Japanese Design

Japanese design was one of the major draws that got me interested in studying the language in the first place. From the gorgeous interiors by Masamichi Katayama to the sculptures and fragile paper lamps by Isamu Noguchi. Everything has that subtle, calm understatement and is made with so much care and dedication. Here you’ll find a collection of the noteworthy things from Japan I discovered. From Japanese architecture to packaging design and Japanese design works in general.

Astro Boy Traffic Light in Sagami

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My first introduction to Osamu Tezuka’s little super hero was actually through Naoki Urasawa’s re-interpretation of the the classic Astro Boy story 地上最大のロボット (The world’s…