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The Prototype Archive 3  NEC AXES (2006)
09.07.31

Proposal for an interface that allows users to manipulate various search conditions as if operating a radio tuner in order to find desired information among vast amounts of data. (more...)

The book review leads to creation 

The book review leads to creation 3 Une Petite Maison / A book review by furniture designer Makoto Koizumi
09.07.27

Une petite maison 1923  Author: Le Corbusier (Birkhuser)  A book review by furniture designer Makoto Koizumi (more...)

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Designers on AXIS cover 4 Sohrab Vossoughi
09.07.23

[caption id="attachment_564" align="aligncenter" width="421" caption="Photo by Yoshiaki Tsutsui"][/caption] In AXIS vol. 73 (1998 May/June) we featured product designer and founder of ZIBA Design, Sohrab Vossoughi. (more...)

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Who will host the 2016 Olympic Games?
09.07.22

Now the 2016 Olympic Games is under the political situation. No, Olympic Games is always political.  (more...)

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The Prototype Archive 2  Hitachi IKESU (2005)
09.07.18

[caption id="attachment_516" align="aligncenter" width="587" caption="Photo by Makoto Fujii"][/caption] Prototypes for a content viewing system “fish tank.” The photo shows a demonstration of a music player. (more...)

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Creating the “voice” of a magazine—the AXIS font development story
09.07.16

Do you know the named AXIS font? This font is the work of the typographer Isao Suzuki. As suggested by its name, the font was created on the premise that it would be used in AXIS magazine. (more...)

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The book review leads to creation 2 THEORY OF KAWAII / A book review by nendo representaive and designer Oki Sato

  「かわいい」論 (ちくま新書) THEORY OF KAWAII  Authors: Inuhiko Yomota (Chikuma Shinsho,  ¥714) "The depth of words that should not be uttered lightly" A book review by nendo representaive and designer Oki Sato (more...)

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Designers on AXIS cover 3 Erik Spiekermann
09.07.13

[caption id="attachment_483" align="aligncenter" width="421" caption="Photo by Yoshiaki Tsutsui"] [/caption] AXIS magazine has been featuring designers, architects and creators in the cover and cover interview since vol. 70 (December 1997). We will introduce those designers’ portraits one by one under the title “Designers on AXIS cover.” In AXIS vol. 72 (1998 April) we featured typographer Erik Spiekermann. (more...)

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Design is solution?
09.07.11

This weekend we had some large trade fairs including International Stationery & Office Products Fair Tokyo and Design Accents Expo Tokyo at the Tokyo Big Sight. (more...)

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Designers on AXIS cover 9 Richard Hutten
10.03.18

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The Prototype Archive 9 Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo  Display of Sunlight through the Leaves (2006 -)
09.12.08

The book review leads to creation

The book review leads to creation 11 Arte come mestiere (Design as Art) / A book review by designer Naoto Fukasawa
11.03.09

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