Tag Archive: design

Visualize & Awaken: A Talk by Kenya Hara

Talk and slide presentation in conjunction with Designthinkers 2016 Designer, Kenya Hara (b.1958) emphasizes the design of both objects and experiences. In 2000, he produced the exhibition RE-DESIGN–Daily Products of the 21st Century, which successfully presented the fact that the resources … Continue reading →

Reflecting on the Past/ Reflecting on the Future: Hyogo Aid ’95 Revisited

April 13 – May 13, 2016 The Japan Foundation, Toronto The works exhibited here form a set of posters, compiled as an initiative of the Hyogo Aid ’95 Committee in 1996. In order to support the victims of the Great … Continue reading →

Poster Exhibition: Getting the Big Picture in B-Zero

May 6 – June 30, 2015 The Japan Foundation, Toronto In 1953, the Nissenbi (Japan Advertising Artists Club) Poster Competition set the entry format size as B1 (103 cm × 72.8 cm). This format quickly became the standard for posters … Continue reading →

Kochuu: Japanese Architecture/Influence & Origin

Dir. Jesper Wachtmeister 2006, 53 min. KOCHUU is a visually stunning film about modern Japanese architecture, its roots in the Japanese tradition, and its impact on the Nordic building tradition. Winding its way through visions of the future and traditional … Continue reading →

Design Lectures: Hiroshi Kashiwagi & Yoshifumi Nakamura

In conjunction with “Japanese Design Today 100”exhibition 1:00 pm Curator’s talk by Hiroshi Kashiwagi 3:30 pm Designer/Architect’s talk by Yoshifumi Nakamura Prof. Hiroshi Kashiwagi (Musashino Art University) and architect/furniture designer, Mr. Yoshifumi Nakamura, are visiting Toronto to give lectures to Canadian … Continue reading →