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Starbucks Tokyo Pop-up Shop by Nendo - Featured Image

Starbucks Tokyo Pop-up Shop by Nendo

On trendy Omotesando street in Tokyo, Nendo created a pop-up shop dedicated to Starbucks’ espresso drinks with a space designed like a library complete with bookshelves and of course – books. Nine different books, each in a different color representing a different drink ranging from lattes to cappuccinos to cafe mochas, are placed on the…

Bird Apartment by Nendo - Featured Image

Bird Apartment by Nendo

Last year, we featured a non-slip Alcantara Birdhouse (Alcantara is a suede-like artificial leather) created by Nendo. This year, Nendo has designed yet another birdhouse – but a much bigger one – in the Momofuku Ando Center in Nagano, Japan. This birdhouse features 78 nesting spaces for birds on one side, and then on the…

Wallpaper Design Awards 2012 - Featured Image

Wallpaper* Magazine Design Awards Winners Announced

Winners for the 2012 Wallpaper* Design Awards were announced. Eleven of the awards were decided by an international judging panel that included: Cross-dressing artist Grayson Perry; New York-based Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly; Swiss art auctioneer and co-founder of Phillips de Pury, Simon de Pury; Head of Bulthaup, the German kitchen manufacturer, Gerd Bulthaup; and Photographer/art…

Nendo Black Lines Taiwan - Featured Image

Nendo Solo Exhibition, Taiwan

Through 31 August, Taiwan’s National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute will showcase a solo exhibition featuring Nendo’s “Thin Black Lines” and “Dancing Squares”. Here they are as described by Nendo: “Thin Black Lines” is a collection of furniture formed from ‘still black’, so we wanted to use ‘active black on white’ for the exhibition…

Anisha LED light at Foscarini - Featured Image

Wednesday Report from Salone del Mobile’s Euroluce

Check out some of these pieces from the lighting exhibition Euroluce during the Salone del Mobile. Foscarini The Maki lighting by Nendo was originally just a simple concept created by wrapping two pieces of round paper together to create a lighting product.  Some adjustments had to be made when the production material – aluminum –…