FUSION: Architecture + Design in JapanJuly 30, 2004-December 18, 2004
Location: Palevsky Design Pavilion
Curator: Alex Ward
The many faces of contemporary Japanese design, ranging from Sony robots through the domestic products of MUJI to avant-garde pieces drawing on a wide variety of fields: architecture, product and interactive design, furniture, visual communication, animation, fashion, and textile. Works by superstars of an older generation such as Issey Miyake, Toyo Ito, and Reiko Sudo are displayed together with works by such rising stars as Kosuke Tsumura, Tokujin Yoshioka, Studio Bow-Wow, and MIKAN.