21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition “Secret Source of Inspiration: Designers’ Hidden Sketches and Mockups”

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT企画展「㊙展 めったに見られないデザイナー達の原画」

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition “Secret Source of Inspiration: Designers’ Hidden Sketches and Mockups” ⓒ Kengo Kuma and Associates
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition “Secret Source of Inspiration: Designers’ Hidden Sketches and Mockups” ⓒ Masaya Yoshimura
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition “Secret Source of Inspiration: Designers’ Hidden Sketches and Mockups” ⓒ Kengo Kuma and Associates
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition “Secret Source of Inspiration: Designers’ Hidden Sketches and Mockups” ⓒ Kengo Kuma and Associates
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition “Secret Source of Inspiration: Designers’ Hidden Sketches and Mockups” ⓒ Masaya Yoshimura
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition “Secret Source of Inspiration: Designers’ Hidden Sketches and Mockups” ⓒ Masaya Yoshimura

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Exhibition “Secret Source of Inspiration: Designers’ Hidden Sketches and Mockups”

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT企画展「㊙展 めったに見られないデザイナー達の原画」

Tokyo, Japan
2019.11-2020.05
Exhibition

At the exhibition “Secret Source of Inspiration”, we presented our design process through two projects, using a series of study models and mockups. The first, Takanawa Gateway station, where we thoroughly studied the technique of “folding” in architecture, resulted in the second, a fabric which we developed in collaboration with Dassault Systemes. We wanted to emphasize that each project in our practice is related to the next and does not function as a complete work, but rather, the projects signify our chain of thoughts; an evolution.

The backdrop of the display uses Kuma’s own manuscripts for his books, and sketches of the models for the two projects above (Takanawa and Breath /ng).

Project team: Kazuhiko Miyazawa, Tomochika Miki, Shiho Yoo, Go Terasawa

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