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AXIS vol. 140 (2009 July / August)



Cover Interview: Yugo Nakamura

Yugo Nakamura’s work transcends the language barrier by using design as a node to connect people. We talked with this top creator in the world of interface design who wants to develop that gateway not according to narrow originality but as something that can be shared more deeply.


Feature: Project Report    Seeking the Next key Concepts

Introduces here are numerous projects slated for the second half of 2009 ti 2010 by designers, architects and others overflowing with creative minds. We also include projects still in the planning stage.   MIT Media Lab, Tadao Ando, Ron Arad, nendo, Philips Design, Marti Guixe, Shigeru Ban  etc. 

MIT Media Lab Tangible Media Group's Gesture Interfaces

MIT Media Lab Tangible Media Group’s Gesture Interfaces


Topics: An interview with Gary Hustwit, director of the movie “Objectified”

How did he create a film on the theme of product design?

Gary Huswit   Photo by Oto Gillen

Photo by Oto Gillen


Topics: Design born of the concept of nonlinearity

Nonlinear science is gaining significance as a new academic field to cope with our complex and diversified world. Will it become a key factor in opening up a new paradigm for design?

Design born of the concept of nonlinearity

Design born of the concept of nonlinearity


Opinion: Dieter Holstrater, General Manager of FSB

Photo by Hanae Komachi

Photo by Hanae Komachi


Series: James Dyson on the Origin of the Product / The Prototype “Ricoh’s project HITOSOBA / Traditional Craft Forms “Mountain Tea” etc.

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