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Call for application: “DESIGN GYMNASTICS Light and Shadow” by Masayo Ave

The 3 days intensive design workshop "DESIGN GYMNASTICS Light and Shadow" directed by Masayo Ave will be held during the Festival of Lights in Berlin for international design experimenters. (more...)

competition What's New 

ELECOM Design Competition calling or entry

ELECOM is holding a design competition for the development of products for overseas markets. The theme is “Make smile.” (more...)

competition What's New 

KOKUYO DESIGN AWARD 2014 calling for entry

Kokuyo Design Award, one of the biggest design competitions in Japan, is calling for entry until June 30th. (more...)

AXIS Latest Issue What's New 

AXIS vol.169 in store now!

Cover interview Kazumasa Nagai & Kazufumi Nagai (more...)

AXIS Latest Issue What's New 

AXIS vol.168 in store now!

Cover interview Masamichi Katayama, Interior designer, head of Wonderwall Inc., Professor at Department of Scenography, Display and Fashion Design, Musashino Art University (more...)

award What's New 

Morisawa Type Design Competition 2014

Morisawa Type Design Competition 2014 is calling for the original typeface. (more...)

AXIS Latest Issue What's New 

AXIS vol.167

Cover interview Bunpei Yorifuji, Art director (more...)

AXIS Magazine What's New 

We wish you a Happy Creative Year !

May the New Year turn out to be the happiest and the best for you, and this year we should make the best use of our imagination and creativity for the world than ever. AXIS editorial team

competition What's New 

PVC Design Award 2013—Putting Japan's strength to the test with flexible PVC

The announcement of the results of the third PVC Design Award and exhibitions of the award winning works were held from the end of October to November in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka. (more...)

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