Lamps by Jin Kuramoto
+ From Jin Kuramoto, Plain Lighting (left) and Rock Vase, shown as part of the "Complimentary Colors" exhibition that was curated by Dezain.net's Eizo Okada. JS


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