atelier takagi at asia now
atelier takagi at asia now
jul 29, 2010

atelier takagi at asia now

‘bluff city light’

the work of japanese born american-based jonah takagi was featured in designboom’s ‘asia now‘ exhibition at dwell on design in los angeles.

atelier takagi at asia now ‘bluff city light’

‘bluff city lights’ are pendant lamps which draw influences from paper lanterns and bluff city, tennessee. the form consists of a copper socket, enameled steel cage and aluminium diffusor.

atelier takagi at asia now ‘scaffold shelving’

‘scaffold shelving’ is a storage system made from birch plywood and dowels. the flat-pack shelving unit is influenced by bamboo scaffolding and lincoln logs (a toy which is made up of miniature logs in which people can build miniature homes).

atelier takagi at asia now ‘scaffold shelving’ (detail)

atelier takagi at asia now ‘scaffold shelving’ and ‘bluff city light’ on display at ‘asia now’ image © designboom

atelier takagi at asia now ‘scaffold shelving’ and ‘bluff city light’ on display at ‘asia now’image © designboom

atelier takagi at asia now ‘leafy’ green stool

the form draws on milking stools. made from maple, milk paint and laquer, the stool’s seat is in the shape of a leaf.

atelier takagi at asia now detail

atelier takagi at asia now ‘F/K/A’ table lamp produced by mattermade

the ‘F/K/A’ table lamp, first known as the ‘spun’ table lamp derived some of its form from the repurposed sauce pan that originally served as the light’s shade. produced by furniture manufacturer mattermade, the theme of versatility continues with the tripod legs that prepare the lamp for uneven surfaces. the diffuser produces a soft glow, while the pull cord adds a hint of nostalgia. the shade, base and electrical cord are available in a variety of colors and finishes.

atelier takagi at asia now installation view of the japan sector of ‘asia now’ image © designboom

atelier takagi at asia now illustrations showing various contemporary production of art, architecture and design in japan image © designboom

atelier takagi at asia now detail of atelier takagi’s work on show at ‘asia now’ image © designboom

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