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Dress and Future, Drawn by 3D pen

BY SEIRAN TSUNO
@ VOL 160 ON OCT 19, 2018

Seinan Tsuno takes about the process of creating dresses (which were selected as finalists of ITS International Talent Support) using 3D pen. She’ll also share about the influence of her experience in a psychiatric hospital on her creation, and about her goals from here.

ITSに入選した3Dペンで制作した服ができたプロセス。精神科病院勤務の体験が自身のクリエーションに与えた影響と今後の目標。

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Unfixing Viewpoints

BY TAKAHIRO IWASAKI
@ VOL 160 ON OCT 19, 2018

Iwasaki's work transforms familiar daily necessities such as toothbrushes, towels, books, and other household items into new forms, challenging our fixed viewpoints. This series, entitled  "Reflection Model" elaborately produces these items with beautiful Hinoki Cypress. In 2017, these works were recognized in the Japan Pavilion of the 57th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.

歯ブラシ、タオル、文庫本の栞、ダクトテープなど見慣れた日用品を別のイメージに転化し、固定化された私たちの視点を揺さぶる岩崎さんの作品。ヒノキの木片で精巧に再現する「リフレクション・モデル」シリーズも制作し、2017年には、第57回ヴェネチア・ビエンナーレ国際美術展の日本館代表に選出されました。これまでに発表した選りすぐりの作品をダイジェストでお見せします!

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From Land Comes Design

BY HIROYUKI HORIHATA AND MAKIKO SEKIGUCHI
@ VOL 160 ON OCT 19, 2018

“Matohu” is a women’s clothing brand based in Omotesando. However, the brand does just not represent clothing. This time we will take a peek into Hiroyuki and Makiko’s beautiful works, and how they bring Japanese culture and history into fashion and design.

表参道に直営店を構える『まとふ』。ブランド名のように、日本らしさを"まとう"ような、繊細で美しい作品の紹介とともに、デザインを固有の文化や歴史から学び、ファッションの世界に展開する方法を語ってもらいます。

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Insider Outsider

BY KUNICHI NOMURA
@ VOL 160 ON OCT 19, 2018

PechaKucha is delighted to have writer, editor, creative director, actor, radio personality (and more), Kunichi Nomura take the 20x20 challenge. After publishing Sputnik: Whole Life Catalogue, a collection of interviews of 86 artists from all over the world, he has worked creatively on numerous publications including Studio Voice, Brutus, Eyescream, Oceans, and Grind. He has also made appearances in many acclaimed films and is most recently credited as co-writer, casting director, and voice actor in Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs. His radio show “Antena Traveling Without Moving” can be heard on Jwave 81.3 FM every Sunday.

インタビュー雑誌Sputnikを手掛けたのち様々な雑誌で編集、執筆に関わる。Studio Voice クリエティブディレクターを務めた他ブルータス、アイスクリーム、オーシャンズ、グラインドで連載中。ウェス・アンダーソン監督最新作『犬が島』には原案制作、キャステイングディレクター及び声優として参加。毎週日曜日にJwaveでAntena Travelling Without Movingを放送中。

 

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Drop Tokyo

BY KAZUMA IWANO
@ VOL 160 ON OCT 19, 2018

From street snaps over the past ten years, Kazuma Iwano introduces not only popular street styles but also the modern cultural history of Tokyo.

いまや世界も注目する東京ストリートファッションはもちろん、東京カルチャーの近代史を、10年間以上撮り続けてきたスナップから紐解きご紹介していただきます。

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Cultural Conduit Design

BY BETHAN LAURA WOOD
@ VOL 160 ON OCT 19, 2018

British designer, and Royal College of Art Alumni, Bethan Laura Wood will capture our imaginations with an exploration of some of the award-winning designs that have emerged from her multidisciplinary practice. Her work, characterized by material investigation, artisan collaboration, and a brilliantly colourful passion for detail investigates the relationships we make with objects in our everyday lives, and questions how they can become cultural conduits.

