Design Tide 2009

One of the major events of Tokyo Design Week 2009 introduces top products from a variety of fields.

poster for DesignTide Tokyo 2009

DesignTide Tokyo 2009

at Tokyo Midtown
in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
This event has ended - (2009-10-30 - 2009-11-03)

In Photo Reports by Paul Baron 2009-11-02

Another year, another cavernous entrance hall

Between clouds and a snow cave

Cute cushioning peanuts shaped as letters and peanutshttp://minna-design.com

Pasta Jewelry by IsolationUnitNice table by IsolationUnit

http://www.isolationunit.info

Illuminated Hunger Tree by Takeshi Ishigurohttp://trendgate.co.jp/revi

Smiling key holder by 83 Designhttp://www.83design.jp

Nike-sponsored corner. A group of grand-pa's and ma's playing rugby with a baby...

Leaves by Richard Hutten. Pricey but fun little magnets!http://www.eandy.com

A cute denim roseWrite? Light! by Jane Jaeun Park, part of the Seoul Young Designers Pavilion
http://www.jaeunpark.com

Ex-London RCA students present eco projects

Ex-London RCA students present eco projectshttp://www.dotmancando.info

Soap, portable light by Jiyeon Ahn, part of the Seoul Young Designers Pavilionhttp://www.luca12.com

360 Lighting by Studio Easter Egg, part of the Seoul Young Designers Pavilionhttp://www.studioeegg.com

To be part of the code TiWiKi Project, you must first find a TiWiKi, then follow the intructions

You can find TiWiKis or spread them around the city, starting around Shibuyahttp://www.codetiwiki.com

That’s it for our preview. There are many many other projects and products to discover on site. DesignTide 2009 goes on until Tuesday, so off you go!

Paul Baron

Paul Baron. Born in 1977 in Paris. After graduating in 2002 from the London College of Communication, he moved to Tokyo to taste Japan's powerful visual culture. After 3 years at Honda R&D as an interaction designer and his 2004 launch of Tokyo Art Beat with Olivier and Kosuke, he now works as a usability and information designer at AQ, a Tokyo-based design & web agency. After-hours, he enjoys holding on to his rapidly fading unofficial title for biggest visitor of art exhibits in Tokyo and baking all sorts of cakes in his new Ikea kitchen. » See other writings

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