What went on at Japan’s premier interiors event this year
December 6th, 2007
The image above shows a projection series, where a photo was taken of willing participants, and transformed into an animated performance projected for all to view.
Set up at the ‘SuperDeluxe’ event space in Tokyo (the home of the Pecha Kucha design phenomena), the installation was an example of the unique happenings offered over the five days of 100% Design Tokyo 2007.
Other highlights of the event, held in November, included international designer Michael Young as this years guest of honour, and the ever popular Pecha Kucha proving so big, it was held in a sports stadium.
Receiving an overwhelming response from both the international and domestic design community, 100% Design Tokyo has now established itself as Japan’s premier contemporary interiors event.
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