Tokyo Designers Week 2014 exhibition receives more than 100,000 visitors

Dezeen promotion: Japanese showcase   Tokyo Genius Expo welcomed over 100,000 guests through its   doors last month, as part of the country’s   biggest design event. Handiii by Exiii on show at the Super Robot ExhibitionAs part of its mission to promote Japanese design at home and abroad, Tokyo Designers Week will   exhibit at Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan and New York’s   NYCxDesign in 2015. Immortal Butterfly by Asami KiyokawaEntries were reviewed by a panel of judges including   British designer Ross Lovegrove,   and   the winner’s work was displayed in a special booth during Tokyo Designers   Week 2014. Hokusai Manga-Inspired Exhibition at Tokyo Designers WeekThe Architectural Model Project Proposal Exhibition featured models and proposals devised by 13 prominent Japanese architects, including Sou Fujimoto, Junya Ishigami, Kazuyo Sejima and Terunobu Fujimori. Architectural model by Toyo ItoVisitors were given the opportunity to take a closer look at their work and see how the projects came together. Architecture model by Kengo KumaA   newly created   prize called Dare to Dream Design Award made its debut at the Expo, with the intention of   preserving and promoting the history of   the   kimono, a traditional Japanese garment. Main image: Container by Chintai and PPPDuring this year’s   Tokyo Designers Week, the 10-day show ran from 25 October to 3 November   in the woods of Jingu Shrine. Ross Lovegrove’s Diatom chair in front of a kimonoElsewhere,   the   Hokusai Manga-inspired Exhibition   showcased   the work of   53 established and burgeoning Japanese artists, while   the   Super Robot Exhibition   attempted to explore the intersection between creativity and technology.

Updated: 11.12.2014 — 12:30