Origins: The Creative Spark Behind Japan's Best Product Designs

Hardback
Gorgeously illustrated and lively, this new book reveals the ideas that led to Japan's most innovative and exciting contemporary product designs, including delightful examples of furniture, appliances, and devices that are useful, graceful, eye-catching, and distinctly Japanese. Japan has a long history of combining the newest technology with clever, striking and intricate design, the result of the traditional aesthetic of monozukuri, or the art of making things.' The unique style and efficiency of Japan's best products have earned the respect of'