WA: The Essence of Japanese Design
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In this exquisitely produced book, readers can explore the beauty, essence, and enduring impact of Japanese design through 250 key objects, ranging from calligraphy brushes and traditional lacquered bento boxes to Isamu Noguchi's paper lamps and other modern classics. Projects are organized by material, with chapters on wood, metal, glass, ceramics & stone, paper, fabric and synthetic materials, each introduced by a short essay. Features contributions from the most important Japanese designers, such as Shiro Kuramata, Naoto Fukasawa and Sori Yanagi, alongside contemporary pieces from up-and-coming designers.