Posts tagged Japan

The Toaster by Balmuda

The Toaster is a minimalist design created by Japan-based designer Balmuda. The Toaster is the ultimate toaster to achieve the best flavor and texture. Balmuda has researched to find the perfect temperature control and steam technology to achieve the best taste. Settings can…

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Muji Air Purifier

Japanese purveyor of minimalist modern goods Muji has a new addition joining their home appliance line, a nearly 20″ tall, all-white turbine air purifier. The Muji Air Purifier is engineered around a dual counter fan…

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Shrimp House

Shrimp is a minimalist house located in Hiroshima, Japan, designed by UID Architects.  The house is separated into three volumes focused around a central internal courtyard. The three volumes are layered by a series of…

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Kame

Kame is a minimalist is a hybrid polycarbonate-fabric suitcase. The polycarbonate body is light yet strong, and the cloth lid supple for easier packing. The designers named the suitcase ‘kame’, ’tortoise’ in Japanese, for this structural…

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Fujiyama Glass

Fujiyama Glass is a minimalist design created by Japan-based designer Product Design Center. The charm of this product is revealed when adding beer, in which a certain form is rendered into the glass. No matter…

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Tokyo Loft

Tokyo Loft is a minimalist house located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by G architects studio. This unique apartment is located in the very heart of Tokyo, inside a low-rise apartment complex, one block from a…

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Porcelain Stacking Tools

In your kitchen you should always look for hardworking tools, but they need an aesthetic which makes you want to use them. The Porcelain Stacking Tools from Makoto Koizumi covers both bases. It includes a mortar with pestle,…

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Nihon Typeface

The Nihon type family builds the bridge between the western and the eastern typography and allows you to write and read in latin letters with an Japanese appearance. All latin letters were abstracted and completely…

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House for Installation

House for Installation is a renovated house located in Osaka (Japan), which is converted into a minimalist atelier and residence for artists. Simplicity, flexibility and elegant use of light defines the living and working spaces, an abstract…

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Chiyodanomori Clinic

It’s hard to fault the reasoning behind the design of the Chiyodanomori Clinic by Hironaka Ogawa. Going to the dentist has never been a favourite pastime of anyone’s, in fact, some people are positively mortified by it….

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House in Yatsugatake

House in Yatsugatake is a beautiful cantilevered residence jutting from the hillside by Kidosaki Architects Studio. The house is constructed mainly of wood and concrete and offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains because of the…

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