japan car: creations for a crowded globe exhibition
japan car: creations for a crowded globe exhibition japan car: creations for a crowded globe exhibition
nov 23, 2008

japan car: creations for a crowded globe exhibition

‘tanto’ by daihatsu

japan car: designs for the crowded globe
at: science museum, london
from: november 29th, 2008 – april 19th, 2009

traveling exhibition japan car: designs for the crowded globe, just finished displaying in paris and is now gearing up for a show at the science museum in london. the exhibition takes a look at the automotive industry in japan, which is home to eight automotive manufacturers. the designers of the cars on display have aimed to consider the status of our cities, roads, environments, landscapes, industrial and natural resources in relation to the aesthetic and economic culture of japan. the actual cars themselves which are being exhibited take into consideration the simplicity and practicality of the japanese aesthetic, highlighting vehicles which have a reduced impact on the environment. the concept of the exhibition and graphic panels are by kenya hara, and the overall exhibition design is done by architect, shigeru ban.

‘copen’ by daihatsu

‘i-MiEV’ by mitsubishi motors

display of car components

‘pivo’ by nissan

‘iQ’ by toyota which was also on display at tokyo design week as part of the ‘good design exhibition 2008’ installation view of the exhibition

‘i-REAL’ by toyota


japan car: designs for the crowded globe: http://japancar.designplatformjapan.com

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