WA The Essence of Japanese Design

Explore the enduring beauty of Japanese design through some 250 objects, ranging from bento boxes, calligraphy brushes, and Shoji sliding doors to Noguchi’s Akari lamp, the iconic Kikkoman soy sauce bootle, and a modern‐day kimono ...

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WA: The Essence of Japanese Design
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Stefania Piotti, Rossella Mennegazzo
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-14 - Publisher: Phaidon Press

Explore the enduring beauty of Japanese design through some 250 objects, ranging from bento boxes, calligraphy brushes, and Shoji sliding doors to Noguchi’s Akari lamp, the iconic Kikkoman soy sauce bootle, and a modern‐day kimono designed by Issey Miyake. Printed on craft paper and bound in the traditional Japanese style,
Sar
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Swapnaa Tamhane, Rashmi Varma
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-23 - Publisher: Phaidon Press

An exploration of the timeless beauty of Indian design through 200 classic objects. The Indian subcontinent is an amalgamation of peoples, cultures, languages and philosophies. Throughout history Indian culture has been subject to myriad different influences, from the Mughal empire to the British Raj to the now globalized nation in
Shaping the Field of Translation In Japanese ↔ Turkish Contexts I
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Esin ESEN, Ryō Miyashita
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-31 - Publisher: Peter Lang

The academic discipline of translation studies is only half a century old and even younger in the field of bilateral translation between Japanese and Turkish. This book is the first volume of the world’s first academic book on Turkish↔Japanese translation. While this volume gathered discussions on translation studies with theoric
The Organization of Craft Work
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Emma Bell, Gianluigi Mangia, Scott Taylor, Maria Laura Toraldo
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-06 - Publisher: Routledge

This edited book focuses on the organization and meaning of craft work in contemporary society. It considers the relationship between craft and place and how this enables the construction of a meaningful relationship with objects of production and consumption. The book explores the significance of raw materials, the relationship between
Japan beyond the Kimono
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Jenny Hall
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-06 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

In the ancient city of Kyoto, contemporary artisans and designers are using heritage techniques and traditional clothing aesthetics to reinvent wafuku (Japanese clothing, including kimono) for modern life. Japan Beyond the Kimono explores these shifts, highlighting developments in the Kyoto fashion industry such as its integration of digital weaving and