kyouei design at asia now
kyouei design at asia now kyouei design at asia now
aug 01, 2010

kyouei design at asia now

‘honeycomb lamp’

the work of japanese design studio kyouei design ltd. (kouichi okamoto) was featured in designboom’s ‘asia now‘ exhibition at dwell on design in los angeles.

‘honeycomb lamp’

made out of denguri paper, the fold-out lampshade can surround any light bulb and socket, producing a honeycomb pattern when fully open.

‘honeycomb lamp’ on display at ‘asia now’ exhibitionthe honeycomb lamp is available on the designboom shop – both red and white version.

‘honeycomb lamp’ packaging

installation view of ‘honeycomb lamp’ at ‘asia now’ image © designboom

‘glass tank’

the ‘glass tank‘ works with air and water pressure. when emptying the glass, the tank re-fills it with a constant amount of liquid, without flowing over the brim.

‘liquid bookmark’ image  © designboom

each bookmark is poured and hand-made by the designer.

‘liquid bookmark’ image  © designboom

‘liquid bookmark’ image  © designboomget your set of liquid bookmarks at the designboom shop.

‘liquid bookmarks’ on display at ‘asia now’ image © designboom

‘liquid bookmarks’ on display at ‘asia now’ image © designboom

‘liquid lamp’

in addition to the ‘liquid bookmark’, kyouei design has also recently released the ‘liquid lamp’. like the bookmark, the lamp is designed with a dripping pattern that makes the product appear as if it is melting.

‘liquid lamp’

‘holey illuminated chair’ by takeshi miyakawa and ‘liquid lamp’ by kouichi okamoto image © designboom

japanese design at ‘asia now’ image © designboom

graphic panels for the japanese section of the ‘asia now’ exhibition image © designboom

close-up image © designboom

please see also a range of products by kouichi okamoto, available on the designboom shop. liquid bookmark red honeycomb lamp white honeycomb lamp red balloon lamp white balloon lamp color light

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