Made in Japan

Made in Japan 100 New Products

Hardback (05 Sep 2012)

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?Made in Japan' is a simple phrase, but one full of meaning. From kettles and cutlery to chairs, 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. Made in Japan surveys 100 of the country's recent design triumphs, among them furnishings, utensils, gadgets, clothing, office equipment and even a silent guitar. While the book features mainly mass-produced objects, it also includes one-off prototypes and limited-edition items that are immensely popular in Japan. 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.

Book information

ISBN: 9781858945620
Publisher: Merrell Publishers, LTD
Imprint: Merrell Publishers
Pub date:
DEWEY: 745.20952
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 100
Weight: 1192g
Height: 203mm
Width: 257mm
Spine width: 27mm