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Herman Miller, Designing Work

Herman Miller, Designing Work

As a supporter of the INDE.Awards and partner of The Design Studio category, Herman Miller understands the importance of fostering and supporting designers in their quest for design perfection.

Meet the brand that helped put Japanese design on the global map

Meet the brand that helped put Japanese design on the global map

On the occasion of its 90th anniversary, Maruni comes round circle – in more ways than one. We speak with the brand’s key visionaries, president Takeshi Yamanaka, art director Naoto Fukasawa, and long-time collaborator Jasper Morrison.

Issey Miyake Kyoto amalgamates past and present

Issey Miyake Kyoto amalgamates past and present

Naoto Fukasawa outfits a traditional michiya into Issey Miyake’s first standalone store in Kyoto, offering a tranquil backdrop for the brand’s graphic and colourful clothing.

Papilio Outdoor by Naoto Fukasawa

Papilio Outdoor by Naoto Fukasawa

The evolution of the Papilio Collection from B&B Italia has been an organic one, in the tradition of its namesake, the butterfly.

Naoto Fukasawa: Carefully Considered

Naoto Fukasawa: Carefully Considered

From a finely honed Japanese armchair through to a carefully executed Italian lamp, there’s always a consideration for detail, balance and refinement in Fukasawa’s work. Alice Blackwood has the story.

Love Papilio by Naoto Fukasawa

Love Papilio by Naoto Fukasawa

The Papilio family continues to grow and its creator, Naoto Fukasawa, has now conceived a small sofa, recreating and expanding the design of Grande Papilio armchair.

Naoto Fukasawa for Magis

Naoto Fukasawa for Magis

The Japanese designer’s re-edited Pizza Table and Cosino shelf system both offer a brand of design that is less precious and more accessible. Rachel Lee-Leong tells us more.