Bethan Laura Woodはイギリスのデザイナーにして、名門Royal College of Artの卒業生。豊富な経験を活かして生み出された素晴らしいデザインは、これまでに数多くの賞を受賞してきた。彼女の作品には、絶え間ない素材の研究、職人さんとの協力、色彩への繊細な心遣いが反映されている。彼女のプレゼンテーションは、私たちと日常の小物との関わり、そして文化への関わりのヒントを教えてくれるかもしれない。

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Not 'Burning man' but 'Lighting man'

BY KGU BUILDING WORKSHOP
@ VOL 159 ON SEP 26, 2018

Kanto Gakuin University architecture students introduce 6 imaginative projects that they have built as part of their studies. Smiles abound! 

関東学院大学の建築学生によるセルフビルドプロジェクトです。6つのプロジェクトを紹介します。

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Character a Day

BY YEKA HASKI
@ VOL 159 ON SEP 26, 2018

Yeka Haski is a multi-media artist, creating character-related artworks, illustrations and product design. In April 2018 she started a project called "Character a day" to challenge herself and to understand why we all love characters so much, and how to make a great one.

Yeka Haski はキャラクターをモチーフにしてイラストやデザインを創り出すマルチメディアアーティスト。2018年4月には ”Character a Day” (1日1キャラ) というプロジェクトを始動し、なぜ私たちはキャラクターが好きなのか、そして人気のキャラクターを生み出すにはどうすれば良いかを模索している。

 

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Creating Smart Future-Forward Products

BY LEAH KING
@ VOL 159 ON SEP 26, 2018

Product Designer Leah King will present how our role as designers is shifting with the increase in our population, decrease in our resources and the fast-paced evolution of technology. There is a need for technology to become invisible and additive in our lives. She believes that with restraint, editing and tasteful execution of our designs we can create meaningful and smarter product experiences.


プロダクトデザイナーLeah King のプレゼンテーションは、人口増加、諸資源の減少、そして急速な技術革新の中でのデザイナーの役割がどのような変化を遂げているかについて。彼女いわく、もっと有意義かつスマートなUXのためには、デザインの無駄を徹底的に削ぎ落としつつ粋さも残すことが不可欠だそうだ。

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The Man Who Fell into His Own Shadow

BY PETER MEARS
@ VOL 159 ON SEP 26, 2018

Tech guy Peter Mears shares his passion of the skies revealing answers to some the questions we have wanted to ask about skydiving.


スカイダイビングのことなら、Peter Mearsに聞いてみよう。テックへの情熱もすごいけど、空への情熱も負けないくらい熱い彼なら、なんでも答えてくれるはず。

 

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The Reason We Grow Silkworms

BY KAZUSHI TOMITA
@ VOL 159 ON SEP 26, 2018

Kazushi Tomita who works in his families 440-years kimono business, will present about sericulture, or silk farming, and natural-dyed hand-weaving kimonos. He’ll invite us to his shop, Aoyama Tomihiro, where every month he holds events, called YORIAI1-1-1, in order to facilitate discussion about handcraft and its value. 


創業440年の企業「とみひろ」を継ぐ冨田和司は、自社で始めた養蚕と、草木染め着物作りについてプレゼンテーシ ョンを行います。彼の店舗青山とみひろでは、毎月YORIAI1-1-1というイベントを通して、手仕事の魅力を考えるイベントを開いています。

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Fascinated by Snow Mountains

BY RISA SUZUKI
@ VOL 159 ON SEP 26, 2018

One snow mountain photo provided enough reason for Risa (@risacollage) to start hiking. She’ll present the true beauty of hiking and the appeal of snow mountains by impressing us with some amazing photos!

一枚の雪山写真をきっかけに登山を始めたリサさん。美しい山の写真と共に、登山の素晴らしさ、雪山の魅力についてプレゼンテーションを行います。

 

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