elle decor international design award exhibition concept by nendo elle decor international design award exhibition concept by nendo
dec 24, 2012

elle decor international design award exhibition concept by nendo

nendo’s exhibition concept for the elle decor international design award exhibition at AUDI forum in tokyoall photos by masaya yoshimura



for the exhibition concept of the 2012 elle decor international design award nominees, nendo  organized the venue – the AUDI forum in tokyo – through the installation of 60 cut-out panels in the shape of people as a means of creating walls to divide the space into various areas. sections in which the placement of figures was absent, defined passageways in which to navigate through the show. the ‘walls of people’ made the works difficult to see from a distance, in a way encouraging visitors to approach the display, to view the pieces presented from ‘over someone’s shoulders’, inviting surprise and curiosity.



60 cut-outs of people were installed throughout the space to define various exhibition areas




general view




the figures ranged in height adding visual curiosity to the displays




the act of viewing the works on show was done much in the way of ‘looking over one’s shoulder’




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