Made in Japan: 100 New Products
From chairs to cutlery, Japan creates some of the most innovative, elegant, whimsical and well-made objects in the world. Combining high aesthetic standards with cutting-edge technology, many of these designs turn everyday items into functional works of art that would look as good in a museum as on a kitchen counter. This book surveys 100 of the country’s recent design triumphs, among them furnishings, utensils, gadgets, office equipment and even a silent guitar. Created specifically for the Japanese consumer, these products reflect the way people live, work and play in a country that prizes highly both exceptional craftsmanship and industrial perfection.
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