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Naoto Fukasawa

Naoto Fukasawa

Brown, Tim, author; Fukasawa, Naoto, 1956-; Moggridge, Bill, author; Hara, Kenya, author

This is the first monograph on one of today's best-known Japanese product designers - Naoto Fukasawa

Paperback, Book. English.
All formats and editions (2)
Published London: Phaidon Press, 2014

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Statement of responsibility: by Bill Moggridge, Tim Brown, Kenya Hara
ISBN: 0714866032, 9780714866031
Intended audience: Specialized.
Physical Description: 240 pages ; 29 cm
Subject: Fukasawa, Naoto, 1956-; Art and Design.

Author note

Tim Brown is CEO of design company IDEO in the US, which he joined in 1987 after graduating from the Royal College of Art in London. He has received numerous awards and his designs have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Axis Gallery in Tokyo, and the Design Museum in London.

Naoto Fukasawa (b.1956) is one of the best-known Japanese product designers working today. Having worked previously for IDEO in the US, he established his own company, Naoto Fukasawa Design, in 2003. He is responsible for the groundbreaking wall-mounted CD player for MUJI and has designed for other renowned companies including Driade and B&B Italia.

Antony Gormley (b.1950) is a celebrated English sculptor best-known for his work with metal figures, such as the Angel of the North in Gateshead, UK (1998). He was awarded the Turner Prize in 1994.

Kenya Hara (b.1958) is a renowned and award-winning product and graphic designer whose clients have included MUJI. Having established the Hara Design Institute, he is also a representative of the Nippon Design Center and Professor at Musashino Art University in Japan.

Bill Moggridge is an industrial designer and co-founder of the influential design company IDEO in the US. His own designs include the first lap-top computer in 1980, the GRiD Compass, and he regularly lectures at various institutions, including the Royal College of Art in London where he is Visiting Professor.

Jasper Morrison (b.1959) is one of the most influential British designers working today. His clients include Vitra, Magis and Flos, and he is responsible for classics such as the Family Kitchen containers for Alessi (1998) and the Low Pad Chair (1999) for Capellini.

Masato Sasaki (b.1952) is a contributing writer of The Ecological Approach to Design, on which he collaborated with Naoto Fukasawa and Takeshi Goto. He is a specialist in ecological psychology and is presently a professor at the Unversity of Tokyo.