“Measuring” in Tokyo: 21_21 Design Sight

Organized by 21_21 Design Sight and the Issey Miyake Foundation, the "Measuring: This much, That much, How much?" exhibition will start in Tokyo, on February 20, 2015. The idea was developed in November 2014, when the members of the Exhibition Team got together to explore all kinds of "Things you can do with 10 people." The results of these experiments are to be published on 21_21 DOCUMENTS. Among the involved designers are Koichi Suzuno (co-founder of Torafu architects and designer of the famous "air vase") and Norihiko Terayama (who founded Studio note after graduating from the Design Academy Eindhoven and training at Studio Richard Hutten). (…)

Torafu Architects, Space Air vase

Le studio japonais Torafu Architects (fondé en 2004, à Tokyo, par Koichi Suzuno et Shinya Kamuro) ajoute une nouvelle version à sa série Airvases, cette fois illustré des photographies de l'artiste Mikya Takimoto. L'Airvase, lancé en 2010 par Torafu Architects, a reçu le prix Red Dot 2012 dans la catégorie "Best of the Best" et s'est vu consacrer plusieurs expositions et événements. Japanese studio Torafu Architect (founded in 2004, in Tokyo, by Koichi Suzuno and Shinya Kamuro) unveiled their new version of the Airvase, illustrated by artist Mikya Takimoto. The Airvase, first published by Torafu Architects in 2010, has since received the 2012 Red Dot award for "Best of the best" product, and been dedicated several exhibitions and events.